Business

Healthcare
12:00 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Hospitals Struggle to Implement Electronic Records System

Transitioning to electronic records is costing area hospitals more time and money than expected.
Credit U.S. Navy

Hospital systems across the nation are struggling with the transition to electronic records, and those in the Triad are no exception. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and  director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses the financial challenges health systems are facing with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.

 

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Healthcare Reform
11:52 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Healthcare Exchanges Set to Begin in October

Healthcare exchanges are intended to an affordable source for health insurance.

The Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is expected to be in full effect in 2014, but parts of it have already been implemented.  Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses one major part of health care overhaul that goes into effect this year with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.

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Careers
11:29 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Job Outlook for Law School Grads

What is the employment outlook for this year's law school graduates?
Credit Ricky Romero via flickr

A sea change is underway in the legal profession, and that’s trickling down to law schools across the nation.  Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses what this means for law students with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.

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Unions
6:53 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Historical Marker to Recognize R.J. Reynolds Local 22

R.J. Reynolds workers
Credit Local 22 Committee

  A new historical marker will be erected Saturday in Winston-Salem to recognize Local 22, a union that formed at R-J Reynolds in the 1940's.  In 1943, African American leaf workers initiated a sit-down strike at R-J Reynolds over worker concerns for health and safety.  The commemoration activities will begin at noon with a panel discussion at First Calvary Baptist Church.  Participants will then march to the tobacco district's historical marker site at the corner of Fourth St. and Martin Luther King Drive.

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Education
6:20 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

NC Plans Adoption of Digital Textbooks

Students using a variety of learning formats.
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Education in North Carolina is changing with the times. Governor Pat McCrory wants public schools to make the transition from paper to bits and bytes. Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso and WFDD's Audrey Fannin discuss the plan to begin using digital textbooks.  Justin Catanoso is the director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University.

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