Microsoft has entered into an agreement with the Social Security Administration to test the use of Microsoft’s HealthVault application in the SSA disability determination process. Microsoft and the SSA will develop a technical prototype that will facilitate the delivery of health information to the SSA and the National Health Information Network (NHIN). Microsoft will also collaborate with the agency to study existing personal health record standards, gaps in those standards and options for filling those gaps.
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Microsoft, Social Security Administration partner on PHR work
The Institute of Medicine is asking the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to include data on ethnicity, race and language in its standards for electronic health records.
LifeLock fraud alerts deemed illegal in ongoing fight with Experian – U.S. District Court Judge found that its practice of placing fraud alerts on customers’ credit reports is illegal.
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LifeLock fraud alerts deemed illegal in ongoing fight with Experian
Group of European companies markets WEEE-compliant electronics recycling to companies in the U.S.
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EARN Offers WEEE Experience to American Market
Prices for finished steel head downward after 10-month run-up.
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Steel Takes a Tumble in China
Company says new sifter features 3-D motion for greater throughput of difficult-to-screen products.
Company says new roll-off hoist operates at reduced loading height.
Refuse Parts LLC Introduces LowLift Hoist
Company is now serving Alabama and Arkansas markets.
Morbark Expands Dealer Network
Company also adds two products to welding line.
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ESAB Introduces Powercut 900 Cutting Package
Company’s plastics recycling subsidiary also up for award.
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Greenstar Subsidiary Nominated for Top Recycling Award