VoiceHIT, a New Orleans-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) company, will host a private event in partnership with Isabel Healthcare, a leading diagnosis decision support and knowledge management provider, to preview VoiceHIT’s first product, Better Day EHR & Documentation Solution. The Better Day EHR combines speech-to-text, mobile devices and web-based technologies in novel ways to streamline clinical documentation and coding and improve care efficiency with the incorporation of the Isabel suite. The two companies will hold the private event for local and visiting physicians in New Orleans during the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Interim meeting on Saturday, November 12th, at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.
After a harrowing Halloween Night in New Orleans in which shootings and killings screamed out in the night making national news displaying more moments of madness, questions once again. How do we stop this senseless killing, the bleeding of this city, one especially so dependent upon tourism?
The Louisiana State Museum is launching a major exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Preservation Hall. Preservation Hall at 50 will open at the U.S. Mint with a gala hosted by the Louisiana Museum Foundation on Friday Nov. 4. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Rebirth Brass Band will perform as part of the music-filled grand opening. Tickets are available through the Foundation at 504.558.0493. Preservation Hall at 50 will open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said he knows LSU CB Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu is not the lone threat on the nation's fourth-best defense. The Tigers are second in the nation in turnover margin (1.88) with 11 interceptions and 7 fumble recoveries. "It's not going to be just about him," said Saban "Everybody's going to have to do their jobs well for Troy Richardson (Heisman Trophy candidate) to be able to some things that we would like for him to do in the running game as well as the passing game."...
Bucs running back LeGrange Blount will be back on Sunday against the Saints. He has missed two games with a knee injury.
"I'm going to play third downs in this game," the Bucs' best running back told the St. Petersburg Times. "I'm probably not going to play all of them, but I know I'll play quite a few of them."
Anthony Weiner. Bill Clinton. Mark Sanford. Even
Men in powerful positions often find themselves in compromising situations because they have said or done things dealing with their sexual escapades that cost them dearly. Usually it is the politicians we hear about, and the results can be catastrophic. The latest idiot move to come to light is by Republican Presidential hopeful Herman Cain.
Over the past few years, New Orleans has become one of the nation’s premier Halloween destinations. The city has a great night life and is known as one of the best party cities in the world. This weekend, the Voodoo Festival and Halloween brought thousands of tourists to the city. When tourists come to New Orleans, they usually to go Bourbon Street and last night it was packed with costumed revelers.
Few of the unsuspecting visitors realized that they would have to dodge gunfire as they walked down Bourbon Street in the heart of the world famous French Quarter. Right in front of one of the top attractions on Bourbon Street, the Chris Owens Club, shots were fired and a person was killed. Later on in another section of the French Quarter, Canal and Burgundy, more shots were fired and another person was killed. In addition to the French Quarter violence, there were two other shooting incidents, giving the city a total tally of 15 people shot and 2 killed.
We're been educated by Fox News, Rush and MSNBC; We are now debating Tea Party versus Occupy Wall Street? The extremes appear to be wagging the middle, not the other way around. We're facing a tenacious debate over national debt, unable to help the fate of the unemployed millions coping with a miserable economy getting even worse. Our politicians in an election season offer bromides which many claim are the problems, not the solutions. Amid the backdrop, a few a voice of moderation seeks to forge solutions within a political atmosphere crying for heads to fall.
six weeks ago i wrote in this space about the need for our city leaders to do something dramatic and game-changing about violent crime in
Sean Payton met with the media on Monday after his team, the New Orleans flopped in St. Louie to the Rams after blowing out its Super Bowl opponent, 62-7. Next opponent will be a district-foe, Tampa Bay Bucanneers. Here's Payton's take: