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Electronic Cigarettes: A Healthier Alternative - From my late teens, into my mid-twenties, I was a smoker. At first, it was just recreational; however that changed fairly quickly. I began buying them and smoking regularly throughout the day. It then progressed to smoking a pack per day until it was too late. I was officially addicted. I knew it was a terrible habit and I was shamed of it and would hide it from friends and family hoping they wouldn’t find out. Finally, after coughing hacking, and repeatedly getting sick several times a year, I came to the realization that I had to quit....   [tags: Electronic Cigarettes Essays]
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Electronic Communications History - Introduction The origins of the market in electronic communications lie with the development and exploitation of the telegraph around the middle of the 19th century. You will find an excellent account of the development of the telegraph and some of the lessons this holds for the modern world in Tom Standage’s book, The Victorian Internet (readily available via Amazon). The telephone was invented (allegedly) by Alexander Graham Bell who in 1876 was granted a United States patent (174465) which in a mere six pages specified what are recognisably still the key features of the telephone system....   [tags: Electronic Communications] 1790 words
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Benefits of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) - Pace of technology adoption depends on perceived benefits in using technology. “Mr. Bush declared that every American should have an electronic medical record within 2014” (Pear, 2007). The goal was to move to EHR systems by year 2014. When President Obama took over he reinforced this goal and announced $20 billion in stimulus money to implement electronic record systems (Marcus & Nussbaum, 2009).According to an article by New England Journal of Medicine, EHR systems are widely adopted in countries like Europe, Australia but it is only fully adopted by 4 % of American physicians (Hoffmann, 2009)....   [tags: Electronic Medical Record] 1244 words
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National Electronic Healthcare Records Mandate - The national Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) mandate requires an electronic compilation of a person’s medical history. The purpose is to provide healthcare providers accurate, up-to-date information about a patients’ health between facilities. In 2004, laws were enacted to promote the successful implementation of this mandate within ten years. Patient records are stored electronically, which would give other healthcare facilities full access to a wide range of valuable information, previously only available through patient reports or numerous requests....   [tags: Electronic Medical Record]
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Electronic and Image Records - Introduction: The chapter we will be looking at today will be discussing electronic and image records. We will focus are time on key terms and key idea throughout of the chapter. The first part of this paper we are going to be look at electronic media; the second part will be record security and safety; and the final part will be image media. Electronic media will be addressing the key ideas; such as relationship between “electronic and image records; magnetic and optical media; removable data storage devices; data input; storage and retrieval procedures.”(342-348) The second part we will look at records safety and security....   [tags: electronic media, security, safety, image media]
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Electronic Gaming is Here to Stay, Let's Distinguish Fantasy from Reality - The evolving interests of the youth are now prominently different from that of the past generations. Generally all facets in the world today is now changing, improving technology has affected and directed the new interests of the youth as well. Electronic Gaming, some may go as far and say that the youth especially the young men of today regard video games as the main and favorite past time of their every day lives. Gone are the days where you see many kids out in the streets playing “old school” games that all the past generations enjoyed....   [tags: Electronic Gaming, reality, ] 859 words
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We Need Electronic Surveillance - Our society would not survive in the 21st century without the help of electronic surveillance. Safety is one of the main purposes of electronic surveillance. Safety is the state of being secure and free from danger of any sort. Today, many would rather give up their privacy for safety (Smithsimon). In fact, surveillance gadgets such as cameras, radio tracking chips and house alarms are used in many places to ensure safety. For instance, a parent can easily place a hidden camera in a stuffed animal in order to see how the babysitter handles his or her child (Public Places Have Eyes)....   [tags: Privacy vs Electronic Surveillance]
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Electronic Surveillance: Who Is Watching You? - When one walks out the front door into the world, how aware and conscious are they of how often they are watched, tracked, and monitored. Through surveillance, everywhere one goes they are having their lives watched and invaded by prying eyes. Most people believe society needs electronic surveillance and that it is there to protect them. Others believe society does not need surveillance and worry about their privacy being invaded. Many argue about different issues relating to the costly use of surveillance....   [tags: Privacy vs Electronic Surveillance, 2015]
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Solutions to the Problem of Electronic Waste - 21 century-is the time when humanity has progressed in a field of technology. Intensive development and use of techniques has led to changes not only in economy but also in socio-political and spiritual spheres of social life. However, this progress has brought with itself devastating disasters like electronics waste which cause serious health and environment pollution problems. E-waste- is a type of waste that contains obsolete or non-working electronic and electrical devices. Electronic waste can have a high level of danger because of contaminants like mercury, beryllium, cadmium, lead and brominated flame retardants discharging of which into environment may lead to formation o...   [tags: Electronics Recycling]
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Solutions to Electronic Waste - Electronic and electrical equipment is essential part of busy world.It substitute hard human work and make it faster.The majority of mankind has computer at home or at work. In recent years changing of electronic equipment become faster due to obsolescence and fashion(Deathe et al. 2008, 322 ).The problem of e-waste influence on the future environment hangs over the modern society. E-waste ^ also known as electronic waste.It means electrical and electronic equipment which is not suitable for use and fill the damps....   [tags: Recycling Electronics]
