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Patient Safety Survey Shows While Illinois Improving Overall, Some Hospitals Struggle

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit group dedicated to hospital safety, has released their biannual Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report, showing an overall improvement in Illinois hospitals since the spring. According to Leapfrog, the survey measures hospital patient safety by the … Continue reading

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A Majority of Teens Have Experienced Some Form of Cyberbullying

59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it’s a major problem for people their age. “At the same time, teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing … Continue reading

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Some interesting portions of the Manafort plea agreement

Here is the entire agreement. Some interesting parts:1. The Government believes that the sentencing guidelines yield a sentence of 210-262 months, even after acceptance of responsibility. That means that if Manafort had gone to trial and lost, the prosecution would … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Worker Cages and Some Reminders on the Publicity and Value of Patents

Amazon’s patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,280,157) for a “System and Method for Transporting Personnel Within an Active Workspace” has been in the news recently. The invention is described as a device for keeping human workers safe in an automated (i.e., … Continue reading

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MBA Apps Drop in United States: Could More of an IP Law Focus Help Some Schools?

In an article titled, “MBA Apps Take a Shocking Plunge”published at Poets & Quants,  John A. Byrne discusses how the number of MBA applications in the United States has dropped substantially.  The amount of the drop depends on the particular … Continue reading

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