Study Shows Doctors Record Better Notes After Using Best-Practices Program

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The quality and efficiency of notes doctors took about their patients improved when they received education and guidelines that emphasized best practices. In a study led by UCLA researchers, physicians were instructed to document only what was relevant for that day and were discouraged from using some common tools that are intended to make note-taking more efficient. During the study period, physicians produced shorter, higher quality notes and completed the notes earlier in the day.

EpiPen Distributor Advises of Shortage in Canada

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The Canadian distributor of the EpiPen says there is a shortage of one size of the emergency treatment for people at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions.

Pfizer Canada says there is a shortage of the 0.3-milligram form of the EpiPen because of a manufacturing disruption. The 0.15-mg EpiPen Jr product for young children is not affected.

The company anticipates the shortfall in supply will be resolved by March 2.

It says additional limited inventory will be available at

Florida Driver Died Because of Faulty Air Bag, Report Says

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By Terry Spencer

A Florida woman died because a faulty air bag ruptured and fired shrapnel into her head during a crash she should have survived, a report released Wednesday by the state’s Highway Patrol said.

Nichol Barker, 34, of Holiday, Florida, was struck by metal pieces that burst through the Takata airbag, causing a 6-inch by 3-inch gaping wound to her left temple, a fractured skull and bruising and bleeding on her brain, according to the

What Is the ‘Location of Things’ and How Is It Minimizing Risk?

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By Andy Berry

“A place for everything, and everything in its place” is an expression dating back to the 18th century, in a Victorian England where cleanliness and tidiness were widely revered. In today’s dynamic world of commerce, “place” has never been more relevant as businesses collect data on digital and physical locations to drive decision-making, influence outcomes and get closer to their customers.

As we move around, we generate data. Our devices capture, connect and communicate

Can McDonalds Make Our Food System More Sustainable?

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At McDonalds, even incremental progress towards achieving sustainability goals can be significant. Today, the restaurant giant announced a new commitment to up its recycling game. Under the new goals, McDonalds says it will encourage and enable recycling in every one of its 37,000 restaurants around the world, while making its consumer-facing packaging more sustainable. Noting that recycling regulations and infrastructure vary from city to city and

IBM and Shipping Giant Maersk Launch Blockchain Company for Global Logistics

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IBM and Danish transport conglomerate Maersk announced today they are launching a joint venture to redefine the global shipping industry for the blockchain age. The new company, which hasn’t yet been named, will focus on simplifying the complex process of moving goods across different trade zones.

The company initially plans to market two capabilities built on IBM Blockchain: a shipping information pipeline that provides a real-time, transparent view of merchandise movement, and smart contracts to replace

Slow iPhone X and iPhone 8 Demand Will Hurt Apple’s Suppliers, New Report Claims

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Apple’s three new iPhones, the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8, aren’t as hot as expected, a new report says, and Apple is expected to reduce orders to iPhone parts suppliers for the first quarter of the year.

The iPhone maker is yet to share any insights about iPhone X sales, as the handset has been available in stores for less than a quarter. After a terrific response, demand has apparently lost momentum going

Fujifilm Recalls Power Adapter Wall Plugs Sold with Digital Cameras Due to Shock Hazard

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Name of product: Power adapter wall plugs sold with Fujifilm digital cameras.

Hazard: The power adapter wall plug can crack, break or detach and remain in the wall and expose live electrical contacts, posing a shock hazard.

Remedy: Replace.

Recall date: January 16, 2018.

Units: About 270,000 (in addition, about 24,000 were sold in Canada).

Description: This recall involves AC-5VF power adapter wall plugs sold with Fujifilm digital camera models XP90, XP95, XP120, XP125, X-A3 and X-A10. The digital

3-D Printing: Adding a New Dimension to Auto Manufacturing

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Though automotive companies are using additive manufacturing (AM) to make limited products, its usage will increase with evolution in product and supply chain requirements. In this ever-evolving market, AM can become a potential game changer for future operations of automotive businesses.

On June 5, 2017, ISRO created history by launching India’s heaviest rocket carrying communication satellite GSAT-19 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikot. The GSAT-19 has been credited for being a game changer communications

Analytics Will Revolutionize Supply Chains In 2018

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Louis Columbus, contributor

While 94% of supply chain leaders say that digital transformation will fundamentally change supply chains in 2018, only 44% have a strategy ready.66% of supply chain leaders say advanced supply chain analytics are critically important to their supply chain operations in the next 2 to 3 years. Forecast accuracy, demand patterns, product tracking traceability, transportation performance and analysis of product returns are use cases where analytics can close knowledge gaps.

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