In a policy speech, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlines five 'Internet freedoms,' and calls on tech vendors and other businesses to play a role in promoting Internet access and fighting censorship.
David Blumenthal talks about making national network accessible to small healthcare providers and also shares thoughts on the Massachusetts election, e-medical records use, and the health IT workforce.
For all the talk in recent months about meaningful use and anticipation about the explosion expected to happen in new deployments of e-health records, apparently lots of busy doctor practices are still pretty clueless about much of this.
Now that the federal government' "meaningful use" criteria is near-final, healthcare organizations and their IT vendors and services firms are analyzing what the regulations will mean for them. An executive of Microsoft's healthcare software business weighs in on the upcoming requirements.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.