Posted on March 21st, 2011 No comments
Lobbying heavyweights are at work at Honolulu Hale on what might seem an unglamorous topic: a subsidy for a private scrap yard. According to and article by the Honolulu Civil Beat , Schnitzer Steel’s Oahu scrap yard gets a $1.9 million subsidy every year for recycling metal and keeping it out of the city landfill.
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Hawaii City Debates Ending Schnitzer Subsidy
Posted on January 27th, 2011 No comments
Social networking can lead to PHI breaches and inappropriate disclosures of patient information as well as medical identity theft.
Posted on September 1st, 2009 No comments
Ten years ago, the National Security Agency (NSA) started up the Centers of Academic Excellence program to encourage stronger information assurance programs at colleges and universities. Initially, there were 7 designated CAE schools. Today, the ranks have swollen to over 100 CAE-designated schools, and information assurance professionals are much better prepared to tackle the cybersecurity challenges we face.
The CAE at 10: Interview with Dickie George of the NSA
Posted on July 20th, 2009 No comments
The University of California’s San Diego Medical Center will expand its use of speech-recognition technology to several facilities, allowing physicians to include real-time speech recognition in documenting electronic health records. The voice-based technology will make it possible for physicians to document patient encounters for the EHR without the need for medical transcription or reliance on typing and mouse navigation.
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San Diego medical center uses speech technology to boost EHR use