wireless http://michiganradio.org en Ninety-Four percent of hospitals suffer data breaches http://michiganradio.org/post/ninety-four-percent-hospitals-suffer-data-breaches <p>A new study by Michigan’s Ponemon Institute reports hospitals are easy places for thieves to make off with a treasure trove of information.</p><p>The Institute is in Traverse City and studies information security.&nbsp; In the “Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security”, Ponemon found 94 percent of hospitals have suffered data breeches. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 22:33:05 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 10274 at http://michiganradio.org Ninety-Four percent of hospitals suffer data breaches President Obama to visit U.P. on Thursday http://michiganradio.org/post/president-obama-visit-thursday <p>President <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/">Barack Obama</a> will be in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on Thursday to discuss the National Wireless Initiative. The president will visit <a href="http://www.mqtcty.org/">Marquette</a> to talk about businesses that have prospered because of broadband access. The White House issued a <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/04/president-obama-discuss-national-wireless-initiative-marquette-michigan">press release</a> detailing the trip:</p><blockquote><p>In his State of the Union Address, the President called for a National Wireless Initiative to help businesses extend the next generation of wireless coverage to 98 percent of the population.&nbsp; The next generation wireless network in Marquette is an effective demonstration of how the President’s proposal to open up airwaves will spark new innovation, put people back to work, grow the economy and help America win the future.</p><p>In his State of the Union, President Obama outlined a plan for America to out-build the competition to win the future. This plan for a 21st century infrastructure is about rebuilding our roads, rails and runways, but it is also about attracting new businesses to our shores and having the resources to ship American goods, products and ideas anywhere in the world.&nbsp; In order to do that, America must have the most reliable ways to move people, goods and information-from roads and airports to high-speed rail and high-speed internet.</p></blockquote><p>As the Detroit News <a href="http://detnews.com/article/20110205/POLITICS02/102050349/Obama-to-promote-WiFi-plan-in-U.P.#ixzz1DN1vjXDO">reports</a>:</p><blockquote><p>It'll be Obama's first trip to the Upper Peninsula as president and comes six months after he visited General Motors Co.'s Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant and Chrysler's Jefferson North Plant. The last time a president was north of the Mackinac Bridge was in 2004 when George W. Bush made a campaign swing through the region. Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:42:35 +0000 Zoe Clark 1199 at http://michiganradio.org President Obama to visit U.P. on Thursday