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How blockchain can improve healthcare

For the non-tech-savvy, new technology trends can seem confusing. Blockchain, for instance, is a complex concept, but it has the potential to revolutionize every...

AI is transforming healthcare — here’s how

In recent years, advances in technology have had a profound impact on the healthcare industry. For instance, artificial intelligence (AI) is helping medical professionals...

Why more healthcare providers are using EMRs

Electronic medical records (EMR) are digitized versions of patients’ information. Using EMRs can significantly reduce transcription costs and the need for a large storage...

The rising popularity of telemedicine

Telemedicine — the practice of administering medical care remotely — is increasing in popularity because of its practicality. Most healthcare businesses have been implementing...

Scholarship Fund Honors Sycamore Native Gina M. Delmont

Together with the Delmont family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Gina M. Delmont Memorial Scholarship Fund. Through this scholarship, Gina’s...

Northern Rehab G-K Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is pleased to announce that scholarship applications are now being accepted for the annual Genoa-Kingston High School Health &...

Best uses for virtual desktops

  In the world of IT, there is a continuous quest to build systems with less time, funds, and effort. This is why virtualization has...

KC Adult Ed offering Bridge to Healthcare Careers in January

The Kishwaukee College Adult Education department is offering a Bridge to Healthcare Careers class designed for prepare students to take the GED/High School Equivalency...

Illinois Medicaid Overhaul to take effect in 2018

2018 will see an overhaul in the state of Illinois' Medicaid Healthcare. This past spring, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he wanted to rebid...

KC offering CPR certification for healthcare providers

Kishwaukee College is offering American Heart Association CPR courses that include certification/re-certification specifically for healthcare providers. Each class costs $55 and will be held at...

How HIPAA wards off ransomware threats

Hospitals and healthcare organizations are usually the first victims of malware attacks. WannaCry ransomware -- malicious software that encrypts files until the victim decides...

Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in healthcare career scholarships to deserving students in the area. The following students received a Valley...