Breach at Stanford Hospital Exposed Data of Thousands of E.R. Patients

A medical privacy breach at Stanford University’s hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., led to the public posting of medical records for 20,000 emergency room patients, including names and diagnosis codes, on a commercial Web site for nearly a year, the hospital has confirmed. | 0 Comments

Could Professors’ Dependence on Turnitin Lead to More Plagiarism?

A store clerk may think it unnecessary to watch out for shoplifters because antitheft technology does the job for them. Now that the plagiarism-detection software Turnitin is ubiquitous in higher education, professors could adopt the same mentality when it comes to actively fighting cheating, argues David E. Harrington, a professor of economics at Kenyon College. | 0 Comments

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