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Libraries Face Electronic Future

Columbus Public Library
Central Ohio libraries have dealt with a lot of change over the last couple decades. Now they face perhaps the biggest change – the possible replacement of printed books with electronic ones.
12:00AM
May
9, 2011

Central Ohio libraries have dealt with a lot of change over the last couple decades. Now they face perhaps the biggest change – the possible replacement of printed books with electronic ones. Librarians and publishers are trying to cope with this new computer revolution.

More Ohio Doctors Use Electronic Records,

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April
6, 2011

A physician’s advocacy group estimates about 25% of Ohio doctors have converted their medical records from paper to electronic. But, some early adopters of e-records tell a cautionary tale.

Franklin County Courts Unveil Electronic Filing

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May
9, 2010

Just as doctors are moving toward electronic medical records, so too are city and county courts in an effort reduce the paper chase that is part of court filings and proceedings.

Conversion to Electronic Records Huge Task for Hospitals

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January
31, 2010

In the debate over healthcare reform, electronic medical records have been touted as as a key way to control costs. But converting millions of records and installing new computer systems is very expensive. All three of Central Ohio’s major hospital systems are in the middle of the process.

Ohio Secretary Of State Says Voting Machines Easily Compromised

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December
14, 2007

Ohio’s top elections official says all you’d need is a magnet and “smart phone” like the Palm Treo to tamper with Ohio’s electronic voting machines. Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner is reporting today on the findings of a $1,900,000 study of electronic voting systems in the state.

Ban on Electronic Video Machines Similar to Slots Goes to Governor

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October
23, 2007

Governor Ted Strickland is expected to sign into law a bill aimed at ridding Oho of electronic video games.

Ohio House Votes to Ban Gaming Machines

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12:00AM
October 10, 2007

Ohio legislators have begun a crackdown on electronic games they say are tantamount to illegal slot machines.

New Electronic Video Games Installed at Two Ohio Racetracks

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September
18, 2007

Two Ohio racetracks are installing controversial electronic video games.

Judge OK’s Some Games Targeted by Attorney General

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September
4, 2007

Ohio’s attorney general has ordered the unplugging of an estimated 50,000 electronic gaming machines. Marc Dann says the games amount to illegal slot machines.

Gov. Strickland Says He’ll Veto Horse Race Replays Gaming

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June
12, 2007

Gov. Ted Strickland is threatening a veto if Ohio legislators move ahead with a plan to legalize betting on video-tape replays of old horse races from around the country.