Medical Archives - Page 13

Questions about RIM’s rumoured BlackPad tablet

Research in Motion may launch a 7-inch tablet device as early as Monday that has no 3G connectivity and an entirely new operating system, according to reports. Rumblings about a BlackBerry tablet have

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Ian Paul

IT sales rebound but SMBs still under spending chill

Technology sales have rebounded from their depressed state last year but small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become adopted a new miserly attitude towards IT spending, says an IT analyst firm. Worldwide

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New NCR self-service kiosks slash healthcare wait times, cost

In many of Canada's larger hospitals, more than 1,000 patients visit the emergency department each day.Approximately 50 per cent of them are considered “low risk” -- not needing immediate attention from a physician.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

How to replace your office PC with an iPad

Sure, the iPad is a great device for Web surfing, book reading, and movie watching. But it's also getting a lot of interest in corporations as a possible business device for field forces,

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Galen Gruman

Lawyers pick Apple’s forbidden iPad fruit

Apple's iPad tablet is being used by doctors, lawyers and business people to ease their workloads, but many believe the popular touchscreen device can't yet replace a laptop for functions such as writing

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Matt Hamblen

iPad used to in care of victims poisoned by BP oil spill

The director of the Louisiana Poison Centre is using an iPad to help manage patients poisoned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Mitch Wagner

How to prevent data centre disasters caused by human error

A university network brought to its knees when someone inadvertently plugged two network cables into the wrong hub. An employee injured after an ill-timed entry into a data centre. Overheated systems shut down

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Cara Garretson

Smartphone app would forewarn epilepsy patients of seizures

Engineers and medical experts have joined forces in Chicago to to create a small prototype device and complex software that can monitor brainwaves of people with epilepsy and then send them from a

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Amazon’s new Kindle deserves a close look by businesses

Amazon is aggressively defending its position in the e-reader market by unveiling a redesigned Kindle 2 for a mere $139. As Amazon and Barnes and Noble battle for e-reader supremacy, it's time for

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Tony Bradley

Business video search a booming market

For some enterprises, online video has become a vital tool for training, security, sales, marketing and other functions. And along with that growth in the use of video comes increased demand for users

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Bob Violino

How IT pros can avoid legal gotchas

As an IT pro, you could get in legal trouble without even realizing it. You may be liable for civil damages, criminal fines, and/or jail time if, while doing your job, you intentionally

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Peter S. Vogel

Mingle, play, travel smarter … with location-based services

Though you might not like the idea of major companies keeping tabs on you in real time, applications that utilize location technology are steadily becoming more popular among smartphone users. Location-based services use

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Leah Yamshon

Electronic implants may create healthier, stronger human beings in 5 years

Imagine if you could learn to fly a helicopter by downloading software directly to your brain. Imagine if your eyes could see an object, overlaid with data, miles away in the dark. These

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

Jargon, hyperbole among top CIO communication errors

For years,CIOs have been fighting the stereotype that they're weak communicators, unable to speak the language of business or relate to anyone outside of IT. But by using practiced communication skills, many CIOs

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

E-readers and tablets boast business benefits

A Silicon Valley product development consulting firm called the Nielsen Norman Group (not to be confused with the Nielsen ratings company) published a study last week comparing reading performance with a book to

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Julie Sartain