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June 2018 Archives

NPR report uncovers abuse of the disabled

Individuals in Hawaii and throughout the country who have intellectual disabilities are more likely to experience sexual assault according to an NPR report. The report cited government statistics that found that they are assaulted at a rate seven times higher than people who are not disabled. However, changes are being made at the state level to help the disabled get justice. For example, an initiative in California would have provided more funds to prosecute these types of sexual assault cases.

Kia car owners await instructions after air bag defect recall

Owners of some Kia vehicles in Hawaii are waiting for the Korean automobile manufacturer to determine how to fix faulty airbag systems that have prompted a recall. Shortly after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated deaths caused by airbag failures in certain Kia models, the company issued a recall of over 500,000 vehicles in the United States.

Healthcare organizations petition Congress about data

In a letter sent to Congress on May 9, three large healthcare organizations, including the AMA and American Health Information Management Association, petitioned representatives to aid the private sector in adopting safe and secure electronic exchange of health information. Specifically, these stakeholders are urging Congress to include language in appropriations deals for health, education, labor and other departments to deal with costly patient matching problems arising from electronic record errors.

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