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The Role of Google, Facebook, and Yelp Reviews in the Era of Healthcare Consumerism

Patient reviews can make or break a business in this era of healthcare consumerism and online reputations. And they’re here to stay. More than 94% of healthcare patients use online reviews as the first step in researching physicians and hospitals. They’re also the third most crucial driver in consumers’ decision to select a new healthcare provider after insurance acceptance and location. That’s why a solid strategy for ... Read More »

Opinion | The role of finance commissions in sustainable development

Irrespective of controversies around the remit of 15th Finance Commission (FC), it is evident from its terms of reference that the government wants it to play a key role in fostering sustainable development in India. Indeed, constitutional status and the ability to suggest far-reaching reforms on financing, allocation and use of funds by three tiers of governance makes the central ... Read More »

Multi-Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Market And The Role Of Technology.

Over the last 20 years, more than one trillion dollars have been spent building our information infrastructure– and what a great outcome for the investment. It changed everything in our lives and in the economy. The opportunities over the next 20 years, however, will be massive with the focus on physical infrastructure. We will likely have to spend multi- trillion ... Read More »

Federal education role shouldn’t be reduced

President Donald Trump has ordered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to review the federal government’s role in education. Trump signed an executive order on education Wednesday as he participated in a federalism event with governors at the White House. The executive order is aimed at decreasing the role of the federal government in education while giving states and local school districts ... Read More »

Sex of the baby may play important role in would-be mother’s immunity

Sex of the baby may play important role in would-be mother’s immunity A study reveals would-be mothers, carrying female fetuses may exhibit a heightened inflammatory response that can contribute to sickness-related symptoms, such as achiness and fatigue. According to researchers, women, over the years, have claimed that body of a mother, carrying male and female baby, react differently. The study, ... Read More »

Obama orders review of election hacks as Trump doubts Russia’s role

President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of the cyberattacks that allegedly tried to disrupt this year’s election, as his successor Donald Trump casts doubt over Russia’s possible involvement. Obama’s homeland security advisor Lisa Monaco first mentioned the need for the review while speaking to reporters on Friday morning, according to Politico. “We may be ... Read More »

Outdoor light has role in reducing short-sightedness in kids

Increasing exposure to outdoor light is the key to reducing the myopia (short-sightedness) epidemic in children, according to ground-breaking research by Australian optometrists. Optometrist and lead researcher on the project, Associate Professor Scott Read who is the director of research at QUT’s School of Optometry and Vision Science, said children need to spend more than an hour and preferably at ... Read More »