I try to control the controllables says Bumrah Krunal Pandya calls him

first_imgBengaluru: Called a legend by his Mumbai Indians teammate Krunal Pandya, India pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah says he backs himself to deliver no matter what the situation is and always focusses on his strengths. Bumrah’s 3/20 in four overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore was crucial to Mumbai Indians’ six-run triumph in an IPL clash. “You go ball by ball and you try to control the controllables. You try to back yourself in the situation,” the man of the match winner said in the presentation ceremony. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over Chandigarh “You don’t go too far behind, I was just focussing on my plan and trying to back my strengths. I always try to back myself in any situation and execute the plan to perfection. I have always taken care of my body,” added the pacer, who had hurt his shoulder in the previous match but got fit just in time for this game. All-rounder Krunal Pandya was gushing in his praise for the bowler, who is ranked No.1 in the ICC world rankings. “It was a great game. We were in-out throughout the second innings. The way Bumrah bowled, he is a legend. The way he’s giving consistent performances whether he is playing for India or Mumbai Indians; he is outstanding,” he said. Pandya also lauded his brother, Hardik Pandya for the 14-ball unbeaten 32 on Thursday. “Whatever I have seen of Hardik this year, he’s striking the ball very well. For me, it was excepted, what he did,” he said. “He’s in a good mind space. I’m pretty sure he’ll be delivering for MI consistently. It’s important to get a win in the second game only, sets the momentum for the team,” he said.last_img read more

UN expert urges Ghana to tackle health funding maternal mortality

“In order to ensure that current gains related to the right to health are sustained, the Government must develop a strategy to address possible deficits in future funding,” Anand Grover, the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, said in a news release issued in Accra at the end of his first visit to the country. He urged authorities to ensure that adequate funding and resources are devoted to health, noting that as Ghana transforms into a middle-income country, its eligibility for international funding in critical areas, such as HIV/AIDS, will diminish.Given that maternal mortality has been declared a national emergency, the expert stressed the need for further concerted efforts, including a range of mechanisms for monitoring and redressing this very serious issue. On mental health, Mr. Grover lamented the fact that the Mental Health Bill of 2006, which he said would be a significant step toward ensuring the mental health of all Ghanaians, has stalled in Parliament.“I urge the Government to accelerate deliberation on the Bill and guide its passage through Parliament because there is an urgent need to improve mental health services in Ghana.” He also cited the need to tackle the substantial human resource constraints that exist within the mental health sector, particularly in nursing. During his eight-day mission, Mr. Grover met with Government officials and civil society representatives, including non-governmental organizations and academics. He will present a report on his mission to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council in June 2012. 30 May 2011An independent United Nations human rights expert today commended the Government of Ghana on its commitment to realizing the right to health while underscoring key challenges regarding maternal mortality, mental health and adequate funding. read more

Despite pledges UN agency aiding Palestinian refugees faces funding shortage

In its progress report for the month of October, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) says pledges to its Third Emergency Appeal, issued last June, had risen to $55.4 million. However, only $23.9 million had been received so far, with another $31 million outstanding at the time the report was completed. The report says UNRWA has distributed over 674,000 food rations to over 123,000 families in the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the crisis. It has also given $1.9 million to more than 5,784 families, including 233 families who have lost their breadwinner and 688 families whose breadwinners have sustained serious injuries. In all, $580,000 has been granted as relocation fees to over 1,400 families forced to vacate their homes as a result of Israeli shelling and bulldozing.UNRWA staff have also been personally affected by the fighting. On 20 October, an Agency physician was struck by gunfire in the Beirt Jibrin refugee camp while tending to an injured person, according to the report. An ambulance driver who later returned to the scene to retrieve a stretcher and the doctor’s medical bag was also hit by gunfire. Nevertheless, UNRWA-supported mobile clinics visited 77 villages and treated a total of 9,737 patients in the West Bank during the month of October. The Agency’s schools were equally disrupted by the violence in October, with more than 31,000 students losing between 1 and 9 days in the classroom. To respond to the psychological needs of children enrolled in its schools, UNRWA had 33 counsellors on hand in the West Bank to deal with children suffering from post-traumatic stress. read more

