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The DEMO / Katrina Challenge

Since Hurricane Katrina raked devastation along the Gulf Coast, so many people have volunteered time and money to ease the suffering of the people and speed the recovery of this region. From afar, though, it's difficult to see how our checks and care packages are really making a difference. Th...

Readers respond to Katrina Phone Project

A few weeks ago I put out the call to DEMOletter readers to raise enough money and products to send caseloads of mobile phones to the victims and volunteers of Hurricane Katrina. I'm delighted to report that the first three cases of phones are on their way to Houston, and by early this week shoul...

Proposed telecom bill would have Katrina impact

Some states, including Illinois, are looking at passing statewide bills that will give AT&T the ability to have one statewide franchise in order to put in Project Lightspeed or U-verse without having to negotiate with each municipality. I think that is great. Pass HB 1500 in Illinois. Have a...

Purdue researcher invents molecule that stops SARS

...gan, Wentao Fu, Michael E. Johnson, Melissa Coughlin and Bellur S. Prabhakar from the University of Illinois; Jun Takayama from Purdue University; and katrina Sleeman and Srendranath Baliji from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. The team is evaluating the potential to design similar in...

Katrina Proven Certified Organic Toxic Mold Remedy Now Available for Mold Remediation Professionals and Homeowners

...rtainly disasters are horrible things. Unfortunately it took a crisis like katrina to get this technology on the radar. But it was still only known as anothe...ntal Technology Inc. Scholz continued, "I sent my daughter down to katrina with a group of volunteers to do something about the devastating conditions...

National Cancer Registrars Association and IMPAC Medical Systems Announce Best Paper Award Recipients

...ocedures in Lung Cancer in the Sacramento Region of the California Cancer Registry" published in the Winter 2007 issue of JRM. Monica Brown, MPH, PhD; katrina Bauer, MD, CTR; Nancy Schlag, BS, CTR; Karen G. Chee, MDc; and Prima N. Lara, Jr, MD co-authored this paper. The 2007 Honorable Mention was awarded ...

FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber

... latex-free, Yulex natural rubber now provides a safe alternative to both healthcare workers and patients who are sensitized to Hevea latex," says Dr. katrina Cornish, senior vice president of research and development at Yulex. While a scientist at the United States Department of Agriculture -- Agricultural ...

The Recession List - Top 10 Industries to Fly and Flop in 2008

...Whereas the industry grew by 21.3 percent last year, IBISWorld forecasts negative growth this year of 22.7 percent -- a major correction. Hurricanes katrina and Rita resulted in a huge drain on government funding in 2005, and industry revenue has been progressively falling ever since, with negative growth ...

FactPoint Group Recognizes Halogen for "On-Choice" Deployment Model

...ans we are not tied into a single deployment method and we can switch if our situation calls for it. This ultimately reduces our long-term risk," said katrina Agusti, senior analyst with Carhartt. This new study also looks at how as organizational needs evolve, deployment options may change, as was the cas...

ORNL 'resilience' plan to help Tennessee, Mississippi and South Carolina communities beat disaster

...because of its proximity to the New Madrid fault line, Edwards said. And, of course, Gulfport is currently in the process of recovering from Hurricane katrina with a strong commitment to becoming an even more resilient community in the event of future storms. Charleston has significant hurricane and earthqua...

In the wake of Katrina, more questions than answers about global climate change

...destruction of New Orleans and Biloxi by Hurricane katrina has released another type of storm among scientist... for tomorrows hurricanes. About a month before katrina turned New Orleans into a watery ghost town, a cli...to serving as buffer and flood zones. Hurricane katrina was cruelly powerful, but lets not prematurely con...

Hurricane Katrina: Many disaster recovery systems were outdated

... Despite predictions and preventative measures, katrina caught many businesses and people off guard. Asks adjunct Northwestern professor James Carlini, what disaster recovery plans do you really have in pla...

Keeping Wisconsin supplied with energy won't get any easier

...ill attract and retain businesses - especially technology-based businesses that cannot afford power breaks. Much work remains to be done. Hurricane katrina has already spiked natural gas prices, and experts predict winter prices will press consumers even more. Some power plants in Wisconsin are powered by...

Probe into gas gouging may educate Americans about pressures on oil supply

...or price manipulation." While everyone understands katrina whacked the U.S. oil coast and played havoc with r...ing a perfect storm of energy troubles even before katrina and Rita hit. Here are factors often listed by Edm...n high enough to justify the investment. Until katrina changed the picture, President Bush was stockpilin...

Planning, reality, good intentions and the road to ...

... extremes to make a point. It's rare that the real world resorts to such tactics, but in the last month exactly that has happened with both hurricanes katrina and Rita. Since nobody in their right mind wants to get into a contest with Mother Nature, I'm hoping this is a teaching moment. The question, of cour...

Healthcare needs of hurricane-hit region being monitored by West Allis company's system

...ssues in the multi-state region that continues to be affected by hurricanes katrina and Rita. Following the onset of Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Department...is being used as the communication tool regarding all issues related to the katrina Disaster," said Eric Epley, executive director of the South East Texas Trau...

Wisconsin Technology Review - third quarter

...puts company further into eletronic health records & bull; New battery technology helps stimulate nerves & bull; Chris Shipley's DemoLetter on the katrina Phone Project • Michael Rosen looks at how the Midwest large cap life science group fared in the third quarter — Mike Klein, fou...

Katrina's destruction likely to speed up electronic healthcare records adoption

...of urgency toward that adoption. Then Hurricane katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, destroying countless ...evelopment of health records. "When you look at katrina and medical records, if they had had electronic me... state aid. 'Foolhardy' to rely on paper "What katrina is doing, is it once again shows this dependency o...

Economic survey reveals better 2006 results

...son School of Business . Local companies fared better than expected in 2006 despite their prior concerns over the economic ripples of Hurricanes katrina and Rita. What's more, their outlook for 2007 is even brighter than it was at this time last year, as 84 percent of survey respondents project an incr...

Fiserv posts 30 percent quarterly loss

... Brookfield, Wis. - Citing one-time gains due to Hurricane katrina and other Gulf Coast storms in late 2005, Fiserv has reported a net loss of nearly $45 million, or 20 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of 200...

H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers?

...atly reduce it. Copyright 2007 - James Carlini Recent articles by James Carlini James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini: Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb James Carlini: State video franchises vs. universal service: ...

Chicago-Milwaukee "mega-metro" infrastructure improvements are critical

...icles by James Carlini James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini: Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb James Carlini: State video franchises vs. universal service: ...

Mega-Metro Center may go beyond Chicago and Wisconsin

...rovements are critical James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini: Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb James Carlini: State video franchises vs. universal service: ...

States need to be more "connectivity conscious"

...rovements are critical James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini: Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb James Carlini: State video franchises vs. universal service: ...

New Urbanism: Community planning Feng Shui

...rovements are critical James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini: Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb James Carlini: State video franchises vs. universal service: ...

Bridging the digital divide is the wrong battle cry

...rovements are critical James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University, and is president of Carlini & Associates. He can be reached at james.car...

Technology and mergers: Getting the strategic applications

...rovements are critical James Carlini: H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers? James Carlini: Proposed telecom bill would have katrina impact James Carlini is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University, and is president of Carlini & Associates. He can be reached at james.car...
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