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Philips Electronics in Retail - Philips Electronic the number 7th retailer in electronics sells throughout the world has been an integral part in the emergence of electronics. In 1891 Philips was established by Gerard and his father Frederik Philips in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Four years later, in 1895 brother Anton Philips join the company. The company first produce light bulbs, becoming one of the largest manufactures of this product. In 1914, the company develop and produced products for the X-ray and radio technology industries....   [tags: Electronic Sales, Emergence of Electronics]
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Psytrance and the Spirituality of Electronics - Psytrance and the Spirituality of Electronics Electronic music is generally broken into techno, house, trance, hardcore, breakbeat, and ambient music, along with affiliated smaller genres that float between categories, like trip-hop, electro, IDM, and others. Ambient is easily recognized by its separation from dancing, which is normally manifested in slower tempos and less distinct rhythms. Breakbeat (of which drum'n'bass makes up most of the faster genres, while there are slower genres as well) is distinguished by an emphasis on ways of dividing a bar of 4/4 time other than the standard one....   [tags: Electronic Music]
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Cryptographic Protocols for Electronic Voting - Cryptographic Protocols for Electronic Voting After some preliminary research into the subject of electronic voting [BARL2003], it became apparent that there may be reason to mistrust current electronic voting systems. Further, as I studied a variety of voting systems, I realized I had little confidence that any of them (even paper ballots) would be guaranteed to produce a perfectly accurate tally. In my previous paper [BARL2003], I suggested the following definition: "An accurate voting system counts all valid votes with minimal processing error such that the intent of eligible voters is reflected in the final tally." I believe it is important for a voting system to (a) minimize error,...   [tags: Technology Electronics Essays]
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Electronic Resources for Nineteenth Century Studies - Electronic Resources for Nineteenth Century Studies Electronic resources in nineteenth century studies (and the humanities generally) might best be described at the moment in terms of promise and peril. I say "at the moment" because, as we all know, any statement about electronic texts that is true today may be false tomorrow. I say "promise' because, as we also know, electronic media are promising wonders that could only have been dreamed of five years ago: searchable databases of an almost inexhaustible size and variety, immediate access to colleagues and scholars around the world; webs of content, context, and hyper linked materials that connect to an almost dizzying array of informatio...   [tags: Electronics Education Essays]
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The Challanges of Electronic Prescribing Systems - Overview: E-prescribing systems enable the electronic transmissions of prescriptions to pharmacies from the provider's office. The promise of e-prescribing in regard to patient safety is reduction in the time gap between point of care and point of service, reduction in medication errors, and improved quality of care. This paper will give a brief overview concentrating on the reduction in medication errors and the challenges that remain with electronic prescriptions. Electronic prescribing or known as e-prescribing is the transmission, using electronic media, of prescriptions or prescription-related information from a prescriber (physician, nurse practitioner, etc.) to a pharmacy (Fincham, 20...   [tags: E-prescribing for Physicians]
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Personal Voice Or An Electronic Mail? - E-mails work faster than telephones, but was there not a time when telephones were faster and quicker than any other mode of communication. We live in an evolving world where things change every now and then and new technologies and inventions keep coming up every now and then. Why is it that we always want what is the fastest mode in everything that we do. Even if we do communication is something that is of vital importance whether the world globalizes or not but in a world like tody communication plays a vital role and at this pace its importance would grow exponentially in the future....   [tags: email, mail, telephone] 574 words
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Electronic Waste: An Environmental Crisis - With the astounding progress we have made over the last 50 years in technological advances it is no surprise that it is referred to as the information age with all of the things we have been able to achieve. From landing on the moon, from a computer and a cell phone as one all of our landmarks that have been seen as greatness, they are also seen by many as garbage, and a lot of it. In the near future we will be making better, faster, and cooler stuff always advancing but that will leave a lot of today's garbage to be attended to, as well futures garbage....   [tags: (eWaste)]
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Challenges of Electronic Health Records - Electronic Health Records (EHR) are the cause of a major force that is creating change in the health care industry. Dramatic changes, apprehension, excitement, along with fear and concern are the focus of a new era from paper charting to a new electronic health record system. Federal, state, regional and local governments are highly encouraging the adoption of electronic health records as well as the private sectors. The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, and the Administrator of the Centers of Medicare and Medical Services have all identified electronic health records as top priority....   [tags: healthcare industy, medical history]
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Conversion to Electronic Health Records - What an exciting time to become part of the health care industry. Medical research makes new discoveries to improve the quality of patient care and save lives on a daily basis. Health care reform is gaining momentum, revolutionizing the industry and requiring many administrative changes, such as the creation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Rules and standards evolved from this act provide a way to ensure your protected health information remains confidential....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Electronic Waste Management and Treatment - Introduction: One of the fastest growing solid waste in USA and the world is used electronic equipment. With everyday growth in electronic technology and its wide use in the industry, our everyday life gets easier. This day to day use of technological equipment like cell phones, GPS, CRT or even batteries has made our lives very dependent on the need for fast growth of technology and new designs. These new designs and the fast growth is the cause of early obsolescence for electronic devices. Usually Excess of electronic devices is shuffled together, and is called E-waste by the EPA and some public environmental agencies....   [tags: recycling, pollution, evironmental sconcerns]
