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Oregon Struggles To Clear Health Insurance Exchange's High-Tech Hurdle

Staff Writer | Kaiser Health News | December 2, 2013

Oregon's state-based health law online insurance exchange is still struggling in its quest to sign people up, and officials there are using paper applications to get the job done -- a time-consuming task. Exchanges also make news in Kentucky, California, Mississippi and Washington state. Read More »

Meet the Family Doctor with a Rare Practice — He Only Makes House Calls

Eun Kyung Kim | Today | August 15, 2017

When it comes to Ernest Brown's medical practice, the doctor is definitely not in. Ever. That’s a good thing for his patients, however, because it usually means he’s out visiting them. Brown, 49, is a family practitioner who only makes house calls. That means he travels to patients — at their homes, work sites, or hotel rooms if they’re visiting from out of town...

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New Open Source Program Aims to Help Parents of Children in Foster Care

Press Release | University of Washington | January 12, 2015

...a new open-source parenting program developed by Partners for Our Children, a center within the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, aims to help those parents become better caregivers and in turn, reunite families and reduce the costs associated with children in foster care.

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Promoting Earthquake Readiness

Harvey V. Fineberg | Washington Monthly | July 1, 2016

In Oregon, Washington State and California, an early warning system helps citizens and officials better prepare for and respond to earthquakes. In the early morning hours on August 24, 2014, scientists at UC Berkeley received a “ShakeAlert” – an alarm providing warning of a pending earthquake. Five seconds later, the city of Napa felt a magnitude 6.0 earthquake. That five-second warning was an early success for a broader goal: the creation of an earthquake early warning system that can communicate the size, extent and timing of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast...

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LISA15

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 8, 2015 (All day) - November 13, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Washington Marriott Wardman Park Washington, DC
United States

LISA: Where systems engineering and operations professionals share real-world knowledge about designing, building, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world. The LISA conference has long served as the annual vendor-neutral meeting place for the wider system administration community. The LISA15 program addresses the overlap and differences between traditional and modern IT operations and engineering, and offers a highly-curated program around four key topics: Culture, Monitoring & Metrics, SRE & Software Engineering, and Systems & Network Engineering. The six-day program includes:

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