The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning routine use notifications, information security officers, firewalls and increased encryption to protect health information in Virtual Lifetime Electronic Records. The VA has requested $52.9 million to implement these and other security changes for the VLER program.
The latest class at Springboard Enterprises is focused on life sciences companies and includes doctors, lawyers, PhDs, and several entrepreneurs who have built and exited multiple companies. One recent coaching session focused on public speaking and how certain words can make a pitch more effective.
A new partnership between FEMA and the major wireless carriers will allow federal, state and local governments to send alerts about severe weather, missing children, and Presidential alerts. These notifications are in addition to the existing existing Emergency Alert System.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have identified a protein that scientists is necessary for pancreatic cancer to grow and metastasize. The discovery that PEAK1 catalytic activity is important for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cell proliferation means that it is a good therapeutic target for small molecule drug discovery.