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Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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Wearable Tech Can Extend Clinical Analytics
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Wearable health devices and apps could help fill the gaps in electronic health records, if we can get past the challenges.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 8/12/2014
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Healthcare Big Data: Blessing And Curse
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Interpreting government-released healthcare data correctly will pose a massive challenge for analysts, policy makers, and pundits.
By Paul Cerrato , 8/12/2014
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Healthcare IT Hiring: No Summer Doldrums
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Healthcare organizations outpace the overall economy in hiring.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/12/2014
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Free The Health Data: Grahame Grieve On FHIR
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Grahame Grieve, creator of a health data integration model based on RESTful Web services, discusses how a simplified approach could influence the future of health data with Georgia Tech health informatics expert Mark Braunstein.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 8/5/2014
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EHR Reboots: Should You Replace Your System?
Jonathan Everett, VP Business Development, Quirk Healthcare Solutions
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Starting over might be awful to contemplate, but acquisitions, costs, or lack of compliance might require replacing your health data system. Just be sure you're switching for the right reasons.
By Jonathan Everett VP Business Development, Quirk Healthcare Solutions, 8/5/2014
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Guide To Server Virtualization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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New to server virtualization or need a refresher course? This overview explains the technology that has changed the lives of IT admins and CFOs.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/31/2014
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Wearable Tech: 5 Healthcare Wins
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
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While most businesses still view wearable computers as little more than toys, healthcare has embraced them. Check out these interesting examples.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/28/2014
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Optum Labs Translates Big Data Research To Clinicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/22/2014
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Detour On The Road To ICD-10
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
How one health system is adjusting to the delayed implementation of the new ICD-10 healthcare coding standard.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 7/18/2014
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Telemedicine Guidelines Leave Plenty Of Questions
Jeremy Johnson, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty
Commentary
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.
By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/2014
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Hurricane Arthur: Healthcare IT Teams Brace
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As the first hurricane of the Atlantic season approaches, healthcare organizations can still take steps to secure data.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Accenture Unit Will Update VA's EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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VistA Core modernization and modularization will prepare the Veterans Administration's electronic health records system for the future.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Organizations Prep For New Deadline
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/30/2014
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Philips Seeks Bigger Role In Healthcare Market
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Dutch company partners with Salesforce.com, introduces a cloud-based platform to expand its role in the healthcare market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/27/2014
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Salesforce.com, Philips Launch Digital Healthcare Platform
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce1 cloud platform will serve as development platform for patient-care apps using Philips health monitoring devices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2014
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EHR Proliferation Hurts Physician Workflow
Dr. Donald Voltz, MD
Commentary
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
By Dr. Donald Voltz MD, 6/20/2014
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Former HHS Exec Launches ACO For Independent Physicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Dr. Farzad Mostashari, former national coordinator for HIT at the US Department of Health and Human Services, founds an ACO to help physician-led practices deliver value-based population health services to patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/18/2014
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