UN official urges concrete action to protect children caught in war

Olara Otunnu, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, made his comments at a press briefing ahead of next week’s Council meeting on a major UN report on the issue.Mr. Otunnu said that report, prepared by the Secretary-General, not only served “to deepen and consolidate the progress achieved to date,” but also to strengthen the foundation for an “era of application.” The latest edition goes a step beyond the report issued the previous year by not only including an updated list of individuals and organizations that have violated children’s rights during conflicts that are on the Council’s agenda, but also a list of parties recruiting and abusing children in clashes that are not being actively considered by that body.The conflicts on the Security Council’s agenda in question are taking place in Afghanistan, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Liberia and Somalia. The latest report also names parties recruiting and using children in the Russian Republic of Chechnya, Colombia, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda.Mr. Otunnu voiced hope that the Council would “assume its responsibility and take concrete action against parties that continue to use and recruit children.”Specifically, he urged sanctions against the leaders of these groups, including travel bans. Concerning the groups themselves, he recommended restricting financial flows and arms sales to the violators. On Friday, a network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with backing from Canada’s UN Mission also urged action on the issue. Among other recommendations, they called for a formal framework for punishing parties that fail to reach given benchmarks in the effort to protect children in war. read more

Ontarios shrinking status as economic engine attributed to manufacturing decline

Ontario’s shrinking status as economic engine attributed to manufacturing decline AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press Posted Nov 28, 2012 6:02 pm MDT OTTAWA – Ontario’s status as the economic engine of country has been in a steady decline for the better part of a decade — and most of the blame can be laid at the feet off the manufacturing sector — newly-released data suggests.While the province’s opposition parties pointed to the Statistics Canada data as proof of poor economic stewardship under the governing Liberals, the economic development minister shot back with figures he says show manufacturing is on the rebound in the province.StatsCan’s latest payroll employment report, released Wednesday, shows Ontario lost about two thirds of the 52,500 jobs shed nationally by employers in September.But it is the agency’s 10-year perspective on the country’s most populous province that is most revealing of Ontario’s lagging performance.It shows Ontario’s share of Canada’s employees has been slipping the past decade to 38 per cent today, from 39.2 per cent in 2003. As of September, there were 5.8 million payroll workers in Ontario.All of the relative decline can be explained by what has happened in the factory sector.Statistics Canada puts the manufacturing job losses in Ontario at 255,000 over the past decade, dropping the number of factory employees from 908,900 in January 2003 to 654,200 in September 2012.Coincidentally, during an similar period, the province’s gross domestic product output has swooned even further in relation to the national total from 41.4 per cent in 2002 to 37.1 per cent last year.In both output and jobs, Alberta and Saskatchewan have been the key beneficiaries.The Liberal government, which came to power in 2003, found itself under fire Wednesday from the opposition.“The Liberals have done nothing to try to maintain manufacturing jobs or reposition our manufacturing sector,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “The government kept talking about service jobs and knowledge economy jobs and acting as if manufacturing wouldn’t have a role to play in Ontario.”The Progressive Conservatives said there was a direct link to Ontario’s dwindling economic status and the policies of the Liberals.“The perception is that we’ve gone downhill and the reason is because we have,” said PC finance critic Peter Shurman. “I think it’s directly a correlation of the McGuinty government, and it is absolutely true.”Once the top employer in the province, manufacturing was surpassed by the retail sector in 2009, and now faces a challenge for second place from health-care and social assistance employees.Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid said the manufacturing sector was on the rebound, up 7.8 per cent for the first seven months of 2012.“Manufacturing is coming back, and it’s being led in many ways by an auto sector that’s back to pre-recession levels for exports, close to pre-recession levels in production and is currently experiencing its highest vehicle sales in over a decade,” he said.He added that Ontario has created 130 per cent of the jobs it lost during the recession, but Shurman said most of that is because the government added 300,000 net new public sector jobs.The numbers are not surprising, said economist Jimmy Jean of Desjardins Capital Markets, given the precipitous decline of Ontario’s manufacturing sector. But he blamed the strong dollar, which began rising in the early 2000s, first reaching parity in 2007, and global factors.Jean said despite the criticism levelled at proponents of the so-called Dutch Disease phenomenon — that commodity-driven appreciation of the dollar undermines manufacturing — the data suggests the loonie’s strength is at least partially responsible for what is occurring in Ontario, and to some extent Quebec as well.“There are many factors, including globalization (for manufacturing’s decline) … but when you look at those trends, it’s very hard to be fully convinced that Canada is not indeed suffering from the Dutch malaise,” he said.“In this context, you would expect that will play into lower income prospects and salaries,” he added.And the government numbers suggest that is happening. The agency’s September report notes that Ontario has experienced below average growth in earnings the past two years.In the past 12 months, average weekly salaries in Ontario rose 2.4 per cent to $908.59, but the increase is below the national average gain of 3.4 per cent.In terms of average weekly wages, Ontario is just above the national average of $902.29, but bested by Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. read more

