Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
5 Steps To Effective API Management
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
Apple HealthKit Details Emerge
Healthcare giants are dipping toes into Apple's promised software, say reports. For instance, Cleveland Clinic is testing a service that helps patients schedule doctor visits if an app detects a health concern.
Cerner Buys Siemens EHR, Hails Post-MU Era
Cerner will spend $1.3 billion for Siemens' health IT business, says it will continue to support both companies' electronic health records software as part of a broader population health strategy.
Doctors Can Go Back To Tech School
Texas A&M-Dell academy to launch later this year aims to train medical pros on the latest healthcare technology -- and serve doctors moving into IT roles.
Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.
Wearable Tech: 5 Healthcare Wins
While most businesses still view wearable computers as little more than toys, healthcare has embraced them. Check out these interesting examples.
Fit Fido: 10 Apps To Keep Pets Healthy
Pet owners can now choose from an array of apps and gadgets including doggy Fitbits, meal-tracking and training apps, and scheduling tools to care for critters.
EHR Vendors: Step Up Your Game
Electronic medical record vendors need to take a clue from video game design. It's time to deliver intuitive, simple to learn, and easy to use EHR technology.
Wearables In Healthcare: Privacy Rules Needed
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.
IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.