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Healthcare Security: CSOs Needed
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/2014
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Hiring For The New World Of Healthcare IT
Meg Grimes, Senior Strategist, MedSys Group
The politics of healthcare IT are not getting any easier. What are the top three attributes your IT team members will need?
By Meg Grimes Senior Strategist, MedSys Group, 7/25/2014
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Bubblemania: Will We Party Like It's 1999?
Doug Schade, Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman
Feverish tech activity is exciting and in many ways similar to 15 years ago. We aren't at dot-bomb levels of hysteria, but there's one big problem that may threaten growth.
By Doug Schade Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman, 7/25/2014
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Healthcare Collaboration Across 3 Generations
Susan M. Reese, Director, Healthcare Practice Group, Kronos
Patients may see 50 different hospital employees during treatment. Don't let different collaboration styles among your multigenerational staff hinder patient care.
By Susan M. Reese Director, Healthcare Practice Group, Kronos, 7/25/2014
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10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare
David Wagner, Community Editor
These medical robots bring fresh ideas to healthcare. Ready to see one at your local hospital?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/22/2014
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How E-Discovery Cuts Legal Costs For Novo Nordisk
Jonathan Malz, Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.
By Jonathan Malz Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk, 7/21/2014
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5 Reasons Going Paperless Won't Work
Kuang Chen, Co-Founder & CEO, Captricity
Paperless processes have their virtues, but don't confuse the means with the ends.
By Kuang Chen Co-Founder & CEO, Captricity, 7/18/2014
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State Health Insurance Exchanges Limp Toward Relaunch
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
Oregon's exchange has shut down, sending its workload to, and at least two others are keeping this option open for the next enrollment period that starts in November.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 7/16/2014
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Health Company's Invention Program No 'Shark Tank'
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Carolina Health Systems and Edison Nation have created Edison Nation Medical, an incubator designed to help employees -- and anybody else -- submit medical inventions to be patented, manufactured, and sold.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/16/2014
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7 Ways To Avoid Self-Service IT Pitfalls
Jeff Brandt, Solutions Director, Randstad Technologies
Moving routine work from IT to end users can increase efficiency and save serious money. But too many projects fall flat.
By Jeff Brandt Solutions Director, Randstad Technologies, 7/16/2014
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3 Cardinal Rules For Managing Your Boss
Robert Hewes, PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group
Don't be your own worst enemy when it comes to interactions with your boss. Instead of blaming him for your problems, learn his style and adapt.
By Robert Hewes PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group, 7/15/2014
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Predict The Future (Without Looking Like An Idiot)
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Use these 8 tactics this coming budget season to force your planning in new directions.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 7/11/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/9/2014
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Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/7/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 7/2/2014
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Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/1/2014
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Cloud ROI: 4 Critical Considerations
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
The nature of pay-as-you-go makes the cost calculation seem easy. It's not, but it is more critical than ever
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 6/25/2014
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VA Studies Telehealth For Chronic Illness Management
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Veterans Health Administration seeks to expand its 44 telehealth service areas.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/2014
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