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Oregon Sues Oracle Over Failed Healthcare Website
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Oracle first sued Oregon, and now the state responds with lawsuit claiming the company's "shoddy" performance is to blame for health insurance exchange website debacle.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: An Opportunity To Change Course
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
Commentary
Instead of just delaying the new medical coding system, we should be rethinking the necessity of it.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 8/22/2014
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Todd Park To Exit Federal CTO Role, Says Fortune
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Fortune Magazine is reporting White House CTO will leave that post but may help with Silicon Valley recruiting.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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Healthcare Industry, Feds Talk Information Sharing
Brian Prince, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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During the Monthly Cyber Threat Briefing held by the Health Information Trust Alliance and Department of Health and Human Services, representatives from the industry as well as government discussed the importance of threat intelligence sharing in light of the Community Health Systems breach.
By Brian Prince Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 8/22/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: An Opportunity To Change Course
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
Commentary
Instead of just delaying the new medical coding system, we should be rethinking the necessity of it.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 8/22/2014
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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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EHR Must Fit Into Doctor-Patient Relationship
David M. Denton, MD
Commentary
Electronic health records need a design overhaul so doctors can understand them at a glance -- and keep their focus on the patient.
By David M. Denton MD, 8/21/2014
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Heartbleed Not Only Reason For Health Systems Breach
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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Community Health Systems' bad patching practices are nothing compared to its poor encryption, network monitoring, fraud detection, and data segmentation, experts say.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Chinese Hackers Hit Community Health System
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Hackers who broke into network hospital group Community Health Systems stole non-medical customer data including credit cards, says new report.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/18/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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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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Practice Fusion EHR Caught In Internet Brown-Out
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Free electronic health record software provider says its cloud system is up again after two days of outages that affected up to one-third of its clients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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9 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Improve Co-Pay Collection
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Co-payments account for about one-fifth of a private practice's funds, but collecting them can be tricky. These strategies and tools help practices get a handle on unpaid bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/2014
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPT
Commentary
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Intel, Michael J. Fox Foundation Take On Parkinson's Disease
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Intel partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to explore how wearable devices could help advance Parkinson's disease research.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/13/2014
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Microsoft Delays ActiveX Blocking In IE
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/2014
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The Quantified Self On Steroids
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/13/2014
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