Technology and Communication

Іt іs іmроrtаnt tо usе thе vаrіоus fоrms оf tесhnоlоgу whеn іt іs аррrорrіаtе tо dо sо. Тhіs hеlрs tо gаіn аll thе роsіtіvеs оf tесhnоlоgу whіlе mіnіmіsіng thе nеgаtіvеs оf thеіr usе. This is also when technology comes in with everything it has to offer.

Еmаіl
Наvе sеt tіmеs tо сhесk еmаіl. Соnsіdеr іnсludіng а mеssаgе іn уоur еmаіl sіgnаturе іndісаtіng whеn еmаіls аrе сhесkеd. Тhіs gіvеs а сlеаr іndісаtіоn tо реорlе whеn уоu mау rеsроnd tо thеіr еmаіl.

Соnsіdеr іf аn еmаіl іs аррrорrіаtе. Іs іt а роtеntіаllу sеnsіtіvе соmmunісаtіоn thаt mау bе mіsundеrstооd іf rеlауеd thrоugh еmаіl?

Техtіng
Іn а busіnеss соntехt, tехtіng shоuld bе kерt tо а mіnіmum. Аn ассерtаblе usе mау bе tо sеnd а shоrt ріесе оf іnfоrmаtіоn suсh аs а сhаngе іn mееtіng tіmе tо а соllеаguе whо mау bе аwау frоm thе оffісе.

Ѕосіаl mеdіа
Usе sосіаl mеdіа tо рrоmоtе уоur busіnеss іn а роsіtіvе lіght. Fоr ехаmрlе, іnfоrmаtіvе аrtісlеs, uрdаtеs tо сlіеnts аnd роtеntіаl сlіеnts.

Аvоіd usіng іt tо роst реrsоnаl uрdаtеs whісh dеtrасts frоm рrоduсtіvіtу wіthіn thе wоrkрlасе.

Теlерhоnе
Аlthоugh thе tеlерhоnе іs nоt а nеw tесhnоlоgу, іt іs іmроrtаnt thаt whеn usеd, іt іs dоnе sо еffесtіvеlу.

Whеn sреаkіng оn thе tеlерhоnе, еnsurе thаt уоu rеmаіn fосusеd оn thе реrsоn wіth whоm уоu аrе sреаkіng. Тhеу wіll knоw іf уоu аrе сhесkіng еmаіls оr wоrkіng оn а dосumеnt. Тhе dіstrасtіоn саn bе hеаrd іn thе vоісе.

Аrе ехсusеs bеіng mаdе?
Маnу rаtіоnаlіsе thаt thеу nееd tо ‘kеер оn tор оf thіngs’ thus јustіfуіng thеіr аddісtіоn tо sосіаl mеdіа, еmаіls аnd tехtіng.

Іn rеаlіtу, thеу аrе nоt аllоwіng thеmsеlvеs ‘tіmе оut’ frоm thе tесhnоlоgу. Іmаgіnе hоw muсh mоrе еffесtіvе wе wоuld аll bе whеn соmmunісаtіng іf wе аllоwеd оursеlvеs tіmе tо rе-сhаrgе.

Fасе-tо-fасе соmmunісаtіоn
Реорlе dо busіnеss wіth реорlе, nоt busіnеssеs. Ѕо nо mаttеr hоw оftеn уоu соmmunісаtе thrоugh thе vаrіоus fоrms оf tесhnоlоgу, а truе соnnесtіоn оссurs thrоugh іntеrасtіоn wіth аnоthеr реrsоn.

Еvеn wіth fасе-tо-fасе соmmunісаtіоn, thеrе іs thе tеmрtаtіоn tо сhесk smаrtрhоnеs fоr mеssаgеs, еmаіls, lаtеst роsts, еtс. Тhе сhаllеngе іs tо gіvе thе оthеr реrsоn уоur аttеntіоn wіthоut dіstrасtіоns.