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Overview of Electronic Commerce in China - 3.2 Overview of Electronic Commerce in China 3.2.1 Internet in China In September 1987, the Chinese Academic Network built the first domestic Internet e-mail node and sent out the first e-mail from China. The universities were the first Chinese institutions to connect to the Internet. In 1990, a number of Chinese universities and educational institute including the Ministry of Education were connected. But substantial growth of Internet was not occurred until year 1994, when the National Computing and Networking Facility of China project opened a 64K international dedicated line to the Internet, which achieved a full-functional connection....   [tags: Commerce] 1621 words
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The Definition of Electronic Door Lock - ... [3] "In America, it's all about convenience and gadgets. If you can walk up to the door with your smartphone and touch the lock and it opens, why do you want keys?" he says, "As long as it’s secure." [3] Four examples of door lock products that are out on the market or soon to be released are: Lockitron, UnikeyKevo, August Smart Lock and Goji Smart Lock. [4] The problems that people faced nowadays are the house burglary cases increase days by days. Some homeowner cannot control the security of their house when he or she is not around....   [tags: burglary, homeowner, metal tool ]
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Analysis of the Electronic Cigarettes Market - Introduction This report explores E-cigarettes. First, it introduces E-cigarettes, their market information, and their special characteristics. Second, the report will state their market structure, market competitions and government regulations. Then, the report will explain why E-cigarettes should be normal goods and how the suppliers could increase demand. Next, the report will analyse the development of this market, its opportunities for new entry and whether it is sensible to open a new business....   [tags: E-cigarette Market Analysis]
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Implementation of iPad for Electronic Charting - Background Nurses have long been known for their attention to patient care. The reason many nurses have entered this profession is due to their desire to care for people. The overwhelming responsibilities of documentation, chart reviews, verifying orders and medications, monitoring lab results, among others, leaves the direct care of the patient to another, possibly unqualified, staff member. Bolton, Gassert, and Cipriano (2008) estimate that a mere 23-30% of a nurse’s day is spent providing care to a patient....   [tags: Nursing]
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Electronic Communication in Health Care - On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signs into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The law promotes electronic health records and infrastructure development to cut costs in health care. While the law does not mandate their use, the federal government has set aside twenty billion dollars to help in the development of a strong health information technology infrastructure. Title IV states, “NO INCENTIVE PAYMENT IF FIRST ADOPTING AFTER 2014” (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, 2009)....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Electronic Medical Records and Charting - Electronic Medical Records and Charting Today’s healthcare is changing, and more hospitals are commencing to go paperless using computers for both medical records and charting. Computers are widely accepted, in personal and professional settings. It is an essential requirement for computer literacy. Numerous advances in technology during the past decade require that nurses not only be knowledgeable in nursing skills but also to become educated in computer technology. While electronic medical records (EMR’s) and charting can be an effective time management tool, some questions have been asked on how exactly this will impact the role and process of nursing, and the ultimate effects on patie...   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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The Electronic Health Record Mandate - The National Electronic Health Record Mandate “An electronic health record (EHR) is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EHRs are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users.” (healthit.gov) The EHR mandate was created “to share information with other health care providers and organizations – such as laboratories, specialists, medical imaging facilities, pharmacies, emergency facilities, and school and workplace clinics – so they contain information from all clinicians involved in a patient’s care.” ("Providers & Professionals | HealthIT.gov", n.d., p....   [tags: health, human services, medical records]
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The Albanian Electronic Health Record - Abstract. The issue of Electronic Health Records interoperability can be seen as very important at the beginning of conception or as an emergency associated with high impact in quality of care, and costs if left to be solved at an advanced stage of the process. This paper tends to analyze the Albanian situation in EHR interoperability and identify the major deficiencies. This case is complicated even more from the country population structure and emigration. A large part of population is living and working in western European countries bringing the question of their electronic records interoperability....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Electronic Technology: Bullying and Cyberbulling - Today, the world that we live in is a different place then it was even ten years ago. One of the major differences in the world is the use of electronic technologies. It seems like every year companies around the world are coming up with new technological devices that are supposed to make it easier for people to do many things including, keep in contact with friends and family, access the internet on the go, watch TV and listen to music on their phones and much more. Although these technological devices have some useful qualities they also make it easier for people to access each other....   [tags: internet, social media, embarrasing information]
