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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
News
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
News
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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9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/15/2015
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Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/9/2015
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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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Healthcare Data Breaches From Cyberattacks, Criminals Eclipse Employee Error For The First Time
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
New Ponemon Report reveals just how hot healthcare data is for hackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/7/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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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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Intermountain Healthcare Bundles Apps For Better Living
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By corralling multiple apps in one place, Intermountain is making mobile interaction easier for its community. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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Atlantic Health Automates ID With Biometrics
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Palm vein scans are helping staff pull up patient records more efficiently and securely. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 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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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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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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