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NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Richard Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health
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Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/2014
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Health IT Interoperability Up To Market, Say Feds
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Jason Task Force co-chairs say government should exercise its regulatory powers only to guide process along.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/21/2014
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Who Makes Your Health IT Decisions?
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
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With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 10/21/2014
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Ebola Outbreak A Test For Data Mining, Analytics
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Combining real-time and official data can offer new insights on disease progression, but reliability questions remain.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/16/2014
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Mend The Broken Doctor-Patient Relationship
Paul Cerrato,
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Americans have lost faith in the healthcare industry. A more realistic view of the profession, coupled with the right technology, can help restore that trust.
By Paul Cerrato , 10/14/2014
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Busting The Myth Of Uncontrollable Healthcare Costs
Giovanni Colella, CEO, Castalight Health
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Healthcare expenses are as manageable as any other business expense, with the right data.
By Giovanni Colella CEO, Castalight Health, 10/14/2014
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HealthCare.gov: Lessons From Continuous Software Delivery
Anders Wallgren, CTO, Electric Cloud
Commentary
A tight cycle of development, design, and testing is the best way to keep a big project (even a supposedly Agile one) from blowing up.
By Anders Wallgren CTO, Electric Cloud, 10/13/2014
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A Petri Dish For Healthcare Innovation
Larry Stofko,
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Peek inside the Innovation Lab's framework for healthcare pros and collaborate on disruptive ideas via the Innovation Centers Summit Workshop.
By Larry Stofko , 10/13/2014
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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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Healthcare Software Development: We Can Do Better
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
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Yes, users do know what they want from software. And developers must listen.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/9/2014
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How To Avoid 'Technical Success, Business Failure'
Russ Edelman,
Commentary
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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Getting Results: It's All About The Wins
Robert Hewes, PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group
Commentary
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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Health IT: Friend To Emerging Medical Technology Companies
John W. Manzetti, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG)
Commentary
Medical technology companies can fill the gap between hospitals, physicians, insurers, and manufacturers to improve the customer experience during this time of regulatory turmoil.
By John W. Manzetti President & CEO, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), 10/1/2014
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3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWyman
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Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman, 9/30/2014
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5 Steps To Build A Strong IT Brand
Doron Gordon, Founder & CEO, Samange
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As IT departments become strategic partners providing quantifiable ROI, CIOs need to pay more attention to their brands.
By Doron Gordon Founder & CEO, Samange, 9/29/2014
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25 Years Of Health IT: A Complicated Journey
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/29/2014
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Will Electronic Health Records Ever Be Usable?
Stephanie Kreml,
Commentary
AMA attempts to address the frustration EHRs create, especially for doctors and other healthcare workers.
By Stephanie Kreml , 9/26/2014
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Quantified Self Should Be About Health, Not Ego
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Silicon Valley is obsessed with data collection, including personal data. But for health and fitness monitoring technologies, the real goal must be meaningful health results.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/25/2014
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Mobile Healthcare Tools Empower Consumers
Tom Paul, Chief Consumer Officer, UnitedHealthcare
Commentary
Mobile apps such as online comparison tools help consumers make informed healthcare decisions.
By Tom Paul Chief Consumer Officer, UnitedHealthcare, 9/25/2014
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