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Technology companies are proving to be the great equalizer

[Part 1 of a 12-Part Series]

Healthcare is rife with significant challenges that can in some cases be minimized at the very minimum and in most cases be eliminated by the use of technology. The 12-part series begins by elaborating on macro-level challenges that the healthcare industry is starting to address with technology to stem the bleeding/reverse the onset of more severe complications.

Challenge 1: Supply and demand

Healthcare service delivery provisioning across the globe is starkly marked by the lack of adequate supply of qualified clinicians and specialists. This situation has been significantly exacerbated in the post pandemic new

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House GOP Set for Year of Investigation

With a razor-thin majority in the House and no majority to speak of in the Senate, Republicans are hoping to punch above their weight in the coming year by focusing relentlessly on investigations they hope will do damage to a Democratic Party that’s riding high after the midterms — and expose international influence-peddling schemes, Big Tech corruption, and Chinese malfeasance in the process.

While it’s unclear whether House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy will have the 218 votes he needs to secure the speaker’s gavel as the House conventions today, he’s confident enough in his prospects that he’s laid out plans

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Ohio Senate OKs shift in oversight of education to governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest proposal to give Ohio’s governor more power overseeing K-12 education cleared the Republican-led state Senate on Wednesday despite objections that lawmakers are rushing legislation to significantly change decision-making about academic standards, model curricula and school district ratings, among other things.

Oversight of the state’s education department would shift to a director appointed by the governor, instead of the State Board of Education and the superintendent it elects. The bill would also rename the Ohio Department of Education as the Department of Education and Workforce, and transfer many of the state school board’s powers to

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Real estate agent moves and news

Chinowth & Cohen Realtors welcomes Lime Fund to its Nichols Hills office. An Oklahoma native, Limke grew up in Oklahoma City, where she graduated from Bishop McGuinness High School before continuing her education at Oklahoma City University and the University of Oklahoma.

Limke worked in the medical field for 16 years. She also worked as an administrative assistant to a partner at a large architectural firm in Oklahoma City. Limke also has mineral and property management experience, as well as experience managing a hobby farm. Additionally, she worked as an officer and events coordinator for the Jones Middle and High

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Health-care, education workers among those leading retirement wave

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Canada is facing a wave of retirements driven by workers in high-pressure sectors, with an increasing number retreating before they turn 65.

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A new analysis of labor force survey data by

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Ontario records surplus in last fiscal year and a drop in education spending




Allison Jones, The Canadian Press



Published Friday, September 23, 2022 4:45PM EDT




TORONTO – Ontario ended the last fiscal year with a $2.1-billion surplus – a far cry from the $33-billion deficit projected in the budget – thanks to inflation and stronger economic growth, officials said Friday.

The surplus is a result of revenues that were 20 per cent higher than the 2021 budget forecast, largely coming from taxes, due to higher-than-expected inflation and nominal GDP growth more than five points higher than the average private sector forecast at the time of

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Former student of Christian school asks education minister to close it

Former students of Legacy Christian Academy met with Education Minister Dustin Duncan on Wednesday.

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Pleading for more action after what she and others allege has been decades of abuse, a former student at a Christian school in Saskatoon has directly asked Saskatchewan’s education minister to close the school.

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Caitlin Erickson was among three former students of Legacy Christian Academy — once known as Christian Center Academy — who met

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COVID-19 harmed literacy development of younger NB students: minister

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s Department of Education says mental wellness remains a concern as students return to class after two years of disruptions due to the pandemic.

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s Department of Education says mental wellness remains a concern as students return to class after two years of disruptions due to the pandemic.

The 2021-22 provincial assessment results released today show about 30 per cent of students from Grade 6 to 12 felt lonely most or all of the time, while nearly 50 per cent reported spending three or more hours a day on social media.

It says about

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