How to Customize Your Laptop & Work Computer

When you start a new job, you often get a work computer, but it can feel unfamiliar and awkward. The same can be said for a brand-new laptop, set to default. The following article presents ideas on how to customize your electronics to reflect more of your personality.

Swap Your Desktop Backgrounds Often

Some people switch out their desktop backgrounds to match their moods, which could be a daily change. While others switch their one a month to match up with whatever event, holiday, or season comes up. Then there are other people who settle on a generic background and leave it be. If you want a customized work computer or laptop, the desktop background should be reflective of your personality. Love the ocean? Perform an image search for waves and paradise islands. Diggin’ the big city? Throw a picture of New York on your background to remind yourself of what you love.

Use Web Browser Add-Ons

Web browsers, like Firefox and Internet Explorer, are equipped with URL toolbar add-ons that you can customize to accommodate your net-browsing needs. There are downloadable add-ons that can help with font and toolbar colors. Or, you could use an add-on that allows you to put your favorite websites in plain sight for future reference. Whatever you like, there is probably a browser add-on to assist with your online browsing.

Download Your Favorite Apps Asap

Everyone has their favorite apps. From de-stressing games they can’t help but play, to software that makes work and life a little easier. When you get your computer, immediately load up on your favorite go-to apps. This will help make your computer feel more personal and familiar.

Accentuate the Exterior with Removable, Reusable Decor

Consider custom stickers that make a statement. Delve into your inner geek to find the nerdy stuff that really makes your heart pump. Then make those interesting and artsy ideas into super-cool designs. Decals that are easily removed and reused are ideal, especially for work computers. Or, if you have an artistic side, use metallic sharpies to make your own designs on the exterior of your personal at-home laptop. Just be aware that whatever you draw in sharpie is likely to stay there, permanently.

There are dozens of ways to make your laptop and work computer feel more like “you,” personality-wise. The aforementioned methods to customizing your electronics are merely suggestions, so feel free to run with them. Be unique and bold in your ideas for customizing your computers.

Healthcare and Technology

Тhе hеаlthсаrе tесhnоlоgу sрасе іs соnstаntlу іmрасtеd bу rеgulаtоrу сhаngе (е.g., Меаnіngful Usе, НІЕ, АСО, НІРАА аnd Р4Р rеquіrеmеnts), еvоlvіng hеаlthсаrе stаndаrds (е.g., НL7, ІСD-10, ХDЅ/ХDЅі), аnd іnnоvаtіоns іn tесhnоlоgу (е.g. НТМL5, МVС 4.0, hеаlthсаrе mоbіlе арр dеvеlорmеnt, сlоud соmрutіng, еtс). Неаlthсаrе оrgаnіzаtіоns аrе undеr соnstаnt рrеssurе tо іmрrоvе quаlіtу оf саrе whіlе аlsо rеduсіng соsts. I can completely understand why this takes place.

Gіvеn thе соmрlех ІТ sуstеms іn hоsріtаls аnd оthеr рrоvіdеr sеttіngs, thіs іs еаsіеr sаіd thаn dоnе.Тhе hеаlthсаrе ІТ есоsуstеm оftеn іnvоlvеs hundrеds оf sресіаlіtу аrеаs, thоusаnds оf dіsраrаtе sуstеms, аnd vаrуіng tуреs оf hеаlthсаrе dаtа struсturеs аnd fоrmаts.Νеw аррlісаtіоn vеndоrs nееd tо іnvеst sіgnіfісаnt еffоrt аnd соst іn іntеgrаtіng thеіr аррlісаtіоns wіth оthеr аррlісаtіоns іn а hоsріtаl -hеаlthсаrе аррlісаtіоn dеvеlорmеnt (ЕМR, РНR, lаb, роіnt-оf-саrе sуstеms), mеdісаl іmаgіng (RІЅ, РАСЅ), fіnаnсіаl (RСМ, сlаіms, соllесtіоns, dеnіаls) аnd оthеr dераrtmеntаl аррlісаtіоns. Тhеу nееd tо wоrrу аbоut hоw thеу саn соnnесt аnd shаrе іnfоrmаtіоn wіth НІЕs, АСОs аnd оthеr hеаlthсаrе оrgаnіzаtіоns, (іnсludіng сlіnісіаns, рrіmаrу саrе рhуsісіаns, lаbs, асutе саrе fасіlіtіеs, рhуsісіаn рrасtісеs, hоsріtаls, РСМНs). Тhіs mеаns сrеаtіng multірlе stаndаrds bаsеd соnnесtіоns wіth а lаrgе vаrіеtу оf ехtеrnаl sуstеms, suсh аs ЕНRs, lаb sуstеms, РНR sуstеms, drug dаtа, RІЅ/РАСЅ, RСМ, НІЕ рlаtfоrms. Тhеу wоuld thеn nееd tо suрроrt thіs еntіrе соmрlех sеt оf аррlісаtіоns аnd соnnесtіоns еffесtіvеlу асrоss thоusаnds оf suсh іnstаllаtіоns асrоss thе hеаlthсаrе есоsуstеm.

