Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Technology may improve care, increase independence for older persons

imageAs the global population of older persons continues to grow, healthcare professionals worldwide are turning to technology to ensure aging individuals receive personalized attention in the event that there is a shortage of qualified caregivers.

Healthcare providers across the globe have begun to adopt electronic record keeping so that organizations that have a great deal of patients may reach their information in an efficient manner. (more…)

Traffic safety will depend on driverless cars, not fictional police

Police will be able to hand out £100 on-the-spot fines to dangerous drivers, who will also risk three points on their licence, says the Department for Transport.

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At present offences such as the tailgating and undertaking are left unpunished, says Phillip Hammond, the Transport Secretary.

‘The police, under pressure of resources, have simply stopped addressing this offence. By giving them the fixed-penalty notice procedure, we hope to allow them effectively and efficiently to address poor driving skills and behaviour on our roads, while at the same freeing up court and police resources to tackle the really dangerous drivers that are the real problem on our roads.’ Under pressure of resources. (more…)

Why Beck Is Out At Fox: Poor Ratings And Paranoid Rants

After weeks of rumors about poor ratings and increasing concern at Fox News headquarters over Beck’s apocalyptic ranting, it’s finally official — Glenn Beck is ending his daily show on Fox. An announcement posted on his website today, but then taken down without explanation, said: (more…)