For this week’s blog, I chose to integrate my thesis, which is about the analysis of Facebook and Twitter as it relates to non-profit hospitals. The four hospitals I chose for my analysis were Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The criterion for this analysis was […]

The June 12, 2013 USA Today article titled “NSA snooping: Google seeks OK to reveal more — as do Yahoo, Facebook” written by Michael Auslen, is about how Google is dealing with the United States government’s demand of data concerning their users. In an effort to secure trust with users, Google wants the public to […]

The March 4, 2015 HSBC article, titled “Trends to Watch for Business – HSBC Global Connections,” raises the question if a strong US dollar poses a positive impact on the global economy. Although consumer confidence in the United States has seen an increase in spending, other sectors, including local, international, and small businesses abroad tend […]

The February 20, 2015 article in the Technology Section of the Wall Street Journal titled Digital-Security Firm Gemalto Probes Alleged U.S., U.K. Hack raises questions regarding the safety of the global community from alleged hacking. These global, national, personal, political, and economic security concerns are precipitating a “moral climate” of mistrust “marked by a push […]

The problems with the Affordable Care Act are becoming increasingly ubiquitous to the point that it has become a hot topic this holiday weekend. Case in fact, the November 29th Hardball documentary with Chris Matthews (2013): The Right’s Fight to Take Down Obamacare, which highlights attempts to not only derail the Affordable Care Act, but to distort and exaggerate the […]

As an eleven-year cancer survivor, I have developed a network of healthcare providers who I not only trust, but also assist me with my financial situation and insurance carriers. Back in 2002, when I was first diagnosed, I was working as a temporary employee with an income that was barely above the poverty level and was receiving Charity […]