Author: WTN News

Air travel got turned on its head again last week, as British authorities broke up a plot to smuggle explosives aboard U.S.-bound aircraft. For the sake of security, we’ll all wait a little longer at baggage claim, but it could be worse, writes Chris Shipley....

Although it is eligible for state angel tax credits, NovaScan has opted for another package to finance clinical trials for its new medical imaging device. The Milwaukee-based medical imaging company is developing a novel product for early detection of breast cancer and other cancers....

As part of Wisconsin's push for energy independence, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection has awarded a $60,000 grant to research the feasibility of creating a mobile processor unit that would turn oilseeds into bio-diesel fuel and animal feed....

Perhaps the most definitive evaluation of U.S. hospitals is U.S. News & World Report's annual survey. Considering the sterling reputation of hospitals on both coasts, the Midwest fares surprisingly well, with four hospitals among the nation's top 14....

Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, already part of a joint venture to develop the next generation hybrid-electrice vehicle battery, has been awarded a contract to upgrade lithium ion battery power in low temperatures. The company's development of lithium-ion batteries could produce the next-generation battery for hybrid-electric vehicles....

Aurora Health Care has demonstrated its capacity to stay current with the adoption of information technology, according to recent survey results from Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine....

Maas instruction: In the latest installment of WTN Media's CIO Leadership Series, Bruce Maas, interim CIO at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offers a diverse model for private-sector employers who are looking to fill information technology positions....

In the last couple years, many organizations tried to stretch the serviceability of their technology infrastructure. Rather than spending money to upgrade, they figured they could make do with what they had in place. But has that hesitation to upgrade technology hurt their viability and...