Category Archives: Banana republic

Electronic Health Records: Death By A Thousand Clicks

Rather than an electronic ecosystem of information, the nation’s thousands of EHRs largely remain a sprawling, disconnected patchwork. Moreover, the effort has handcuffed health providers to technology they mostly can’t stand and has enriched and empowered the $13-billion-a-year industry that sells it.

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Fracking 2.0 Was a Financial Disaster, Will Fracking 3.0 Be Different?

The latest installment in Justin Mikulka’s excellent series on fracking. The industry continues to promote new and improved saviors – this time, it’s Microsoft – to rescue it from an inconvenient truth: no one’s making any money, despite the high environmental costs incurred.

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Boeing Crapification: Second 737 Max Plane Within Five Months Crashes Just After Takeoff

Another Boeing 737 aircraft crashed minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa yesterday, killing all 157 passengers on board, in circumstances similar to last October’s Lion Air crash in Indonesia. Consequences for Boeing depend on what the just-recovered voice and data recorders reveal.

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