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Content tagged with Leadership posted in March 2012
Joslin Diabetes Center, Sermo Expand Online Collaboration
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
Diabetes Center will partner with Sermo, one of the largest social networking sites for U.S. physicians, to improve patient care.
NASA's Space Network Update Enters Next Phase
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
Agency plans to install next-generation architecture in satellite ground stations to replace outdated systems.
FBI's New Sentinel System: Exclusive Look
Commentary  |  3/30/2012  | 
Our first look at the FBI's $451 million case management system reveals a user interface and features with the look and feel of a PC application.
Health Coaching For The Masses
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Health Plan will provide coaching, wellness services, and hospital quality ratings to all insured members through WebMD portal.
Today's Hottest Health IT Jobs Are Epic
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Got Epic Systems implementation experience or certifications? If so, you're among health IT's most sought-after professionals.
DOD Challenges Developers To Improve STEM Education
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Department aims to debunk common mistakes children make when learning about science through a new mobile apps contest.
Is That Healthcare Website Making You Sick?
Slideshows  |  3/28/2012  | 
Many healthcare websites provide valuable information that can help prepare you for the next doctor's visit. But some serve up misinformation that just might land you in the hospital. Here's how to tell the difference.
IT Decisions Hang On Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling
Commentary  |  3/28/2012  | 
Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of healthcare reform legislation could influence the direction of health IT.
FBI CIO Exits, With Sentinel Project Nearly Done
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Chad Fulgham, a former Wall Street tech exec, says software development for FBI's delayed Sentinel case-management system is now complete.
Parlez-Vous CIA? Agency Website Speaks 5 Languages
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
CIA.gov now available in Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
White House 'Green Button' Initiative Eyes Electricity Savings
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Effort to help people manage electricity usage expands, with backing from nine utilities, a developer challenge from the DOE, and third-party Web and mobile apps.
Can Personalized Medicine Improve Drug Safety?
Commentary  |  3/20/2012  | 
Personalized medicine programs can find better treatments based on patients' genetics. Why can't the same tools be used to predict--and prevent--adverse drug reactions?
New AMIA Chief Focuses on Real-World Medicine
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
Association's new CEO hopes to bridge gap between academia and in-the-trenches medical practice.
NASA Releases Atlas Of Entire Sky
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Atlas includes images and data about more than half a trillion objects throughout the universe, from stars to asteroids--and the whole thing is available online for free.
Inside Red Cross Social Media Command Center
Slideshows  |  3/15/2012  | 
New Digital Operations Center will help the American Red Cross respond better to disasters. Dell's social command center served as the model.
Healthcare CIOs Need To Understand Physicians' Pain
Commentary  |  3/14/2012  | 
Clinicians are frustrated by immature clinical information systems and questionable pay-for-performance rules. Understanding their angst can bring about cost-effective patient care.
DARPA Director Leaving For Google
News  |  3/13/2012  | 
Agency's first female director will take a senior executive position at the search giant.
Health IT Priorities: Time To Deliver
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
Grabbing federal incentive dollars and meeting pay-for-performance regs are the top issues keeping IT execs awake at night.
White House Names New Federal CTO
News  |  3/9/2012  | 
Todd Park, CTO of Health and Human Services Department, gets the nod as the new federal chief technology officer. Park is known for his open government work.
Ethics.gov Shares Lobbying, Campaign Data
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Latest federal data transparency site also delivers information on White House visitors, travel payments, and more.
NYC Passes Data Transparency Law
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
New law will give the public unprecedented access to public government data and supports the city's IT innovation efforts, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
5 Leadership Skills CIOs, Senators Share
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Georgia state senator John Albers says his former CIO career prepared him well for the perils of politics. Consider his advice on key leadership traits for both roles.
IT-Enhanced Medical Homes Aren't A Quick Fix
Commentary  |  3/7/2012  | 
Patient-centric medical homes are touted to fix the healthcare cost crisis, but the deep pockets and extensive IT resources they require aren't available to every healthcare provider.
How To Achieve Better Patient Engagement
Commentary  |  3/5/2012  | 
Meaningful Use Stage 2 proposals raise the bar for online patient engagement, highlighting how important it is for healthcare providers to communicate with patients and give them access to their information.
ICD-10 Delay Worries Grow Among Health Leaders
News  |  3/2/2012  | 
Healthcare executives believe a postponed ICD-10 implementation deadline would disrupt health IT plans and budgets, finds a new poll.
CIO Profiles: Paul Browne Of Trinity Health
News  |  3/1/2012  | 
Trinity Health’s CIO wants to keeps employees happy by making work more fun.


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