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Watching TV: The Electronic Professor - Watching TV: The electronic professor “Stop watching television and go do something productive!” My mother would shout angrily when I would watch the “The Simpsons.” As mentioned in the article "Watching TV Makes You Smarter," Steven Johnson argued that 21st Century television shows develop complicated and more challenging narratives than those of an earlier time and offer viewers extra intellectual stimulation. Consequently television programming today reveals an astonishing narrative sophistication with unique plots increasing the viewer’s intellectual demands....   [tags: Television] 1548 words
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Securing The Electronic Operating Environment - Purpose Operating systems, applications, databases, and other types of information processing systems are the core element for all business operations all through the private and public sector environments. Because no information system is bulletproof, nor is there any way to ensure complete safety while using any type of electronic device it is essential to practice vigilance at all times. Viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malicious tools are used daily by hackers at an attempt to compromise sensitive data and integrity of information systems....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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House Arrest with Electronic Monitoring - My topic is based on house arrest (HA) with electronic monitoring (EM) and I will be arguing in favour of it being an alternative to confinement. This alternative method is reliable, lenient, efficient, and effective. It is reliable because it is a valid option for offenders who committed less severe crimes, leaving more space in prison for serious offenders. After all, there is a growing concern of jails getting overcrowded, meaning more offenders are under custody in one institution that requires more supervision....   [tags: confinement, efficiency, crime, cost effectiveness]
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The Genre of Electronic Music - In addition to genres making slow, gradual shifts in their course of development, the invention of new, useful technologies abruptly altered and almost completely transformed many genres and their sounds. Although new and innovative technology has always influenced the speed at which music advances, only recently has technology so abruptly made such an imprint on music and its quality. The use of devices such as turntables and synthesizers brought about the genre of Electronic music, which is specifically characterized by experimentation with devices that affect the pitch, tempo, and tone of instruments and vocals and a very futuristic, up-beat vibe....   [tags: pitch, tempo, and tone of instruments]
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Electronic Cigarette Legalization Analysis - Since 2008, Electronic Cigarettes have become widely popular across the United States, despite the obvious health benefits the long term health effects of “smoking” electronic cigarettes are still unknown to researchers today. Electronic Cigarettes are the answer to a safer method of consuming nicotine despite its more popular tobacco products. Even though the effects of consuming large amounts of nicotine in a persons’ system is unknown, the unbanning of electronic cigarettes in Los Angeles decrease the harm second-hand smoke causes as well as the health risks associated with toxic tobacco products such as cancer....   [tags: cigarettes, smoking, nicotine, tobacco]
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Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) - Introduction This paper will discuss the Mayo clinic and its involvement in National Health Information Network; The Mayo clinic is renowned for its outpatient clinic, and it’s diverse and complex organization. This paper will show financial considerations involved in implementing an integrative electronic medical record. Address ethical and legal issues that are involved in including the possible issues that might occur for a very small, a medium-sized, and a large organization or system when trying to replicate the Mayo Clinic’s health information system....   [tags: Health, medical records]
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Article Review: Electronic Commerce - The World Wide Web(WWW)has been providing extensive opportunities for merchants to conduct their businesses online. Electronic commerce is a new form of online exchange in which most transactions occur among parties that have never met. As in traditional exchanges, concerns about trust have been identified as a barrier to customer for engaging in e-commerce and a barrier for the success of electronic commerce. In the traditional market, a typical customer would be limited to choosing from a few local retailers....   [tags: Article Review]
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Electronic Medical Records Systems - Electronic Medical Records systems lie at the center of any computerized health information system, without them other modern technologies, such as decision support systems cannot be effectively integrated into routine clinical workflow. The paperless, inter-operable, multi-provider, multi-specialty, multi-discipline computer medical record, which has been a goal for many researchers, healthcare professionals, administrators, and politicians for the past 20+ years is however about to become a reality in many western countries....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Electronic Design for the Time Measurement of a TV Channel - Electronic Design for the Time Measurement of a TV Channel This paper presents a designing an electronic circuit to measure the total time period of a particular TV channel usage. Thus, this circuit will determine usage time of all the available channels. This is going to be very much important to the TV broadcasters, since they concern about number of customers and maximum usage of their TV programs in every day. All these choices influence whether enough people can be attracted to justify a particular channel....   [tags: Electronics Technology] 1470 words
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Electronic Commerce - Introduction The growth of Electronic commerce made easy with the disbelieving enhance in internet and the explosion of its procedure that is illustrated like the progress of selling and buying of products, information and service between the organizations and individuals all over computer networks including the internet (Laudon & traver, 2001). The internet has brought theoretical changes for business around the world. It has created a new business standard: e-commerce, in a cover article in the Atlantic magazine, the late (peter Drucker, 1999) wrote: “in the psychological natural features of e-commerce, remoteness has been removing....   [tags: Technology, Internet] 989 words
