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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
News
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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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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Can Argonaut Project Make Exchanging Health Data Easier?
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Dr. John Halamka talks about the Argonaut Project, which aims to bring open standards to the arcane world of healthcare interoperability.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/26/2015
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CommonWell: Healthcare Interoperability Or Bust
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Peter Bernhardt of CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of clinical and health IT organizations, talks about its goal of better data exchange and application integration.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/8/2015
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Health IT: How Developing Markets Can Trump US
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
With the US market hostile to health IT innovation today, entrepreneurs should look to the developing world for markets and opportunities.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 1/6/2015
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UPMC: New Leaders, Same Big Health Tech Ambitions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Long a pioneer in adopting electronic medical records, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is on the verge of making them work together in new ways.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/6/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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The Cost Of Healthcare Data Access
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
Does every healthcare department really need around-the-clock access to every file or image, or could security be tightened?
By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/29/2014
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Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/22/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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When Holidays & Healthcare Open Enrollment Collide
Susan Taylor, VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems
Commentary
Lack of transparency in health plans is enough to give most people heartburn.
By Susan Taylor VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems, 12/16/2014
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Blood Test Innovation: Less Cost, No Big Needle
Larry Stofko,
Commentary
Blood draw method that makes blood tests easier, less expensive, and more routine named a top healthcare technology innovation.
By Larry Stofko , 12/9/2014
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Healthcare Software: Put Development In Context
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
Commentary
Developers must walk a mile in clinicians' shoes to create great healthcare applications.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 12/4/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Again? Don't Do It
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
Congress is once again toying with the notion of pushing back the new diagnostic coding requirement.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 12/4/2014
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