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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
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Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/20/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
News
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Matthew McKinley,  Vice President, Business Development
Commentary
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/2014
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ACA Open Enrollment: Showtime For Health Insurance Sites
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
During the next three months, consumers can sign up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period. New technologies at health insurance websites aim to smooth the way.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/14/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/2014
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Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/2014
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Cerner To Double Workforce Within 10 Years
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
EHR developer plans to hire 16,000 workers to staff new $4.45 billion campus in Kansas City, Missouri.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/13/2014
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Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/12/2014
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Virtualization Delivers For Children's Miracle Network
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Children's Miracle Network, which helps 170 partner hospitals raise money, wants to generate $1 billion annually through 2022. New virtualization infrastructure is helping to realize this goal.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/12/2014
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Clinical Decision Support Software Guides ADHD Treatments
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Optimal Medicine's Mehealth software replaces manual reporting on ADHD treatment effectiveness, adds analytics to clinical decision making.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/12/2014
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EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
Commentary
Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 11/11/2014
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