Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

Freelance Writer

Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas is a freelance writer who lives in central Pennsylvania.

Articles by Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

July 2008
The surveillance industry has not been spared digital evolution. The days of monstrously large cameras, poor image quality and mounds of tapes have entered a sleeker digital age. READ MORE
June 2008
The green push sweeping society has not slowed. From products to companies, from government agencies to initiatives, green is the word. But, the basis for most green initiatives stems from the contracting and construction industry, and that pioneering group is continuing to push green goals to new levels. READ MORE
June 2008
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a method of identification using radio waves. It can be used for many applications, such as access control, trafficking, etc., but what sets it apart from other technologies is it is a contactless method of identification. RFID users do not need to swipe a card or enter a password. READ MORE
June 2008
Alarm communications have evolved, especially over the past decade, and one of the most relevant changes is the ongoing push to communicate using Internet protocol. Many have found cost and efficiencies when using IP for more than just voice communications, which is further propelling the growth of IP. READ MORE
June 2008
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) first went into effect in 1996. While most of the act pertains to physicians, health insurance companies and others directly related to medical operations, a variety of potential caveats exists that pertain to nontraditional medical-related companies. This mandate is in direct reference to protected health information. READ MORE
June 2008
Compliance mandates—coupled with the general transition from paper-based systems to electronic records and the management of such—have increased the need for better networking and improved storage systems. To say the government houses an extensive collection of data is an understatement: Consider medical records, tax returns, Social Security data, banking information and more. READ MORE
May 2008
Most people still equate public address systems with the loud, tinny horn systems of the past. The quality and stability of these systems has certainly improved. READ MORE
April 2008
Some customers come with their own special circumstances and nuances. Contractors must acknowledge and work with these if they intend to make the relationship long-lasting. With the intimate nature of the healthcare industry, you can do well to set some rules for yourself to create a lasting and successful client relationship. READ MORE
April 2008
Flywheel energy stortage eliminates the need for uninterruptible power supplies’ (UPS) lead-acid battery banks, which heightens reliability, longevity, uptime availability and safety. Lower operating costs and reduced space requirements and maintenance are other benefits, and unlike lead-acid batteries, compact flywheel energy storage systems don’t require air conditioned space. READ MORE

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