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Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:05:07 -0400 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: email@example.com. Subject: Nurses Say Pagers Must Go; Hospitals Drag Feet Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Nurses and other healthcare workers who communicate vital patient information say they need an alternative to outdated pagers and insecure smartphones. by Alison Diana At most hospitals, nurses are still required to communicate with colleagues and doctors via Voice over IP (VoIP) or pagers. But many nurses, who tend to be constantly on the go, are increasingly ignoring policy and are texting from their smartphones instead. This approach carries risks: Not only are the phones insecure, but they could also introduce germs into sterile environments. Pagers may be less risky, but they aren't efficient. They cost US hospitals $8.3 billion in 2013, according to a report by the Ponemon Institute: $3.2 billion through time-consuming discharge processes and another $5.1 billion while clinicians waited for patient information (an average of 46 per minutes per day). Rest at: http://www.informationweek.com/healthcare/mobile-and-wireless/nurses-say-pagers-must-go-hospitals-drag-feet-/d/d-id/1204255 -or- http://goo.gl/p8rnr8 -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly) This line of life is quick and keen The time arrives, the knife is clean - David Mallett
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:39:37 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Flight 370 Search Brings Satellite Company an Unaccustomed Bit of Fame Message-ID: <email@example.com> Flight 370 Search Brings Satellite Company an Unaccustomed Bit of Fame By NICOLA CLAR KAPRIL 9, 2014 LONDON - On an enormous electronic map of the globe in the modernist headquarters of a satellite company here, two green hexagons the size of dinner plates hovered off the west coast of Australia, revealing signals from an armada of ships and planes converged in the hunt for any remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The searchers were there in large part because the company, Inmarsat, had produced an innovative analysis of a series of fleeting radio signals from the plane - picked up by one of its satellites in the hours after the jet, carrying 239 people, disappeared from radar screens March 8. Investigators say Inmarsat's findings were critical to establishing that the Boeing 777-200 almost certainly crashed into the southern Indian Ocean. And more than a month since the flight took off, they remain among the few clues that investigators have as they try to piece together what happened. ... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/10/business/international/flight-search-brings-satellite-company-unaccustomed-fame.html
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