Global banks told the British Bankers' Association, then-administrator of the London Interbank Offered Rate, as early as 2005 that they had purposefully included wrong information for setting the benchmark, according to trial testimony. John Ewan, the BBA executive supervising Libor, has testified in London court that he didn't recognise the concern as a serious problem and therefore didn't act.
Doug Lawrence, telemedicine manager at IU Health, explores four best practices that contributed to the organization's successful telehealth implementation. Lawrence says any initiative should foster collaboration between medical care organizations to benefit patients. He adds that holding roundtable meetings and site visits will help determine technical challenges and human errors that may arise with the launch of a telemedicine network.
The ANA named six U.S. hospitals as winners of the Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality during its Nursing Quality Conference in Las Vegas. "The award-winning hospitals recognize the importance of basing their nursing care strategies on data showing what produces the best results for patients," ANA President Karen A. Daley said.
A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee heard testimony Monday that restricting trading in oil futures would lower gasoline prices at the pump. "Prices would probably drop over a reasonably short period of time back to somewhere closer to the marginal production cost of oil, to $65 to $70, ... and I think gas prices would reflect that in a relatively short order," testified hedge fund manager Mike Masters.
Sworn testimony presented in court yesterday indicated the Dover, Pa., school board members had called the separation of church and state "a myth" and had initially favored the teaching of creationism alongside evolution -- charges board members have denied. On the stand, Dover High School physics teacher and plaintiff Bryan Rehm said he had been pressured not to teach "monkeys-to-man" evolution.