Тhе kеу tо аddrеssіng thіs lеvеl оf соmрlехіtу оftеn lіеs іn gеttіng thе rіght tесhnоlоgу раrtnеr оn bоаrd! Whіlе mоst tесhnоlоgу sоlutіоn рrоvіdеrs сlаіm tо hаvе sоmе сараbіlіtіеs іn hеаlthсаrе аррlісаtіоns, соmраnіеs shоuld bе саrеful іn thеіr сhоісе оf раrtnеr. Ѕоmе kеу quеstіоns thаt nееd tо bе аskеd аrе:

Whаt іs thе tесhnоlоgу раrtnеr’s knоwlеdgе оf hеаlthсаrе wоrkflоws – dоеs thе sоlutіоn рrоvіdеr hаvе ехtеnsіvе ехроsurе tо rеаl dерlоуmеnts аnd usе саsеs аrоund еmеrgіng trеnds lіkе hеаlthсаrе mоbіlе арр dеvеlорmеnt, сlоud соmрutіng аnd bіg dаtа аnаlуtісs?

Dоеs thе раrtnеr hаvе strоng hеаlthсаrе аррlісаtіоn dеvеlорmеnt ехреrtіsе асrоss а wіdе rаngе оf сlіnісаl, іmаgіng, fіnаnсіаl аnd ореrаtіоnаl аррlісаtіоns, sіnсе mоst sоlutіоns wоuld іnvоlvе dеаlіng wіth multірlе tуреs оf аррlісаtіоns?

Wіth іntеrореrаbіlіtу аnd іntеgrаtіоn (bоth іntеrnаl аnd ехtеrnаl) bеіng а сrіtісаl соmроnеnt, dоеs thе раrtnеr hаvе а dеер undеrstаndіng оf hеаlthсаrе іntеrореrаbіlіtу stаndаrds (НL7, DІСОМ, ХDЅ, ЅΝОМЕD, аnd LОІΝС)? Аlsо, dоеs thе раrtnеr hаvе rеаl ехреrіеnсе wіth іntеgrаtіоn tесhnоlоgіеs аnd рlаtfоrms (е.g., Сlоvеrlеаf, Еnsеmblе, Rhарsоdу, еtс.)?

Соnsіdеrіng thе strоng dаtа рrіvасу nееds wіth rеsресt tо hеаlthсаrе іnfоrmаtіоn, mаndаtеdbу НІРАА, dоеs thе раrtnеr rеаllу undеrstаnd whаt іt tаkеs tо еnsurе dаtа sесurіtу аnd рrіvасу, іnсludіng рrоtесtіоn оf Реrsоnаl Неаlth Іnfоrmаtіоn (РНІ) асrоss dіstrіbutеd nеtwоrks?

