Health and human services

For both the public and the private sectors, new digital technologies offer breakthrough innovations that make services both easier for citizens to find and use and less costly for city governments to administer.

The Murky Future of Global Water Quality

Tue, 2015-04-28 11:00 -- SCC Staff
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A global study by Veolia and the International Food Policy Research Institute found that rapidly deteriorating water quality over the next several decades will increase risks to human health, economic development and thousands of aquatic ecosystems in developed and developing economies alike. Learn about sustainable solutions available to cities.

Stephen Hawking and the Intel Connected Wheelchair Project

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:32 -- SCC Staff
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In the Connected Wheelchair Project, the Intel Internet of Things group uses the Intel® Galileo board to help Dr. Stephen Hawking and people with disabilities seamlessly interact and analyze their health, wheelchair and accessibility. Watch this video to see the proof of concept being built and hear Dr. Hawking discuss the technology's impact.

Kanaiwa Hospital's Non-Stop Network Supports Electronic Health Record System

Wed, 2015-04-22 11:51 -- SCC Staff
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When Kanaiwa Hospital in Kanazawa, Japan, decided to introduce a comprehensive electronic health records system, it needed a smooth transition from its old paper record-keeping as well as a "non-stop" network to support the new system. In this Allied Telesis case study, you'll read about the technology that is fulfilling the hospital's objectives.

Miami Community Sets the Stage for Far-Reaching Revitalization

Fri, 2015-04-17 16:10 -- SCC Staff
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In this video school leaders, teachers, and students in the nation's fourth-largest district share their enthusiasm for the digital convergence project that will deploy over 100,000 Windows 8.1 tablets and 350,000 free copies of Microsoft Office Professional Plus in the Miami-Dade School District.

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