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Prognostics and Electronics: Development of Research Questions - Research Questions The primary goal of this paper was to examine the validity of four sets of hypotheses that stem from four central research questions: 1.) Can prognostics be successfully implemented on electronic circuit cards that have embedded diagnostics. The reason this research question was chosen is that prior research indicates that there have been no successful instances where prognostics have been implemented on electronic circuit cards. The cases that were presented in the prior research were all unsuccessful because of modeling uncertainties, the lack of intelligent algorithms, and the lack of technical exploration in electronic prognostics (Saxena, Celaya, Saha, Saha, & Goebel,...   [tags: Electronics]
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Electronic Sports - What is eSports. Electronic sports are the competitive side of Video Gaming. People use video games to compete against other players around the world. The most common way to accomplish this is over the internet. It’s become as big as it has from the community and organizations which associates themselves with it. The games that are associated with eSports fall into many different genres; FPS (First Person Shooter), MMORPG(Massively Multiplayer Online Role Play Game) RTS(Real- Time Strategy), Fighters, Racers, and Even Poker....   [tags: Gaming ]
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Electronic Commerce - Introduction: Electronic commerce is the use of the internet or a network to transfer and use data. It can also be defined as the use of the internet to buy and sell products and services. This can be either through business to business or business to customer or customer to customer. (Investor Words, 2013) With the use of the internet more and more business’ have to find more ways to interact and supply things for their customers. With the big business’ doing this such as Amazon (Investor Words, 2013) in order to compete, it may mean that small business have to do this as well....   [tags: ecommerce, business, social media]
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Electronic Business Systems and Electronic Medical Records Looking to the Future - The future of data management will doubtlessly be determined by expansions in technologies that enhance electronic storage and handling. Business systems and medical records are two areas of data management that will profit from using electronic technologies for business operations. There are many advantages to shopping from home using electronic data manipulation for business systems that can offer goods and services over the Internet. The medical profession generates a lot of paperwork that can be eliminated and data can be handled more efficiently with electronic means while minimizing errors....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Electronic Health Record - After decades of paper based medical records, a new type of record keeping has surfaced - the Electronic Health Record (EHR). EHR is an electronic or digital format concept of an individual’s past and present medical history. It is the principle storage place for data and information about the health care services provided to an individual patient. It is maintained by a provider over time and capable of being shared across different healthcare settings by network-connected information systems. Such records may include key administrative and clinical data relevant to that persons care under a particular provider....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Electronic Health Record - Present day electronic health record is a culmination of decades of effort put forth to digitizing health records. However, the goal, to compile patient medical history so it can be readily viewed and managed in one place is yet to be fully realized. The first EHR systems, circa 1960s, were known as clinical information systems and influenced later systems because their processing speed and flexibility allowed many users in the system at once [3]. Around the same time, the University of Utah and 3M jointly developed Health Evaluation through Logical Processing (HELP), one of the first clinical decision support systems....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Electronic Transmission Standards - Electronic Transaction Standards The protocols for sending and receiving ‘private’ information over the internet are ever changing. In the healthcare industry, particularly, privacy is a key issue. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), requires the Department of Health and Human Resources (HH S) to adopt standards that must be used when conducting certain health care administrative transactions electronically, such as insurance claims and responses (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services [CMS])....   [tags: Technology]
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Electronic Performance Monitoring - Companies (organizations) are adopting the use of various forms of modern technologies to improve their performance. Most of these technologies are implemented to check on performance and management of these organizations. The technologies are computer based and are mostly used to check employees’ performance (Ludwig & Goomas, 2010, p. 393). The technologies also help these organizations to evaluate employees based on their performance. One of such technologies is the electronic performance monitoring, which is the latest advancement (Lliopis, Gonzalez, & Gasco, 2005, p....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Electronic Medical Record - Approximately seventy five percent of Ontarians have an electronic medical record and roughly 10,000 Ontario physicians are using them to improve patient care, enhance health outcomes and increase patient safety. The Electronic Patient Record (EPR) is UHN’s standard Clinical Desktop application developed by Shared Information Management Services (SIMS) which provides healthcare professionals with quick and easy access to integrated patient records available in real time. It includes access to more than one patient record at a time as well as access to other applications....   [tags: Health, reducing medical error]
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Electronic Health Records - Introduction An Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a computerized version of a patient’s medical chart. These records allow information to be readily available to authorized providers during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare system. EHRs do not only contain medical histories, current medications, and insurance information, they also track patients’ diagnoses, immunization dates, treatment plans, allergies, lab tests/results, and radiology images (“Electronic health records,” 2014). The fundamental aspect of EHR use is that providers from different service lines and organizations can share a patient’s medical information instantaneously....   [tags: computerized medical charts, EHR]
