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Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/20/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
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Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Matthew McKinley,  Vice President, Business Development
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For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/2014
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EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
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Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 11/11/2014
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Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Henry Kenyon,
News
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/2014
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Medical Imaging: Where's The Software?
Ajit Singh and Akhil Saklecha, Managing directors at Artiman Ventures
News
Analysis software for routine clinical use is almost non-existent -- yet is vitally important to help improve diagnoses.
By Ajit Singh and Akhil Saklecha Managing directors at Artiman Ventures, 11/6/2014
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Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/5/2014
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Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/5/2014
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Human API CEO On Unifying Health Data
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 11/5/2014
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GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/4/2014
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Actian Brings Graph Analysis To Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Actian adds in-memory, parallel processing engine for graph analysis based on SPARQL. Can it compete with popular alternatives?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/4/2014
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Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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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