While women make up 59 percent of the U.S. labor force, women hold only about 22 percent of leadership positions in the country’s top tech companies, according to company diversity reports. That’s not the case at Switch, where half of the company’s 14 top executives are women. Several hold high-level technical positions, including having chief responsibility for construction and engineering.
As the world becomes more digitized, the health care industry is racing to keep up, sparking an explosion of new digital technology geared to improving patient care. Most visible to patients is the move to electronic medical records, or EHRs, by doctors and hospitals in an effort to streamline record-keeping and meet federal guidelines. But that’s only one of dozens of new tech advances that are designed to make life better for the ill, elderly and disabled.
I am often reminded about how young the technology industry is, and there is no better time to reflect on the past than during one of life’s great milestones, turning 60. That happened to me recently, so let’s have a quick look back on how technology has evolved over that time span and reflect on how it has changed our lives.
Generalizing, unless the business is a non-profit, one of a business owner’s primary goals is to make money. Considering all that it takes to keep a business going on a day-to-day basis, it can be easy to lose track of city, county and state regulatory requirements. However, failing to stay current and knowledgeable with respect to your industry’s regulatory requirements will almost certainly cost something.