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Electronic Cigarettes: The Alternative Way to Smoke - Electronic Cigarettes: The Alternative Way to Smoke Once again man is faced with the age old question to smoke or not to smoke. Today, I feel that isn’t the question that faces man. The question should be why smoke when one could vape. The use of battery-powered electronic cigarettes is growing across Europe and the United States because they allow users to inhale nicotine vapor without also ingesting tar and other cancer-causing substances present in traditional cigarettes (par. 2). Health experts are rightly worried that these devices might make it easy for teenagers to develop an addiction to nicotine, which can be toxic at high doses and impairs brain development in children....   [tags: vape, nicotine vapor, tar, cancer]
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Electronic Medical Records - Electronic Medical Records or Computerized Medical Record System what is it and what are the advantages along with the disadvantages of using this system. That is what we will discuss in this paper. Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is a computerized database that stores all of the personal and medical information of the patient’s care and billing information by the health care providers. Today, only the providers and medical practices can implement these systems. Also there are neither known national central storage systems nor regional sharing of information between the networks on a regional level or the national level....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Electronic Medical Record - 1.0 Name of the system Electronic Medical Record (Clinic) 2.0 Summary Although the technology is kept on advancing from day to day, there are some clinics that are still using old method in handling their records. Piles of files in registry counter sometimes make the place looks messy and it takes a large space to store all the records of their patients. Sometimes, they cannot find a record due to misplace and the records might be lost. Each time they want to retrieve the records, they have to find based on the series number which sometimes the file is placed not according to the series number....   [tags: Problems & Solution]
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Electronic Health Records - A. What is the issue. An Electronic Health Record is a computerized form of a patient’s medical chart. These records allow information to be readily available to authorized providers during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare system. These systems do not only contain medical histories, current medications and insurance information, they also track patients’ diagnoses, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images and lab tests/results (source). The fundamental aspect of EHRs is that they are able to share a patient’s information quickly across service lines and even between different healthcare organizations....   [tags: Hospital medical errors]
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Electronic Health Records - In the 2004 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush stated “within the next 10 years, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will ensure that complete health care information is available for most Americans at the time and place of care (U.S. Government)”. In order to encourage the widespread implementation of EHRs and to overcome the financial barrier to doing so, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 set aside $27 billion in incentives to be distributed over a ten-year period for hospitals and healthcare providers to adopt the meaningful use of EHRs (Encinosa, 2013)....   [tags: government policies, medical services]
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Privacy Concerns With Electronic Medical Records - Prior to the Information Age, medical records were all stored in folders in secure filing cabinets at doctor’s offices, hospitals, or health departments. The information within the folders was confidential, and shared solely amongst the patient and physician. Today these files are fragmented across multiple treatment sites due to the branching out of specialty centers such as urgent care centers, magnetic resonance imaging, outpatient surgical centers, and other diagnostic centers. Today’s ability to store medical records electronically has made it possible to easily send these files from one location to another....   [tags: Online Security]
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Face to Face Vs. Electronic Communication - Why was the message that was sent to me in all caps. Is that a way of showing anger. Many individuals receive emails, text messages, and other forms of messages through electronic communication and have no idea what the message is saying, or how to decide ones tone of voice. Many parents have kids who just started using communication or haven’t started at all, and are wondering what to teach their kids about communication. The best solution to this problem is to teach face-to-face communication as it was done before modern technology....   [tags: Communication, Technology] 1998 words
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Nursing: The Electronic Patient Record (EPR) - Introduction Approximately seventy five percent of Ontarians have an electronic medical record and roughly 10,000 Ontario physicians are using them to improve patient care, enhance health outcomes and increase patient safety. The Electronic Patient Record (EPR) is UHN’s standard Clinical Desktop application developed by the UHN’s Shared Information Management Services (SIMS). It allows healthcare professionals quick and easy real time access to more than one patient record as well as easy access to other integrated applications....   [tags: ontarians, physicians, patient care]
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Face to Face Vs. Electronic Communication - Why was the message that was sent to me in all caps. Is that a way of showing anger. Many get emails or texts or any forms of messages through electronic communication and have no idea what the message is saying or how their tone of voice is. Many have kids who just started using communication or haven’t started at all, and are wondering what to teach their kids about communication. The best solution to this problem is to teach using face to face communication. In the old days, talking face to face was the way to go....   [tags: Communication] 1706 words
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Patient Confidentiality with Electronic Health Records - A major concern with EHR systems is patient confidentiality. Even though these systems are used with the best intentions, patient’s personal and medical information might be exposed to unauthorized personnel. An estimated 150 different healthcare professionals have access to a patient’s records during a hospitalization (Kreuser, 2007). The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets a national standard for the protection of individual’s health information (“Summary of the,” 2014)....   [tags: IT, technology, healthcare]