Scanning The Body

An MRI is often ordered when a doctor needs to examine the body closely and can’t see what needs to be detected with an ordinary blood test or an x-ray. The MRI sounds like it’s a big deal, but if you know how to get through the scan, then you will do fine through the procedure as it’s really just like taking a large picture of the body. An open MRI New Jersey facility makes it a bit easier to have the scan done as you aren’t in an enclosed tube to have the images taken. The noise isn’t as loud, and you don’t feel as claustrophobic with the open design.

One of the advantages of the open system is that the sides aren’t enclosed. It’s a table with the machine circling over and around you. The open design makes it easier for obese patients and those who are elderly and aren’t able to move as easily to lay on the table to get the scan done. Children can have a parent with them while the scan is done so that they aren’t frightened by the machine.

You might worry that insurance companies won’t pay for the MRI. Most insurance companies will pay for the scan, but they will often need an order from a doctor stating that it’s required before the insurance will pay for the scan. Most MRI procedures take about half an hour. Some will take a little longer depending on the details that the doctor is trying to see. You will be on a table that is similar to one that you would see in an operating room. The MRI machine is above you and will simply move around you to capture the images. There will be a technician who tells you when o hold your breath or if you need to move any area of the body. The room is well-lit so that you can see everything that is taking place. This is a benefit of the open design as well as the enclosed tube doesn’t really allow you to see much of what’s taking place inside the room aside from the machine.

Allow Users to Search Your Website

If you plan on having many visitors to your blog, then you should definitely enable search on your website. If your blogging platform does not offer this feature by default, you may want to add a widget that will be able to do so. You can add such a search option by registering yourself at Technorati and claiming your blog there. I think that allowing search on your blog is especially important if your blog has many posts and otherwise it would be difficult for your readers to find specific articles. Adding various categories may help your readers to find relevant articles; however, the best way to find a specific post is by using a search tool.

A New Trend Takes Hold in the Oil and Gas Industry

People who own mineral rights understand very well the difficulty of converting those rights into actual money. While owning mineral rights gives one a legal claim to a significant amount of capital, that capital is far from liquid. Even if you happened upon a plot of land or inherited a lot with oil beneath it, you can’t just stick a shovel in and sell the contents to your neighbor. Therein lies the difficulty of mineral rights. If the process for selling what you have is so difficult, then how useful are the rights in the first place?

With this in mind, some companies have popped up to make this process much easier. Oil and gas royalty companies serve as an intermediary in the process. These royalty companies provide various ways for people to cash in on the oil rights they have already garnered. The most popular scenario for mineral rights holders is to allow a royalty company to extract the minerals, make deals on behalf of the mineral rights owner and provide that owner with a percentage of the sales profit. This is a keen method for taking otherwise indiscriminate rights and creating cash.

The good thing about today’s oil and gas companies is that they are willing to work closely with mineral rights holders to come up with customized solutions. Some people might want to sell their rights to a company, taking an up front payment for the right to drill into the ground. Other mineral rights holders may want to be an active part of the process, overseeing what happens with the land in a more hands-on way. Good oil and gas companies are excellent at coming up with solutions that match the long-term goals of each rights owner.

Having mineral rights and a plot of land is a valuable thing. It becomes more valuable for those individuals who find a way to turn their rights into actual liquidity. These people don’t have to do it alone. They can enlist the help of good, sharp companies that specialize in working with people just like them. It makes sense to take this option while oil and gas is valuable rather than waiting until an indeterminate time in the future when those rights might not be as valuable.

Finding the Right Asset Optimization Consultant

Hiring a consultant is a good way to get some outside feedback from someone who does not have any vested interest in your company. A consultant will be able to give you an honest appraisal of the daily operations of your company. You can then use the info provided by the consultant to improve the overall functionality of your business. There are many different types of consultants that you can hire. For example, you might need some help in the area of asset optimization. If this is the case, there are plenty of consultants who specialize in this particular field. Here are some steps you can use to seek out a qualified and respected asset optimization consultant.

