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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 11/12/2015
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IBM Cognitive Colloquium Spotlights Uncovering Dark Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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This IBM cognitive computing event champions advances in image recognition, captioning, and deep learning to reveal insights from mushrooming IoT and machine learning data.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/14/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2015
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Virtual Freud: How VR Can Help You Help Yourself
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Virtual Reality is giving healthcare an actual reality assist, especially in psychology.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 9/18/2015
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MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2015
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IBM, Merge Healthcare Plans: Giving Watson The Gift Of Sight
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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IBM is planning to acquire Merge Healthcare, a company that specializes in medical imaging software. The goal is to bring enhanced imaging capabilities to the Watson Health portfolio, essentially giving the supercomputer the ability to see.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/7/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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How A Healthcare Clinic Plans To Become A Software Company
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Marshfield Clinic has been using its home-grown electronic health record system for 20 years. Now it wants to sell EHRs as a cloud service.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/8/2015
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Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/5/2015
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Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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HIMSS15: The 'Year Of Execution' For Data Sharing
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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The industry is focusing less on electronic record features and more on sharing the data held in them.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/17/2015
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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/10/2015
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7 Weird Wireless Concepts That Just Might Work
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Here, we bring you some of the biggest, strangest, and best ideas to come out of the 2015 Mobile World Conference.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/7/2015
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