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Electronic Health Records: Annotated Bibliography - Introduction This paper will identify the use of Electronic Health Records and how nursing plays an important role. Emerging in the early 2000’s, utilizing Electronic Health Records have quickly become a part of normal practice. An EHR could help prevent dangerous medical mistakes, decrease in medical costs, and an overall improvement in medical care. Patients are often taking multiple medications, forget to mention important procedures/diagnoses to providers, and at times fail to follow up with providers....   [tags: Nurses, Informatics]
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Mass Electronic Surveillance and Social Order - The internet has added another dimension to the existing mass surveillance done by the government and the corporate. Recent development in the way in which internet has digitized our life has heightened the discussion of mass surveillance amongst the scholars. And today with the Snowden leak this issue has found a space in the public discussion. The mass surveillance has been in discussion amongst these groups because it contributes to some sort of social order such as giving citizens protection and certain social benefits on one hand at the same time keeping the masses under control on the other (Lyon, 2001)....   [tags: technology, the internet, surveillance]
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The Legitimacy of Electronic Scholarly Publishing - The Legitimacy of Electronic Scholarly Publishing At most institutions of higher learning in the United States and worldwide the emphasis is placed on the depth and breadth of the institution's research, at least as far as the institution's reputation and renown are concerned. An institution that does not produce much scholarly research in the form of conference activity or publication activity will not carry the same high regard as an institution which is much more involved in conference participation and publication....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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Would an Electronic War be Possible on a Global Scale? - Abstract “Take Action When You See the Threat” military philosophy has been used in many battles since the introduction of World War. But as there is no certainty of winning battles, nations around the world driven to comprehend that Electronic War is now preferred for them to gain superiority of information to increase the probability of winning battle. With them, any countries can manipulate the information residing on the other side of battleground to gain paramount advantages at battlefield....   [tags: Technology]
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Cutting the Cost of Health Care with Electronic Prescription Systems - Medication errors in the United States cost hospitals and insurance companies billions of dollars every year. Each year written prescription errors cost thousands of Americans their life. Medication errors are costly to the healthcare system and the implementation of the electronic prescription system in hospitals and physician offices is sporadic. The government has implemented many incentive programs to encourage hospitals and private practices to adopt the use of electronic prescription systems....   [tags: technology, healthcare, medication]
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The Benefits of Electronic Patient Charts - When walking into a hospital, nursing home, or physician’s office, electronic devices are used everywhere.  The doctors have pagers, drugs are released from an apparatus similar to vending machines, and the patients are connected to intravenous pumps and monitors, while they lay on beds that move with the touch of a button.  Everything seems to be electronic, except for patient charts.  A new system, called eHealth, was devised that would make these patient charts electronic.  The goal for electronic health is to unite all healthcare by making patient records available to all providers in order to improve the quality of care patients receive.  eHealth can be adopted into hospitals, physicia...   [tags: Health Medical 2014]
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Electronic Health Records Use in Small Healthcare Practices - Electronic medical records have been around for more than 30 years, but since 2010 they have become widely adopted throughout the healthcare industry. Electronic health records (EHRs) are comprised of many components that work together to “automates access to information and has the potential to streamline the clinician's workflow” (“Electronic Health Record,” 2012). The system allows more efficient and accurate patient care while reducing costs in the long term for healthcare practices. Small healthcare practices have moved slowly in adopting electronic health record (EHRs) systems for their practices, their lack of readiness will cause the organizations problems in transitioning to the imp...   [tags: ehr, medical records, healthcare system]
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Governmental Control in the Electronic Age - Governmental Control in the Electronic Age In The Handmaids Tale, by Margaret Atwood, the Gileadean regime was only able to rise to power because of its manipulation of electronic communications and commerce media. The Gileadean revolutionaries used instituted government controls on electronic information flow to take over much of the United States. However implausible the Gileadean revolution may seem, there are seeds of similar government control in our society. Some examples include the Telecommunications Act of 1996, which included The Communications Decency Act, and Senate Bill 909, which would regulate encryption....   [tags: Government Technology Papers]
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The Evolution of Electronic Court Coverage - The Evolution of Electronic Court Coverage A trial is a public event. What transpires in the court room is public property...There is no special perquisite of the judiciary which enables it, as distinguished from other institutions of democratic government, to suppress, edit, or censor events which transpire in proceedings before it.” Justice William O. Douglas, 19471 “Picture taking in the courtroom is more than disconcerting....   [tags: Trial Justice Expository Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Electronic Media for Political Press - The purpose of this research is to examine the pros and cons of electronic media used for political press agentry, which may help expose more politicians to the public about the political candidates, themselves and their campaign approaches. This will conceivably enlighten and further the knowledge base of the American citizens on the strategies that are used to create the governmental foundation of democracy. This research also will help further acknowledge the good and bad effects of press agentry within the political process, beginning with some of the earliest forms of politics....   [tags: Political Media, Technology ]
