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Boehner Says US Veterans' Claims System Is Broken

Lisa Cornwell | Yahoo! News | February 22, 2013

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said the system for handling veterans' disability claims is broken and he wants the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain what is being done to fix it. Read More »

Independent Hospitals Disappearing In Ohio

John Commins | HealthLeaders Media | July 8, 2013

University Hospitals announces its intent to acquire one of two of the last independent hospitals in northeast Ohio while consolidation continues in Massachusetts and New York City. Read More »

Kangaroos, Insurance Companies, and the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Complaining about health care prices is nothing new. The medical component of CPI has been higher than the overall CPI for decades. As far back as 1989 Gerry Anderson and colleagues showed "It's the Prices, Stupid" that explained why our national spending was so high compared to other countries. More recently, Elizabeth Rosenthal detailed those prices in an series of reports in The New York Times. She recently followed those up with her incisive book An American Sickness. Dr. Rosenthal also illustrated some of the clever techniques used to wring the most money out of our pockets, such as the upcoding industry and tacking facility fees onto visits. As the saying goes, if you're sitting at a poker table and you can't figure out who the sucker is, it's you.

New Research Finds EHRs Improve the Quality of Diabetes Care

Randall D. Cebul | Health IT Buzz | September 1, 2011

Two years ago in an address to Congress, President Obama declared his commitment to invest in electronic health records (EHRs), saying he thought it was perhaps the best way to quickly improve the quality of American health care. Just two years later, that hunch is proving true in Cleveland, Ohio. Read More »

Ohio schools seek funding under new $250 million state grant program for open source solutions

Bruce Geiselman | The Plain Dealer | October 29, 2013

The Lakewood, Fairview Park and Olmsted Falls school districts are applying for some of the $250 million available statewide over the next two years through the Straight A Fund. Read More »

Who’s Logging Your Face?

Alvaro Bedoya | The Washington Post | March 22, 2017

In 1892, Sir Francis Galton published a treatise in which he argued that the patterns on our fingers were “an incomparably surer criterion of identity than any other bodily feature.” Today, fingerprinting is ubiquitous. But the limits of the technique are clear: Fingerprinting is a targeted, one-off process whereby a single person is identified, typically through an in-person or on-site interaction. Advanced face recognition, on the other hand, lets police identify people from far away and without interacting with them...

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Ohio LinuxFest 2020

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November 5, 2020 (All day) - November 7, 2020 (All day)

The Ohio LinuxFest is a grassroots conference for the GNU/Linux/Open Source Software/Free Software community that started in 2003 as a large inter-LUG (Linux User Group) meeting and has grown steadily since. It is a place for the community to gather and share information about Linux and Open Source Software. Read More »