News tagged with health workers

App helps prevent healthcare miscommunication

iscommunication in a healthcare setting can have dire consequences, and is more likely to occur when clinicians and patients don't speak the same language. While some healthcare settings have access to interpreters, others ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Software
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State workers underpaid, new study finds

A comparison of public sector workers in Illinois with their peers in the private sector shows a general wage and salary penalty for state and local government employees, according to research by a University of Illinois ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Japan's cleanup lags from tsunami, nuke accident

(AP)—Two years after the triple calamities of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster ravaged Japan's northeastern Pacific coast, debris containing asbestos, lead, PCBs—and perhaps most worrying—radioactive waste due ...

dateMar 10, 2013 in Environment
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