International Working Patterns, Part III: Teleworking

With soaring fuel prices adversely affecting consumers and businesses throughout the world, this might be a good time for employers to explore or reexamine the possible benefits of teleworking. Also often referred to as telecommuting, a name which reflects the idea of technological communications replacing the traditional commute to work, telework involves regularly working . . . → Read More: International Working Patterns, Part III: Teleworking

Conspiracy Theories and the Federal Reserve: Say What?

Recently, in an attempt to generate some calm in the wake of the IndyMac Bank failure, I published an article (on another website) about FDIC insurance and how it works. My intent was to settle some of the rampant fear that kicked off the week of July 15, 2008. I work in a bank, . . . → Read More: Conspiracy Theories and the Federal Reserve: Say What?

The Prohibitive Cost of Electronic Medical Records

The use of electronic medical records has been touted as an enormous economic benefit in terms of cost savings as well as a boon to increasing patient safety. So why aren’t more doctors using them?

Although many . . . → Read More: The Prohibitive Cost of Electronic Medical Records