The title of this article may puzzle a few of you as I've been a longstanding backer of offering Wi-Fi to hotel guests for free as a means of increasing guest satisfaction. However, this is a specific instance where promoting complimentary wireless internet access may not be the prudent method of garnering consumer advocacy
Much of the thought and discussion about technological innovations in hotels revolves around in-room experiences, but public spaces, from lobbies to restaurants and meeting spaces, are also continually adapting to new technology.
In 2014, 52 percent of hospitals reported their security personnel carried handguns, while 47 percent reported arming them with Tasers, according to a national survey cited by The New York Times. Those numbers are more than double the estimates from just three years prior.
Without the sharp-tongued, conservative Justice Scalia, the court is lopsided in favor of the liberal opinion. Eight justices remain, with four acting as liberal members, and three remaining in its conservative wing.
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about EHRs? Becker's Hospital Review asked physicians to share their thoughts on the EHR user experience and where these systems fit in the future of healthcare. Responses ranged from frustration and resignation to applause and hopefulness.
Gallup recently published a report, The State of the American Manager 2015, and found that only 35 percent of managers are engaged. Shockingly, this is only five percentage points higher than overall employee engagement among U.S. workers.
Executives have begun to understand that to build a great business, companies need a larger goal, one that transcends the traditional bottom line. The best and brightest talent are attracted to organizations that offer a broader purpose. But simply defining a purpose is not enough.
While we may be far from a world where machines will replace all working humans, 45 percent of work activities could be automated using existing technology, according to recent McKinsey & Co. research.
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