UN General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

By a vote of 188 in favour to two against (Israel and the United States) with three abstentions (Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau), the Assembly reiterated its call to all States to refrain from promulgating and applying laws and measures not conforming with their obligations to reaffirm freedom of trade and navigation. The 193-member Assembly “once again urges States that have and continue to apply such laws and measures to take the necessary steps to repeal or invalidate them as soon as possible,” the text added.

Week in Westminster – week ending Friday 25 March 2016

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Letter to the Editor Speeding in Spring Glen

Dear Editorial Staff,I write concerning what I feel is a serious problem in Carbon County. A street with an inappropriate speed limit lies in our county. I am referring to 2000 West in Spring Glen, which does not have a single structure on it that is not a residence.There are two exceptions to that; one is a community park and the other is an LDS church. With all this in mind the speed limit is set too high at thirty-five miles per hour.Granted many use this convenient street on their way to and from school and work, however, there are also many people walking, exercising and children riding their bikes along the edge. There are no sidewalks, just a white stripe on both sides. I have talked with many neighbors, and to the nth degree we feel the speed limit should be lowered to a residential limit of twenty-five miles per hour.At least two dogs have been seriously injured and it’s only a matter of time before a child comes to a similar fate.People regularly drive at speeds of 40 MPH or higher all the while talking on their phones or texting. Even school buses travel too fast; I have called the Carbon School District office but nothing seems to change. County deputy sheriffs parked along the edge of the street are only a temporary fix.Please, county commissioners, do the right thing and correct this inequity before it’s too late.Sincerely yours,Ken PittsHelper, UTETV 10 News invites you to share your opinions with its readers. Letters to the editor should include your full name, address and phone number. Only your name and the city you live in will be published. We do not publish anonymous letters. Letters can be emailed to sdraper@emerytelcom.com or mailed to ETV 10 News, 625 E 100 N, Price, UT 84501.*Disclaimer: The views expressed in Letters to the Editor are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of ETV 10 News or Emery Telcom. read more

Turkish police arrest 32 Anonymous suspects

first_imgIt’s been a very busy year for the hacktivist groups Anonymous and LolzSec, but while both groups have enjoyed plenty of time in the limelight, that exposure has understandably riled law enforcement agencies. Spanish authorities revealed last week that they had identified and arrested three suspects who were allegedly involved in several Anonymous operations — like those against the governments of Egypt and Libya, and Sony’s PlayStation Store.Now, police in Turkey have announced the results of a similar operation in their country. In the wake of a spate of attacks against Turkish government websites, 32 suspects were arrested in 12 cities around Turkey. The attacks had been launched following the country’s recently expanded Internet censorship, which went so far as to deny access to Google’s services inside Turkish borders.AdChoices广告Security firm Sophos expects retaliatory action by Anonymous, who notes that the group had already promised to strike Spanish police servers following the arrests there last week. Those attacks have yet to take place, but they’re almost certainly going to happen.However, it’s been mentioned several times before that  running LOIC — the software which powers most of the Anonymous DDoS attacks — isn’t the best idea. While it’s effective in bringing down remote servers, LOIC is not very effective at protecting the identities of its users. Further DDoS attacks could forseeably lead to even more arrests, since participating in such actions is a criminal offense just about everywhere in the world.Read more at Sophoslast_img read more