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Intellectual Property in an Electronic World - Intellectual Property In an Electronic World Business Law & Ethics Introduction This paper provides a general overview of some major issues facing both producers, publishers and consumers of intellectual property. The emphasis, however, is on copyright. Today, of course, that copyright includes the all-pervasive electronic environment of the internet. There are many media in which intellectual property problems arise. History and Definitions “Intellectual property” is property resulting from another’s creative efforts....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Security and Privacy on SAT´s (IRS) Electronic Signature - Introduction New information technologies change the way society lives. This is why the tax authorities cannot remain outside such changes. Since the year 2005 the Tax Administration System (SAT Servico de Administracion Tributaria), which is the Mexican IRS, has been introducing and applying new information technologies with the objective of a better, faster and safer way of fulfilling its obligations with taxpayers. One of the most controversial tools the SAT started using is the Electronic Signature (FIEL Firma Electronica)....   [tags: privacy, security, biometric features]
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Electronic Mail and The Written Word - Electronic Mail and The Written Word Imagine a world without cyber culture technology. Picture using telegrams, typewriters, and payphones to connect to the world, sending all correspondence through mail, and leaving messages on home answering machines. At one time, these outdated items were the wave of the future. Mark Twain couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the typewriter. Why aren’t these technical advances not good enough anymore. Why have these ways of communicating become historical artifacts....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Papers]
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Hackers and Forms of Electronic Trespassing - Hackers and Forms of Electronic Trespassing *Works Cited Not Included In the late 1970s, hackers were people who enjoyed learning the details of computer systems. Today, hackers (or crackers) refer to people who break into computer systems. Some malicious hackers use Trojan horses, logic bombs, and other means to infiltrate computer systems. Breaking into other computer systems is called electronic trespassing. This paper will speak of : On-line Outlaws: Computer Crime Computer Security: Reducing Risks Security, Privacy, and Freedom: The Delicate Balance Security and Reliability Safe Computing Computers are used to break laws as well as uphold them....   [tags: Papers] 1539 words
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Electronic Arts - Marketing Concept - MARKETING CONCEPT IN ELECTRONIC ARTS 1.0 TERMS OF REFERENCE The report will present an implementation of the marketing concept into business strategy of Electronic Arts. The report will evaluate the benefits and cost of the marketing approach in Electronic Arts. All information has to be submitted to Mrs. Susan Campbell, the HNC course co-ordinator on 25th October 2007. 2.0 PROCEDURE In order to analyse how the marketing concept elements are incorporated into Electronic Arts (EA) overall business plan the following steps has to be taken: 2.1 Electronic Arts main web site has to accessed in order to obtain company business information....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1926 words
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The Role of Electronic Media in the Evolution of Presenting Literature - A work of literature is not complete until it is presented and critiqued by the reader. Over the years, the means of presentation of the literature has evolved with the availability of new technologies. One of the single most important developments over the past 100 years is electronic media. Electronic media has allowed for literature to be presented not only though a bound book but also audio and video. Electronic media has also allowed for easier, less time consuming authoring and publishing....   [tags: technology, computers, gadgets, media tools] 1092 words
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Intermediate Community Sanction: Home Confinement and Electronic Monitoring - Punishment has evolved from the days of waiting to be hung to the sophisticated prison systems of today. However prisons in the United States are crowded and costly and they are not always appropriate for all offenders, especially those that have committed minor offenses. In the last couple of decades new methods of punishment has been developed for the minor offender. These fall under the category of intermediate community sanction and consist of electronic monitoring and home confinement. These punishments have proven very useful in dealing with minor offenders, pretrial confinement and others in need of supervision....   [tags: criminal justice] 1576 words
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Implementation Strategies for Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) - Implementation Strategies for Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) An electronic document management system (EDMS) is a computer-based system used to track and store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents, electronic documents, and other knowledge used by the organization. According to Johnston and Bowen (2005) EDMS is "…an automated system which supports the creation, use and maintenance of paper or electronic documents and records for the purposes of an organization's workflow and processes" ( p....   [tags: EDMS]
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Career Development At Electronic Applications - Career Development at Electronic Applications 1. Executive Summary Electronic Applications was found in 1972, its headquarters are on San Francisco and it is a major producer of silicon chips. The company’s sales, profit and stock price have grown fast on the past years while the human resources policies have remained unchanged. The main problem the company is facing nowadays is the high turnover ratio closed to an average of 30% on the past three years. The fact that the company is based in an area where many of its closest competitors have offices facilitates employee’s movements from one job to another....   [tags: Business Employment Company Employee] 1502 words
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Electronic-resource Development : Challenges Faced by a Librarian - ... Majority of the academic libraries do not have separate budget for e-resources. Inadequate funding or lack of it is a major challenge faced by the academic librarian while developing e-resource collection. This is most affected in the acquisition of computers, application software, maintenance, repairs and replacement of such components. Fund is needed not only for the purchase of hardware, but for its maintenance, repair or purchasing the new version. E-resource development requires significant investment both in terms of money, time, effort needed for the purchase of hardware such as computers, scanners, printers, and also for the server upgrades, storage facilities and system maintena...   [tags: computer literacy, skilled manpower]
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