Is That Healthcare Website Making You Sick?
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.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
Angry Birds Space Mirrors Real Rocket Science
Did you know Rovio's Angry Birds Space was developed in collaboration with NASA through a Space Act Agreement? The game illustrates microgravity, a concept fundamental to current NASA experiments.
White House Names New Federal CTO
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.
NASA's Blue Marble: 50 Years Of Earth Images
NASA's Earth-observing satellites help scientists render photo-like composite images with unprecedented detail. Take a look, from the earliest attempts to the newest stunners.
NYC Passes Data Transparency Law
New law will give the public unprecedented access to public government data and supports the city's IT innovation efforts, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
How To Achieve Better Patient Engagement
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.
EHR Certification Proposal Stresses Interoperability
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hopes new rules will improve communications between providers through use of single standard for continuity of care documents, standardized terminology, and Direct secure messaging.