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In Memory of Police Officer Nate Lyday

In Memory of Police Officer Nate Lyday

By: CaseGuard

  Utah Officer Shot and Killed On Thursday, May 28, 2020, Utah Police Officer Nate Lyday was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Nate Lyday was 24 years old and was starting his career with the Ogden Police Department. He had been serving his community as an officer for over a year. A call had come into 911 from a terrified woman about a man who was threatening to...

May 28, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Cody Holte

In Memory of Police Officer Cody Holte

By: CaseGuard

  North Dakota Loses Officer to Gun Violence In North Dakota, the city of Grand Forks has lost its first police officer in the line of duty since 1966. The city has come to a stand-still in its grief. It was Wednesday, May 27, 2020, when Police Officer Cody Holte was called on to assist the sheriff’s department with serving an eviction notice. The officers met up at an apartment in the 2600 block...

May 27, 2020
What Information Should Be Redacted from Medical Records

What Information Should Be Redacted from Medical Records?

By: CaseGuard

  Data Privacy in healthcare has become a hot button issue in the news lately, especially with firms such as Facebook coming under increasing scrutiny in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Did you know, according to recent legislation, patients or their legal representatives have the right to request access to their medical records? It is now common knowledge that when patients,...

May 26, 2020
In Memory of Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr.

In Memory of Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr.

By: CaseGuard

  Trooper Dies from 9/11 Causes On Monday, May 25, 2020, Connecticut lost a former state trooper to cancer contracted due to exposure to chemicals during the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack. Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr., age 56, lost his battle from cancer. It is believed he contracted this type of cancer when called to assist with the recovery efforts following the 9/11...

May 25, 2020
In Memory of Trooper George Baker

In Memory of Trooper George Baker

By: CaseGuard

  Louisiana Officer Struck by Vehicle Louisiana State Police announced that one of their officers, George Baker, age 33, died from injuries that occurred on May 24, 2020. The injuries had occurred initially on May 20. Trooper Baker was assisting the Hammond Police Department with a vehicle pursuit. Baker and another officer were in the process of removing stop sticks and clearing the road. It was...

May 24, 2020
Doctor-Patient Confidentiality and Privacy in Telehealth

Doctor-Patient Confidentiality and Privacy in Telehealth

By: CaseGuard

  Telehealth includes using telecommunications technology to prevent and cure illness and to improve individuals' and communities' health. Although telemedicine has specific benefits for rural and underserved communities, it is increasingly recognized for its ability to reduce costs by offering real-time resources for encouraging wellbeing, preventing disease, and allowing chronic conditions to...

May 22, 2020
Artificial Intelligence In Personal Counseling

Artificial Intelligence In Personal Counseling

By: CaseGuard

  With mental illness becoming a rising problem globally, and more people seeking treatment, different methods are being applied to combat the high demand for counselors. With the current advances in technology, studies have shown that artificial intelligence could be an approach used in individual counseling soon. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the context of psychological counseling...

May 21, 2020
Privacy in the Era of Drones and Aerial Surveillance

Privacy in the Era of Drones and Aerial Surveillance

By: CaseGuard

  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Drones have flown into our lives both as commercial and military hardware and for the consumer hobbyist. Drones are really useful, hence the massive market for the devices and the enormous demand for the products. The possibilities for drones in an industrial setting are vast: industrial monitoring; aerial surveillance; aerial photography that, linked to AI,...

May 20, 2020
Patient Privacy and Document Redaction in Medical Contexts

Patient Privacy and Document Redaction in Medical Contexts

By: CaseGuard

  Healthcare is personal. It is private, and the law helps to ensure that it stays that way. Just imagine the horror that could result if everyone's medical records could easily be accessed. Who wants random people or their employer knowing they take certain medications or have a certain condition? Given the stigma for various types of illness - particularly things like mental health - keeping a...

May 19, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser

By: CaseGuard

  Idaho Deputy Struck by Vehicle The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Idaho, has lost one of their deputies to a fatal accident. Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser, age 23, was fatally struck by a vehicle while on duty on Monday, May 18, 2020. He had served with the department for just over a year. Before becoming a member of the department, he had served the United States as a member of the U.S. Air...

May 18, 2020

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