In the area of substitute decision-making for life-sustaining interventions, the Quinlan ruling (In re Quinlan, 1976) established the legal precedent endorsing a family member as the substitute decision-maker
for the termination of life-sustaining treatments.
2005 Stress of Security Survey Results: * STRESS DUE TO SECURITY BREACHES -- one-quarter (25%) of IT decision-makers
surveyed felt that protecting their company against malicious internet security threats is more stressful than a minor car accident, and 13% believed it is more stressful than starting a new job.
Phishing is a relatively new phenomenon, but it is already viewed as an important security problem for IT decision-makers
-- 32% of IT decision makers polled report that phishing attacks have caused security problems for their organizations in the past year.
Meeting the compensation factors alone will not be sufficient to demonstrate that a decision-maker
is an agent.
in this scenario--most likely the board of trustees or other governing body--may place emphasis on the social utility principle--that an ethical objective of an organization is to promote social harmony, in this case arguing that such hires will promote the overall goals of the organization in the long run.
Strategic information partnerships are essential between CI specialists and decision-makers
, and also between CI, IT, KM, and RIM professionals.
a global leader in web security and web filtering productivity software, today announced the IT Decision-Maker
results of the company's seventh annual Web@Work study, conducted by Harris Interactive(R).
1999) to predict decision-maker
momentum to change offerings in response to environmental uncertainty.
This latest version of InforSense KDE enables organizations to integrate and deliver tailored informatics environments - data resources, analytic software tools and applications - to specific decision-makers
across the organization within a unified informatics framework.
Budget expectations among IT decision-makers
held steady through most of the latter half of 2010 until December of 2010 when there was a six percentage point drop.
While overall anticipated spending among healthcare IT decision-makers
slipped from August levels, a significant portion are still planning hardware (90 percent), software (96 percent) and solutions (59 percent) investments in the next six months.
Unfortunately the sheer volume of paperwork involved in an admission meant that patients and family members often may not devote enough attention to such crucial questions as who could serve as proxy decision-makers
if the resident cannot communicate.