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Telehealth provides convenience to patients. It has the potential to improve patient outcomes by ensuring worrisome signs and symptoms are discussed with a clinician as quickly as possible. And it’s a lifeline during a pandemic for medically-vulnerable individuals who should not be going anywhere near other sick people.

It's a well-known development that cloud-based products and services have become increasingly popular during 2020, as businesses have been forced to find ways to support remote workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Officials with Kenergy Corp. and Big Rivers Electric Corp. told lawmakers Thursday Kenergy intends to move ahead on plans to create a regional broadband Internet service in Kentucky through a subsidiary.

Nebraska Medicine is dealing with a “security incident” affecting some of its information technology systems, a spokesman said Monday.

While Kevyn Doningueiz, 11, a sixth-grader at Mark Twain Elementary, focuses on his virtual learning, his younger siblings get help from volunteers who can teach them how to use the computer and access online classes — thanks to Neighborhood NESTS. The Neighborhood NESTS — Nurturing Every Student Together Safely — is organized and operated by local not-for-profit groups for students in the Iowa City Community School District to access free Wi-Fi and get technical and academic support from volunteers, and for families to receive some child care services.

There are many specific, heightened challenges of spear phishing emails coming from compromised, trusted third parties. Trusted third-party phishing emails usually come from the legitimate sender’s email account, which is under control of a malicious hacker. But the risks from a compromised, trusted third-party account don’t always go away when the trusted third party gets cleaned up and the hacker is removed. 

The new center aims to develop best practices and improve regulatory oversight of the fast-growing landscape of mHealth and telehealth tools, including wearables, apps and tech platforms that analyze medical products.

The city founded the Curiosity Lab, a huge facility designed to help industry test new technology.

    Communities across the United States are facing challenges of remote learning as K-12 schools have shifted to online classes or been forced to go remote after students or staff tested positive for COVID-19 early in the term.

    Cambria County commissioners have approved a more than $1 million plan to expand broadband services in the northern part of the county. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for connectivity.


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