Bracks jumps on board with Beirut Hellenic Bank

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Former Victorian Premier Steve Bracks AC, has joined the recently re-branded Board of Beirut Hellenic Bank. As an independent Non-Executive Director, Bracks will be drawing upon almost eight years of experience as Premier of Victoria, as well as from his experience in advising several leading Australian finance and service sector corporations.“It’s a good role; I’m very pleased to be a part of it,” Mr Bracks told Neos Kosmos. “Beirut Hellenic Bank is a new aggressive player in the market in Australia and it’ll be chasing further deposits, looking for trade opportunities and looking for some potential funding of investments that might be appropriate.” Bracks will be supporting extra deposit taking with a particular focus on opportunities for funding trade between Australia and Greece, Australia and Cyprus, and Australia and Lebanon. “There is some significant opportunities there,” Bracks said, adding, “there is a relationship between these countries, but what there’s not is significant commercial opportunities arising from those connections”. The backing of the Bank of Cyprus and the backing of the Bank of Beirut creates a good combination, Bracks said. “I think that gives it weight and power in the market and a much greater chance of long term success.” While Mr Bracks believes multiculturalism is thriving in the Australian business sector, he said there is room for improvement. “I think multiculturalism is strong but it can be even stronger and I think the bank will do everything it can to support that in the future,” he said. Chairman of Beirut Hellenic Bank Nick Pappas welcomed the appointment. “Steve Bracks is a very important addition to the Bank’s Board, particularly for our coverage in Victoria where Steve’s impeccable standing and breadth of knowledge of the local business and banking environment will enable him to make an extremely important contribution to the Bank’s progress,” he said. Steve Bracks was one of Victoria’s most successful Premiers, winning three consecutive elections, including achieving record majorities in the 2002 and 2006 elections. Whilst Premier, Bracks’ government oversaw the rebuilding of Victoria’s infrastructure and services, while maintaining strong budgets and managing a growing economy.Bracks currently serves as Chairman of the superannuation fund Cbus, is a director of Jardine Lloyd Thomson Australia, and a Senior Adviser to KPMG. Bracks is also the Independent Chair for the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA). He also holds six major honorary positions: as an Adviser to the Prime Minister of East Timor Xanana Gusmao; as a Director of the Bionic Ear Institute Board; as Chair of the Deakin Foundation, Deakin University; and Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University. He is also Honorary Chair of the Union Education Foundation and the John Button Foundation and is a leading advocate for both multiculturalism and Aboriginal reconciliation.“This role builds on some of my background experience in the economics sector, but also on when I was in government as Premier as well,” Bracks said. “It’s an area I wanted to get into, I have had many offers in significant areas and I’ve picked and chosen the ones I wanted to do and this is one of them”.last_img read more

E3 2012 Nintendo sattarde sur les jeux de la Wii U

first_imgE3 2012 : Nintendo s’attarde sur les jeux de la Wii ULe constructeur japonais a été le seul cette année à annoncer une nouvelle console. Après la présentation de celle-ci lors de la pré-conférence, dimanche dernier, Nintendo a surtout profité de son temps imparti pour dévoiler le line-up de la Wii U. La conférence Nintendo est certainement celle qui a été la plus attendue de l’E3. Le constructeur Japonais avait déjà mis l’eau à la bouche avec une présentation en vidéo de sa console nouvelle génération, dimanche dernier, lors de la conférence pré-E3. Les gamers attendaient donc une kyrielle d’annonces surprenantes sur la Wii U.Néanmoins, Nintendo s’est juste contenté de confirmer ce que l’on savait déjà sur le Gamepad, la manette de la Wii U. Elle dispose d’une caméra, d’un microphone, d’un contrôleur de volume, d’une sortie son, de boutons sur la tranche, de sticks analogiques, d’un bouton “home”, d’un gyroscope et d’un accéléromètre.Les seules nouvelles fraîches restent l’accès à la VOD d’Amazon et de Netflix (vidéo à la demande), la compatibilité de la console avec youtube et qu’elle pourrait gérer deux Gamepads en même temps.La marque japonaise est ensuite revenu sur son concept de réseau social intégré à la console, le “Miiverse” et son espace dédié, le “Mii Wara Wara” sur lequel les joueurs amis pourront échanger messages, photos et vidéos.Un catalogue importantMais ce que l’on retient surtout de cette conférence, c’est la pléthore de jeux annoncés pour la console. Parmi les plus attendus, Pikmin 3 -présenté par le père de Mario, Shigeru Miyamoto lui-même-, New Super Mario Bros U, Batman Arkham City Armored Edition, Mass Effect 3, Ninja Gaiden 3, Assasin’s Creed III, Wii-Fit U, Rayman Légende. La console semble donc se tourner un peu plus vers un public de gamers pour son line-up. Cette séquence “catalogue” a été l’occasion pour Nintendo de mettre en pratique les fonctionnalités du Gamepad précédemment dévoilées. La manette pourra servir de lunette d’un fusil sniper dans Zombie U. Tandis que dans Batman, la tablette affichera l’inventaire du super-héros, servira de carte ou permettra de déclencher des bombes. Pour finir en beauté la conférence, le constructeur a présenté le NintendoLand. Ce titre s’avère une compilation de mini-jeux orientés multijoueurs, dans lequel sont présents les héros de la marque (Link, Donkey Kong, Mario etc.).À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?En ce qui concerne la 3DS, Nintendo s’est juste attardé sur trois titres maisons à venir : New Super Mario Bros 2, Paper Mario Sticker Star et une parodie du jeu d’épouvante Luig’s Mansion Dark Moon. Il a également évoqué la sortie de Disney Epic Mickey Power of Illusion, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Kingdom Jearts 3D pour la console portable. Pour de plus amples informations sur la 3DS, il faudra attendre la mini-conférence dédié à la console portable ce mercredi. La conférence à donc surtout mis le paquet sur les jeux, laissant les observateurs perplexes quant à la Wii U. Aucune date de sortie, ni aucun prix n’a été évoqué. Et surtout, pas le moindre mot sur un nouveau Zelda…Le 6 juin 2012 à 13:00 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Report Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger found bound shot in head

