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Content tagged with Leadership posted in December 2012
Humedica, Harvard Bring Continuing Medical Education To Trenches
News  |  12/21/2012  | 
Harvard's Joslin Diabetes Center uses Humedica's analytics capabilities to make patient care part of a continuous learning process.
Mayo, Philips Collaborate On Cloud-Based ICU Alerts
News  |  12/21/2012  | 
Government grant will support 3-year study involving four hospitals across country. Researchers will look at information overload, best practices in ICU.
Massive Open Online Courses Meet Higher Ed
News  |  12/20/2012  | 
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are prompting discussion about higher education's future and business model.
Healthcare Providers Learn IT's Value In Patient Care
News  |  12/19/2012  | 
Pittsburgh's new Quality and Information Technology Center teaches healthcare professionals to apply data and IT to improve medical care.
7 Big Data Solutions Try To Reshape Healthcare
Slideshows  |  12/18/2012  | 
Big data medicine is still largely unproven, but that's not stopping several medical centers and analytics vendors from jumping in with both feet.
Health IT Certification Group Examines Accountable Care Organizations
News  |  12/18/2012  | 
Certification Commission for Health Information Technology looks to develop a framework for the technology ACOs will need to function.
12 Expert Health IT Predictions For 2013
News  |  12/18/2012  | 
Better care coordination technology, the explosion of mobile health and the downfall of independent physician practices are just a few of the health IT predictions experts are making for 2013.
Kaiser Colorado To Hire 500 IT Pros
News  |  12/14/2012  | 
As national demand for skilled health IT professionals soars, Kaiser Permanente plans to add 500 such workers to support both regional and national operations.
Halamka Knows Perils And Promise Of Healthcare BYOD
Commentary  |  12/13/2012  | 
One of the nation's top healthcare CIOs discusses Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's $200K project to secure personal devices used for work.
QuantiaMD Opens Social Network For Medical Residents
News  |  12/13/2012  | 
Online community lets residents view case presentations, ask questions and exchange best practices with peers, using PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Health IT Bubble Is No Bubble At All
Commentary  |  12/12/2012  | 
Unlike the disappointing tech startups of the late 1990s, healthcare IT will continue to grow because it addresses problems the medical industry has yet to solve.
Tech And The City: New York's Future
News  |  12/12/2012  | 
U.S. cities stand to benefit in important ways from well-planned technology implementations, according to our survey. The possibilities include better quality of life for city residents.
Indiana HIE Lets Public See Quality Metrics
News  |  12/11/2012  | 
Once shy about sharing data, leading health information exchange now posts public scorecard that compares doctors' success treating diabetes, heart problems and other conditions.
White House's Newest Social Tool: Pinterest
News  |  12/10/2012  | 
Pinners can get invited to holiday party at the White House.
Pediatric Cardiologists Turn to Clinical Analytics
News  |  12/10/2012  | 
Custom-built national database will let members of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium provide better customized care to critically ill kids with congenital heart disease.
$45 Million Open Government Challenge Stresses Mobile Tech
News  |  12/7/2012  | 
Public-private partnership looks to develop Web and mobile technologies for better governance in Africa and Asia.
Mobile Developers Challenged to Gamify Healthcare
News  |  12/7/2012  | 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers $100,000 to game builders for apps that improve community health and patient care.
10 Medical Robots That Could Change Healthcare
Slideshows  |  12/6/2012  | 
From microbots that scrape plaque from arteries to personal assistant robots that help care for patients, medical robots are transforming the face of healthcare.
Guatemala Arrests Rogue AV Founder McAfee
News  |  12/6/2012  | 
In a stream of blog posts from prison, McAfee details his arrest for immigration violations after fleeing Belize, where he's wanted for questioning in a murder investigation.
Boston Taps SAP To Measure City Services
News  |  12/5/2012  | 
SAP performance scorecards help Beantown track initiatives, meet goals and fix potholes faster.


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