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DeSalvo Joins HHS In Fight Against Ebola
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Dept. of Health and Human Services taps ONC's Dr. Karen DeSalvo to help address Ebola and other public health concerns.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/24/2014
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A Serious Proposal For Healthcare IT Interoperability
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/24/2014
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Ebola Misdiagnosis: Experts Examine EHR Lessons
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Putting fault aside, facts of the case align with a common pattern where the use of EHRs contributes to medical errors. What should this unusual case teach us about EHRs and routine?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/23/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
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Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
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Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/2014
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White House Launches More Open Data Initiatives
Henry Kenyon,
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Agencies' use of open data helps citizens, boosts economy, says government official.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/17/2014
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ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Mark Warner, US Senator
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US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
By Mark Warner US Senator, 10/17/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
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When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 10/15/2014
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/2014
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Pink Architecture: New Technology Leadership
Linda Cureton,
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Want success with enterprise architecture? Maybe you need a woman's touch.
By Linda Cureton , 10/10/2014
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Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/10/2014
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Twitter Sues US Government Over Surveillance
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Twitter claims the government is restricting its free speech by limiting what it can disclose about requests for customer data.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/9/2014
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Internet Of Things Needs Government Support
Scott Amyx, Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey
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The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.
By Scott Amyx Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey, 10/9/2014
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Government IT's Next Step: Digital Investment
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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A tight but effective IT budget creates opportunities for new investments in digital government, say government IT leaders at Gartner Symposium.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/8/2014
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How To Avoid 'Technical Success, Business Failure'
Russ Edelman,
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Here are six reasons such failures happen, along with fixes -- and some real-world examples of technical successes gone wrong.
By Russ Edelman , 10/8/2014
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Federal Agencies Struggle To Quantify Data Consolidation Savings
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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At least six federal agencies report lack of data needed to calculate savings from data center consolidation efforts.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/6/2014
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Digital Business Side Effect: Income Disparity
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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At Gartner Symposium, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson praises tech advancements such as self-driving cars, but says the real challenge is to make the digital economy translate into wider prosperity.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/6/2014
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Getting Results: It's All About The Wins
Robert Hewes, PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group
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IT pros often conflate "busy" with "effective." No one cares if you worked 60 hours last week -- they care what you accomplished.
By Robert Hewes PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group, 10/6/2014
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FDA Delivers Medical Device Security Guidelines
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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As the FDA attempts to bolster the security of medical devices, some experts warn that guidance is too little, too late.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/3/2014
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