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Genomics Startup Learns From 23andme's Troubles
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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BaseHealth's Genophen service wants to reach consumers (through their doctors) with strategies for "modifiable risks" -- a more FDA-friendly approach.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/23/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Physicians Find Security In The Cloud
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/24/2014
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Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Michael S. Weiner, DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM
Commentary
Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
By Michael S. Weiner DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM, 4/23/2014
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Data Governance Required For Healthcare Data Warehouse
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Before implementing its ambitious data warehouse, OhioHealth focused on data governance to ensure data is accurate, clean, and usable.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/23/2014
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Genomics Startup Learns From 23andme's Troubles
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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BaseHealth's Genophen service wants to reach consumers (through their doctors) with strategies for "modifiable risks" -- a more FDA-friendly approach.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/23/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/22/2014
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Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
It's estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring the number down.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel reportedly close to settling a lawsuit over agreements not to recruit each other's employees. Tech pros could benefit from more open market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/22/2014
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Self-Service Tech Support Answers Health Insurer's Call
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: What's Next For Healthcare Organizations?
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
Healthcare organizations have at least four options for dealing with the delayed implementation of new diagnostic codes.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 4/21/2014
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Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/19/2014
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/18/2014
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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Telehealth Gains Momentum In Obamacare Era
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The Affordable Care Act's focus on population health and cost-cutting is encouraging providers and insurers to invest in remote healthcare technologies.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Analytics Enhance Community Health Reporting
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Partnership between Premier and University of North Carolina Charlotte improves nonprofit hospitals community health needs assessment process.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Zebra Buys Motorola's Enterprise Business, Eyes Healthcare IoT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Acquisition underscores Zebra's expectation of strong demand for Internet of Things technologies from healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other industries.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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Accountable Care Success Requires Strong Health IT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The accountable care organization model has produced mixed results to date. In ACO success stories, technologies such as analytics play a big role.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Politics Trump Health Data Quality
Mark Braunstein,
Commentary
With a fresh delay for ICD-10 compliance, US healthcare providers and patients remain trapped in debate. Is higher quality clinical data worth the cost of more detailed data collection?
By Mark Braunstein , 4/16/2014
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Top 10 Upsides To Healthcare.gov Debacle
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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You didn't know there was a bright side to the botched rollout of the Obamacare website? Get your snark on.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 4/16/2014
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Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/15/2014
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