Detecting and preventing errors that threaten patient safety is a closed-loop process that begins at the point of care, extends to independent laboratories, and then back to the caregiver. Download to learn more!
Maximizing patient safety and improving the quality of care is the ultimate goal for healthcare providers. Doing so requires staying within regulatory compliance, while also advancing staff retention and meeting fiscal constraints. Barcode technologies provide a “virtual voice” to patients, applications and workflows. Barcoding accomplishes this by laying a solid foundation for enhancing patient identification, providing visibility into medical practices, and driving efficiencies throughout healthcare applications, and is an integral part of electronic medical record (EMR) adoption. Download to learn more!
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
The implications of data loss are significant. Organizations that ignore the law affecting collaboration and information sharing are at serious risk of litigation, fines and brand damage. The paradigm shift from organizationally-defined to user-defined information governance is making it that much more difficult to maintain control of business activity and data.
This informative white paper by legal firm Field Fisher Waterhouse evaluates the legal risks of uncontrolled collaboration and information sharing and what to do about them, while providing in-depth insights into:
• Landmark incidents that have influenced data protection laws
• How to navigate different jurisdictional privacy frameworks
• Top 4 types of legal risk to protect against
• Top 5 recommendations for implementing good governance
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
In the age of Edward Snowden and the NSA, there are increasing concerns about data privacy and especially where best to keep data secure. The prevalence of cloud computing and cloud-based storage and collaboration services is only exacerbating these concerns. Many organizations are confused about regulations that protect data in different countries and jurisdictions, and don’t know what steps to take to ensure their cloud collaboration vendor can provide adequate safeguards.
While pushback and reform efforts are evolving, the reality is that companies must operate within the law. Deciding where to house your data and how to move it is an exercise in understanding the relevant legal regimes and the application of risk analysis in the decision making process. This white paper will examine those elements with regard to cloud-based storage and processing.
Published By: Avalara
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
States, counties and municipalities have historically relied on local brick-and-mortar businesses to collect retail sales taxes. These businesses collected the sales tax from their customers, and then remitted the tax proceeds to their local sales tax jurisdiction. It was a straightforward process, and no one much quarreled with who owed the taxes and who would receive them.
That straightforward proposition became complex with the rise of thousands of catalog merchants in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Catalog merchants sold to consumers nationwide, who began to shift their purchases away from local brick-and-mortar merchants. This reduced revenue to local sales tax jurisdictions because catalog companies rarely collected sales taxes from their customers.
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Is your software defined infrastructure (SDI) for high performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics meeting the needs of your growing business? Would you like to know how to justify the switching cost from unsupported open source software to a commercial grade SDI that ensures your resources are more effectively used cutting down time to market? This webcast will give you an overview of the true costs of building out and managing a HPC or Big Data environment and how commercial grade SDI software from IBM can provide a significant return on investment.
Since the global financial crisis of 2008, stress tests have taken on growing importance and prominence in financial institution supervision and regulation. These tests, designed to measure an institution’s ability to maintain capital buffers and withstand extreme economic shocks, were imposed initially, and primarily, on the biggest multinational firms – those designated global significantly important banks (G-SIBs) or financial institutions (G-SIFIs). However, the circle for supervisory stress testing has widened to include a growing number of banks as defined by domestic jurisdictions – in the United States, for example, down to banks with $10 billion in assets under the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) rule. What’s more, stress tests and their underlying scenarios can be of considerable value as a strategic management tool to a financial services company of virtually any type or size.
40% der deutschen Unternehmen sind in den vergangenen zwei Jahren Opfer von Internetkriminalität geworden. Doch wie genau wird Ihr Unternehmen bedroht? Von Datenlecks, Phishing und Spam bis hin zu Identitätsdiebstahl, Malware und Schwachstellen: Informieren Sie sich über die möglichen Auswirkungen dieser Bedrohungen auf Ihr Unternehmen und geeignete Schutzmaßnahmen in unserem neuen Leitfaden von Thawte.
This paper by S. Raghavendran of Pixel Infotek Pvt Ltd on GIS Interoperability and Spatial ETL solutions was presented at the GSDI conference in India and provides an excellent description of the interoperability challenges that Safe's products address.
Banks and financial institutions have faced a spate of regulations centered on capital adequacy since the financial crisis started in 2008. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) initiated a series of reforms to strengthen risk, capital and liquidity rules across banks. Among the important changes recommended are new rules for calculating Tier I and Tier II capital and the inclusion of additional risk measurement components for market risk, liquidity risk and counterparty risk. Despite these changes, a key drawback of the Basel framework is its focus on historical capital adequacy. While being useful, it does not help assess the impact of stress events on banks from an ex-ante basis. Hence regulatory agencies in several jurisdictions have mandated banks to define a forward-looking capital plan that incorporates stress scenarios.
Although AI and big data have delivered advances in technology these past years which make remediation more manageable and more efficient, it’s important ensure that the solution you select, meets your particular requirements, addresses and meets your needs. Some jurisdictions require technology dealing with certain types of data to be hosted on-site; data hosting, exchange, protection and privacy can all affect the choice of solution or vendor. It’s common for companies to call out these specifics in their RFPs. Other considerations include the level of precision and recall (e.g., the accuracy) required to meet project needs, the setup time for a system, its implementation and the ability to support globally dispersed team members.
Published By: Emarsys
Published Date: Feb 15, 2018
Erwartungen hinsichtlich deutlich verbesserter Kundenerfahrungen (Customer Experience, oder: CX) treiben im Einzelhandel Investitionen in OmnichannelTechnologien voran, die eine Wettbewerbsdifferenzierung über Kernprodukte und Dienstleistungen hinaus ermöglichen. Gleichzeitig sind Einzelhandelsunternehmen auf der Suche nach neuen und umfangreicheren Funktionen. Derartige innovative Möglichkeiten eröffnen sich für Marketer im Einzelhandel mit AI-Technologien. Es ist daher entscheidend, dass Entscheidungsträger im Einzelhandel erkennen, ob ihre Unternehmen bereit dafür sind, AITechnologien zu nutzen und so die eigene Entwicklung zu Branchenführern effektiv zu unterstützen.