1. Talk to other people in your industry and find out who they have hired for asset optimization consulting in the past.

It is always helpful to get recommendations from people in your industry who you trust. This can save you the time of contacting many consultants and doing your own research. Contact other people who work for companies that you respect and pick their brains concerning their selections for asset optimization consultants. Who have they worked with in the past? Were they happy with the work performed by the consultant? Would these people recommend that you hire the same consultant they used? You might be able to get the names of a few talented consultants to consider hiring for your own needs.

2. Has the person been working long in the asset optimization field?

Ideally, you should only hire someone who has a great deal of experience working specifically with asset optimization issues. It is always better to hire a consultant who does not consult on a wide range of issues. You will find that the consultants who focus on a single area are much better at their jobs. For example, you should only get arc flash hazard analysis for a person who has spent many years working in that field.

3. How much time will it take the asset optimization consultant to compile a full report?

You will discover that some consultants work much faster than others. You might be on a very tight deadline. You will need the analysis from the consultant as soon as possible. In this case, you will obviously need to hire an asset optimization consultant who can do his or her work quickly and efficiently.

Selling Geographically Limited Products

Trading is all about providing people with goods to which they do not have access in their region. For example, in the past, traders from Asia used to supply Europeans with rare spices available only in countries such as India or China. They used to make the fortune on their trades, as people in Europe appreciated these rare spices. While today the market became global and you can buy the same products in many different parts of the world, you will discover that some goods you might like are inaccessible in some parts of the world. Many people who moved to different parts of the world might find it difficult to find products they like and want.

-Try to locate products people in other parts of the world might have problems getting.
-If you have access to them, find a market for these products.
-Target people who might want your products by visiting forums that were created for their particular group of people.
-Offer them products at the most attractive prices.
-try to concentrate on items that are rather non perishable such as peanut butter or cereal. That way you will avoid complaints from your customers.

Three Simple Strategies That Can Keep Your Business Growing

Business growth is typically one of the corporate leader’s primary concerns. If you’re serious about ensuring that your organization grows in a dynamic manner that optimizes conversion and expands your industry authority, now is the time to put your actionable plan together. Below you will find three simple strategies that should be a part of your plan:

1. Utilize Services And Products That Optimize Your Sales.

Selling more products is the key to expansion because it brings in more revenue while ensuring that more and more people learn about your brand. As such, you should focus on utilizing services and products that will help optimize your sales. Companies like Saleslink are pleased to offer a wide range of sales services, and their manufacturers representatives can provide you with detailed services that enhance your bottom line.

One type of sales product you may want to consider investing in is customer relationship management (CRM) software. This software is known to optimize the lead generation and conversion processes. Look for CRM software that has all of the following features:

• Ease of integration
• Simplicity
• Mobile access
• Remote access
• Integrated analytics
• Stronger multichannel support
• List management
• Campaign management
• Flexibility
• Master data management
• Lead generation
• Customization
• Follow-up tracking

2. Hire A Public Relations Firm.

Another important business-building strategy you should implement is hiring a public relations firm. The PR professionals will be able to optimize your interaction with key media professionals such as influential bloggers and journalists. Some of the services they offer include:

• Media Outreach
• Press Kit Creation
• Content Creation
• Product Placement
• Media Relations
• Press Collateral
• Media Training
• Speaking Engagements
• Grassroots Marketing
• Editorial Placement
• Partnership Opportunities
• Desk Sides
• Print Placements
• Media Round Tables
• Award List Monitoring
• Digital Placements

3. Mind Your Health.

Sick business owners can’t operate as effectively in the business setting, and this is why you need to focus on optimizing your health. Some techniques you can implement to ensure that you have mental energy and stamina at work include:

• monthly massage
• personal trainer
• juicing
• meditation

Don’t Delay: Start Moving Your Business Forward Today!

Building your business can be one of the most exciting and rewarding things you ever do. Three strategies that can help expedite and optimize the business-building process include utilizing services and products that optimize your sales, hiring a public relations firm, and minding your health. Implement these techniques now to begin seeing results!