CyberAlert Inc., a worldwide media monitoring service, will award a minimum of 15 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations for 2012. Each PR grant award consists of one full-year of free news monitoring/press clipping services or social media monitoring service, ranging in value from $3,000 to $4,500. CyberAlert will accept grant applications until Dec. 31. Recipients will be announced in January.
According to CompTIA’s third annual Healthcare IT Insights and Opportunities study, about 38 percent of physicians with a mobile device capable of supporting applications use medical-related apps on a daily basis. Over the next 12 months, physicians expect to increase usage of medical apps to the point where 50 percent are using them daily. Two-thirds of healthcare providers surveyed by CompTIA said implementing or improving their use of mobile technologies is a high or mid-level priority in the next 12 months.
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Nashville, Tenn., launched CPAverify.org, a website featuring a central database of state licensee information on certified public accountants. The site is free and open to the public.