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Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Michael S. Weiner, DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM
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Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
By Michael S. Weiner DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM, 4/23/2014
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Data Governance Required For Healthcare Data Warehouse
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Before implementing its ambitious data warehouse, OhioHealth focused on data governance to ensure data is accurate, clean, and usable.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/23/2014
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Genomics Startup Learns From 23andme's Troubles
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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BaseHealth's Genophen service wants to reach consumers (through their doctors) with strategies for "modifiable risks" -- a more FDA-friendly approach.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/23/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Self-Service Tech Support Answers Health Insurer's Call
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/18/2014
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Analytics Enhance Community Health Reporting
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Partnership between Premier and University of North Carolina Charlotte improves nonprofit hospitals community health needs assessment process.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Commentary
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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Accountable Care Success Requires Strong Health IT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The accountable care organization model has produced mixed results to date. In ACO success stories, technologies such as analytics play a big role.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Politics Trump Health Data Quality
Mark Braunstein,
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With a fresh delay for ICD-10 compliance, US healthcare providers and patients remain trapped in debate. Is higher quality clinical data worth the cost of more detailed data collection?
By Mark Braunstein , 4/16/2014
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Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/15/2014
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MapR Brings Spark In-Memory Analysis To Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR adds Apache Spark to its Hadoop distribution to power machine learning plus ad hoc, graph, and streaming analysis. Databricks partners on support.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2014
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Explorys Cloud Services Power Accountable Care Organizations
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Explorys uses combination of big data and specific patient data to improve care, lower costs.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/10/2014
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Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
Kevin Casey,
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One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
By Kevin Casey , 4/7/2014
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Crowdfunding The Next Healthcare Hit
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Crowdfunding adds a new route for small entrepreneurs to raise money to develop healthcare inventions and bring them to market. Here are 10 promising products looking to raise money.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/7/2014
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Federal Health Agencies Aim To Cut Red Tape
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The FDA, ONC, and FCC release proposal to clarify oversight of health IT, reduce patient risk, and empower innovation.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/4/2014
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Pivotal Subscription Points To Real Value In Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Pivotal deal offers five analytical options and, in a swipe at Cloudera and Hortonworks, unlimited Hadoop storage without charges by the terabyte.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/3/2014
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Medical Software Brings Intuitive Interface To Health Records
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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With a 3D anatomical model on the iPad, Modernizing Medicine taps the power of touch to simplify electronic health records and medical coding.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/3/2014
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Pfizer Connects Dots To Deliver Better Treatments
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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The pharmaceutical company, No. 1 in the InformationWeek Elite 100 ranking, uses big data to tailor treatments to specific patient populations.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/2/2014
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Merck Optimizes Manufacturing With Big Data Analytics
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pharmaceutical firm uses Hadoop to crunch huge amounts of data so it can develop vaccines faster. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/2/2014
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