Month: November 2018

PRSB publishes first set of standards for community pharmacies and GPs

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has published the first stage of a new standard to improve the quality of clinical information shared between community pharmacies and GP practices. The PRSB, the organisation tasked with developing standards for digital health and care records, published the standards on 31 October. They detail what information should be …

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Innovation Think Tank Says Tesla Isn’t Disruptive, But Mini-EVs Are

November 7th, 2018 by Michael Barnard  Imagine, if you will, a town in northern China such as Gaotang. The road is alive with cars and scooters. But the cars have been miniaturized, making Mercedes-offshoot Smart Cars look robust and bulky. They can cost as little as US$1,000, are made from stamped steel, have no safety …

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British Renewables Hits 42 Gigawatts & Surpasses Fossil Fuels

Biomass Published on November 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill November 7th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  Pushed over the line by two coal-to-biomass conversions and continuing growth in offshore wind, the British renewable energy industry finally surpassed the capacity levels of its fossil fuel predecessors, with total capacity reaching 42 gigawatts (GW) in …

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TVA Partners With First Solar & NextEra To Build 377 Megawatts Of Solar For Facebook

Clean Power Published on November 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill November 7th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) signed an agreement with US developers First Solar and NextEra Energy Resources to build 377 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar capacity in Alabama and Tennessee to provide 100% renewable energy …

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Experience an RDP attack? It’s your fault, not Microsoft’s

I’ve seen blog posts and forum threads bad mouthing Microsoft and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Usually it’s in conjunction with someone complaining that a ransomware or cryptominer variant had successfully compromised their environment through RDP. The rants are often followed by calls for everyone to dump Microsoft Windows and how “Microsoft security sucks!” It’s not …

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Bradford GP IT systems ‘now stable’ following computer failure

GP IT systems in Bradford are ‘now stable and in recovery’ following a failure last week. Digital Health News reported on 29 October that a number of practices across the Bradford and Craven district were experiencing problems following an issue with an air conditioning unit. In a statement, a spokesperson for Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven …

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Floating Solar Is Best Solution For Colorado Town’s High Electric Bills

Clean Power Published on November 7th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston November 7th, 2018 by Charles W. Thurston  When a town has high electric bills and no available land for a solar farm, a floating solar plant on the pond of a waste water plant makes great sense. Walden, Colorado, population 750, elevation 8,000 …

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