first_imgWASHINGTON (WSVN) — The villagers in Africa who found the body of a South Florida soldier said he was apparently shot in the back of the head, and his wrists were bound behind his back, according to a report published on The Washington Post.Villagers in Niger discovered the body of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, back in October.The injuries suggest Johnson, a Miami Gardens resident, suggest he had been held captive, presumably by Islamic State militants, before he was killed.A U.S. military official with knowledge of the investigation acknowledged that Johnson’s body appeared viciously battered, but told the Post that his hands were not bound when they received his body.The soldier widow, Myeshia Johnson, told the Post the U.S. military advised her not to view her husband’s corpse. The paper said that suggestion is often made when remains are badly disfigured.Three other soldiers were killed in the Oct. 4 ambush.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Sensex declines 217 points in early trade

first_imgA benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday was trading 217.43 points, or 0.84% down during the morning session.The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 57.95 points, or 0.74% at 7,806.20 points.The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,810.06 points, was trading at 25,669.19 points (at 9.20 a.m.) in the early session, down 217.43 points, or 0.84 percent from the previous day’s close at 25,886.62 points.The Sensex touched a high of 25,810.06 points and a low of 25,667.16 points in the trade so far.okyo shares opened sharply lower on Friday as investors’ sentiment was disappointed by weaker-than-expected stimulus measures the European Central Bank released overnight.At 9.15 a.m. (local time) the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average plunged 331.31 points, or 1.66 percent, from Thursday to 19,608.59, Xinhua reported.The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 25.67 points, or 1.60 percent, to 1,577.27.last_img read more

Policybazaar enters unicorn club with SoftBankled 200 million funding

first_imgSoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, February 8, 2017. [ File photo]Reuters filePolicybazaar became the latest entrant in the Unicorn club of the Indian startup segment after raising more than $200 million from investors led by SoftBank Group’s Vision Fund on Monday. The online financial services portal run by EtechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt. Ltd has been valued at more than a billion dollars, the company said on Monday.It became the second Indian startup in as many weeks after Swiggy, a food delivery tech startup which joined the Unicorn club post raising $ 210 million from DST Global. All the existing Indian investors except Premji Invest participated in the current round of funding. EtechAces, which runs PolicyBazaar and Paisabazaar.com, counts Temasek, Tiger Global Management, True North, Premji Invest as existing investors.In a statement Yashish Dahiya, co-founder and chief executive said, “SoftBank’s culture of backing disruptive businesses and industry leaders with long-term capital investment gels well with our own values and vision of creating a transparent and empowering financial products marketplace. We hope to gain a lot from their global footprint and experience.”The company also said that the growth in insurance purchases digitally will enable it to grow at an annual average rate of 80 percent over the next three years to a total of 10 million transacting customers by 2020. According to Boston Consulting Group’s estimates, digital influence on insurance purchases will grow to 50 percent for life insurance and 75 percent for general insurance by 2020.Policybazaar is a Gurugram based company founded in 2008, which offers online services to consumers to compare and purchase insurance policies. It currently accounts for nearly 25 percent of India’s life cover, and over 7 percent of India’s retail health insurance business. The online insurance platform competes with Sequoia Capital-backed BankBazaar (A&A Dukaan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd), new entrant Coverfox, which recently raised $22 million, besides Fairfax Financial Holdings-backed Digit Insurance, and start-up Acko, which raised $12 million from Amazon in May this year.last_img read more

