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Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/30/2014
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Real-Time Analytics Can Help Stop Ebola
Stanton Martin, Solutions Architect, SAS Institute
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Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively.
By Stanton Martin Solutions Architect, SAS Institute, 10/29/2014
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Medifast Gains Fitbit Integration, Digital Weight Loss Tools
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Like Weight Watchers, Medifast adds digital tools, services for weight-loss clients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
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Ebola: 10 Tech Responses To Deadly Disease
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Tech companies are addressing the Ebola scare by offering everything from germ-zapping robots to Ebola tracking apps.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/24/2014
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A Serious Proposal For Healthcare IT Interoperability
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/24/2014
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Ebola Misdiagnosis: Experts Examine EHR Lessons
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Putting fault aside, facts of the case align with a common pattern where the use of EHRs contributes to medical errors. What should this unusual case teach us about EHRs and routine?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/23/2014
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Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Richard Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health
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Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/2014
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Who Makes Your Health IT Decisions?
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
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With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 10/21/2014
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Ebola Outbreak A Test For Data Mining, Analytics
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Combining real-time and official data can offer new insights on disease progression, but reliability questions remain.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/16/2014
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Concussion Tool: Digitized Mouthpiece Warns Athletes
Patience Wait,
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Sensor-equipped mouthpiece can detect worrisome hits to the head.
By Patience Wait , 10/16/2014
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4 Healthcare IT Lessons From Dreamforce 2014
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
Healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and data analytics firms explore innovative ways to engage patients.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/15/2014
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Busting The Myth Of Uncontrollable Healthcare Costs
Giovanni Colella, CEO, Castalight Health
Commentary
Healthcare expenses are as manageable as any other business expense, with the right data.
By Giovanni Colella CEO, Castalight Health, 10/14/2014
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Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Joshua New, Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation
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Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
By Joshua New Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation, 10/10/2014
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Healthcare Software Development: We Can Do Better
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
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Yes, users do know what they want from software. And developers must listen.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/9/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/8/2014
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Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good Vs. Privacy
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Big data's role in healthcare could be hindered by government privacy regulations such as HIPAA, say experts at the Body Computing Conference. Who should own health data?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/6/2014
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Healthcare Optimization Requires Better Data
Sandeep Green Vaswani, Senior Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Optimization
Commentary
Existing clinical data does not tell us who needs access to what care and when. Solving that mystery is where we'll see real savings.
By Sandeep Green Vaswani Senior Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Optimization, 10/3/2014
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ICD-10 Survey: Procrastination Rules
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
Without deadline pressure, ICD-10 progress has halted, says Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange study. Is anyone really surprised?
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 10/3/2014
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Government Toils To Create Big Data Infrastructure
William Jackson, Technology Writer
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Government is slowly puzzling out how to extract knowledge from the most data it has ever had available to it.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 10/3/2014
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From EHR To Healthcare App Platform
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
As part of his "Free the Data" series, Georgia Tech's Mark Braunstein interviews Josh Mandel, architect of the SMART Platform.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/2/2014
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