VIDEO Seemingly adorable young Eagles fan coldly refuses to take souvenir football

first_img Advertisement Most kids would love for an NFL player to give them a touchdown ball, even if it’s from the opposing team. Not in Philly.After Chris Thompson scored a second quarter touchdown to give Washington the lead, he made a kind gesture by trying to give the football to a little girl wearing a Carson Wentz jersey. She wasn’t feeling the peace offering, and shot Thompson a nonplussed look while refusing to take the souvenir. The guy next to her swallowed his fan pride and took the ball.This girl may be 10, but she’s got as much street cred in Philly as anyone this morning.@Eagles fan of the week! Check out this girl @975TheFanatic @975Middays @jasonmyrt @HARRYMAYES975 #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/BDx0zZnYoi— Shawn (@Shawn_Soups) October 24, 2017last_img

Sasha Obama gal pals vacation in Cancun

first_imgCancun, Q.R. — Former first daughter, Sasha Obama, chose Cancun as her holiday vacation hot spot this year as she, and a group of friends, hit the white sand beaches of the popular resort city.Sasha was seen enjoying the hot sun and tropical waters of Cancun this past weekend sporting a white bikini along local beaches with friends. While the independent 16-year-old was vacationing in Cancun, her mother and sister took time out in Miami.Sasha was reportedly having her own vacation with gal pals. She was seen splashing in the water with unidentified female friends. Although cameras were there to capture photos of them enjoying the Mexican sun, they didn’t seem to have a care in the world.Her mother Michelle, and elder sister Malia, 19, were believed to be in Miami to enjoy some downtown. Dad, former president Obama, was nowhere to be seen. It was reported that Malia was taking a break from her studies at Harvard, returning to school later in the month.Last year during the same holiday season, Sasha hit up Miami Beach with a daughter of Joe Biden.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

This Complete White Hat Hacking Penetration Testing Bundle Will Open Doors To

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Videos | Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President … read more McKesson offers Horizon Expert Orders CPOE .Although computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems have been around for a few years, only a few vendors really embraced the market with robust offerings and only a few healthcare providers showed interest in adopting them — until the 2009 passage of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA). After that, the landscape changed considerably, as many providers wanted to take advantage of reimbursements available in meeting meaningful use (MU) requirements and the rate of adoption grew significantly.These were some of the findings in a new report by KLAS, entitled “CPOE 2011 — The ARRA Effect.” It noted that by the end of 2008, only an estimated 12.5 percent of U.S. hospitals were live on CPOE — mostly the larger or more sophisticated facilities — and that until then, the rate of adoption was slow. In the six years that KLAS measured CPOE adoption before ARRA (2003-2008), an average of 87 new hospitals went live with CPOE each year, and the number of total live hospitals grew from 99 in 2003 to 623 in 2008.However, in the two years since ARRA, that pace has more than doubled. KLAS, which interviewed virtually every hospital known to have gone live with CPOE in 2009-10, found that 181 new hospitals went live in 2009 and 284 in 2010, bringing the total to 1,088.“Today, CPOE has shifted from a best practice to a must-have-quickly practice for nearly every hospital and clinic in the country, or at least those that hope to take advantage of MU incentive payments,” the report said.Depth of Adoption Also RisesThe growth in CPOE in the past two years hasn’t just been in the number of new hospitals bringing it on. The KLAS report noted there has been a significant increase in the speed of adoption at those hospitals as well.In 2008, all of the organizations with CPOE, including those live for five or more years, reported an average of 66 percent of their orders were done via CPOE. Today, KLAS found hospitals that went live in the past two years already have matched that rate of usage, no doubt spurred by their efforts to meet meaningful use.Although MU is currently in its initial Stage 1 phase, which has low requirements for CPOE adoption, Stage 2 and Stage 3 are looming in the next couple of years and will be more demanding. So providers feel the clock ticking and are working towards a deeper adoption of CPOE as quickly as they can.“Organizations coming live now, unlike their pre-ARRA predecessors, do not have the luxury of gradual CPOE rollouts, but instead are pushing for deeper adoption right from the start in order to meet MU deadlines,” the KLAS report said.The process of adopting CPOE is difficult for providers, but they are happy with the results, said Colin Buckley, research operations manager at KLAS and co-author of the study. “No one expects it to be easy,” he said. “But people come through it these days more satisfied than they might have been a few years ago. They understand better what CPOE means to the hospital.”Buckley noted there are a lot of facilities that have gone through the process and are willing to share their experiences and recommend best practices. This is helping new adopters with their rollouts. Vendors also are making improvements to streamline the process, he said.“However, the technology is not the challenging part,” he added. “The difficulties are more organizational, having to do with the provider’s process for CPOE rollout and getting buy-in from physicians to learn it and use it.”Buckley said there are more realistic expectations about CPOE among providers today. They do not expect it to be a turnkey product they just plug in and turn on; they understand there is a learning curve. In addition, physicians realize they have to do it. “It’s not optional any more. This helps shift peoples’ mindsets,” Buckley said. “It doesn’t make the process easier or more fun, but it helps.”“While physician satisfaction ratings are relatively low, they do understand the benefits to the patient,” he added. “They appreciate it.”From the vendor perspective, the KLAS report found that many have been scrambling to catch up to these new market demands. A few vendors who have been offering products and making refinements for several years are in a good position to meet this challenge. Others are struggling to get their systems and marketing efforts up-to-speed quickly.Still a Long Way to GoAlthough the pace of adoption and interest in CPOE has increased dramatically in the past two years, there still are a large number of providers that have to get on board. Less than a quarter of U.S. hospitals overall are live with CPOE, and only a few vendors have even half of their customer base live, KLAS reported.With MU deadlines drawing closer every day, the incentive grows. And even though Stage 1 CPOE requirements are low, Buckley said providers should keep in mind the heavier demands coming with Stages 2 and 3 and plan accordingly.Once providers clear the hurdle and get CPOE live and functioning properly to meet Stage 1, ramping up for the next stages should go more smoothly, he added. “The hardest thing is getting CPOE in place, which is what happens with Stage 1. Once providers get it in place, they should be able to handle Stage 2 or 3 requirements more easily.”KLAS’ mission is to improve the delivery of healthcare technology by independently measuring and reporting on vendor performance. For information about the findings and vendors examined in “CPOE 2011 — The ARRA Effect,” visit www.KLASresearch.com or phone 800.920.4109. 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A new era begins

first_img Facebook Comments Related posts:Attacks on Mexico journalists surge, says rights group The Guardian names Costa Rican journalist among ‘young climate campaigners to watch’ ahead of Paris 2015 Welcome, Pope Francis, and please forgive us our goofs The Tico Times partners with La Prensa to bring more coverage from Nicaragua Welcome to the new Tico Times.After months of research, design, redesigns, tweaking and developing, we bring you our modern site that works across every platform (the site looks beautiful on a smartphone, by the way). We’re not done yet, either: Expect more changes and innovative features in coming weeks and months. This is only our minimalist beginning, but we feel it’s a rather attractive one.When we last redesigned ticotimes.net in 2010, we still published a print version of the newspaper, and, unfortunately, the website came second. With this redesign, we bring you the first step in what will be a constantly evolving publication. The site will be capable of keeping pace with technological innovations – and the latest news.Redesigns can appear overwhelming, and we encourage you to explore the site and see how it works. It shouldn’t take long to adjust. The new Tico Times will improve the way you get the news from Costa Rica and the region. That being said, if you notice any glitches or errors or have any other comments, email us at feedback@ticotimes.net. We’ll be monitoring the inbox, and doing whatever we can do ensure the site’s launch is a smooth experience for readers.With this new look and delivery platform, we can change the way we cover the news. We’ve transformed from a weekly print newspaper to a 24-7 digital publication. You’ll no longer have to wait for tomorrow morning’s paper to see what’s going on today. Updates throughout the day will alert you about everything from major breaking political scandals to videos of an incredible goal by Costa Rica’s national soccer team. The context and analysis that always has set The Tico Times apart from other media hasn’t been forgotten either. There’ll be more of that, too.Creative director Haime Luna collaborated with our digital team to build a website that’s designed for the reader. Our vision for the redesign was to take the charisma of The Tico Times from the days of yore and combine it with the sleekness and functionality of a cutting-edge website. We believe our longtime readers will appreciate that. And we’re excited to welcome new readers to an award-winning paper with a 57-year legacy.Here’s a quick primer on what to expect with The (new) Tico Times:Cleaner article pages, bigger photos and responsive designThere is a lot of white space in the design. All the latest newspaper redesigns love white space, and so do we. We’ve wielded white space and crisp fonts to make stories easier to read. The layout gives our photos more pop. The new gallery function allows our most vivid, exciting photos to receive the large space they deserve.Our redesigned logo is smaller, in order to place the emphasis on our content. That’s not to say we didn’t put any effort into redesigning the new logo – quite the contrary.During the last Tico Times redesign, the iPad didn’t even exist. On our mobile phones, Tico Times stories were unreadable. The new site has a responsive design that automatically adapts to the device you’re using. Stories  look great on any platform – whether it’s a cellphone, tablet or massive desktop monitor. Try it out!Easier to find the news you want to readWe’ve created a navigation system that permits readers to move fluidly through the site. After reading a story, you won’t need to trek back to the home page to find the latest news. Instead the latest articles will appear in the left-hand column, which scrolls separately from the main site.All new articles appear on the site’s main page. You’ll no longer need to search through murky special sections to find a brand-new hotel review or a recent business report. The page’s header has a search bar to help you find stories in our archive. The infinite scrolling design allows you to effortlessly move through headlines and articles.Follow stories with The Tico Times newsletter and social mediaGet Costa Rica news delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning with our revamped Tico Times newsletter. The service is free and all you need to sign up is an email address.You can also keep track of Costa Rica news through our social media platforms. We have Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Tico Times site includes buttons that make it simpler to share favorite stories.Commenting is backWe want to bring discussions back to The Tico Times website (and away from our Facebook page). Starting today, you can comment on stories again. We soon will be adding a registration system for commenters to log in through a Facebook, Twitter or WordPress account. Editors will monitor comments to try to ensure civilized, intelligent conversations.More great features to comeWe’re still planning a host of updates. You’re currently viewing the barebones version of the site. It’s only going to get better from here on out.Our forthcoming features include: an overhauled classifieds page, a calendar and events section, a Costa Rica traveler’s guide, recommended articles, long-form stories (watch out tomorrow for reporter Lindsay Fendt’s story on jaguar-human conflict), photo stories, expat advice columns, expanded business coverage and of course, gifs.Give us your feedbackWhether you’re a new reader or have been with us from the start, welcome to our new site. Let us know your thoughts. Love it? Hate it? Find a glitch? Let us know at feedback@ticotimes.net. (Please try to be constructive in your criticism.)Continuing a legacyIt’s no secret that the main impetus behind this redesign was necessity. We couldn’t survive without a change. The old site lacked many of the capabilities that a modern news publication needs. The business was unsustainable. The old website had disparate, jarring ads that bothered readers and advertisers alike. The redesign incorporates ads organically into the layout. It’s a lovely look. A special thanks goes out to our advertisers, who were willing to take this leap with us.Our objective won’t change. Since our founding in 1956, nothing for The Tico Times has been more important than producing top-quality, uncompromising journalism. In 2014, we plan to bring you more investigations, fascinating feature stories, credible advice columns, smart opinions and a less boring approach to the news – all with an eye for seeking the truth. We’ll show enthusiasm when we find something awesome, call someone out when they’re distorting the facts and keep you informed on all the latest in Costa Rica. That’s substance with style.This is not just an exciting time for The Tico Times, but also for Costa Rica. There are plenty of stories to look forward to in 2014, including presidential elections, La Sele’s return to the World Cup, the future of the Moín port project, and so much more.The new Tico Times will be there to cover it all. Thanks for reading.last_img read more