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UPMC CIO Dan Drawbaugh Moves On
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Drawbaugh, whose inventive approach to healthcare IT and revenue creation earned UPMC a No. 1 ranking in the 2013 InformationWeek 500, is leaving his role after 18 years.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/28/2014
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Former Acting HHS Cybersecurity Chief Guilty Of Child Porn
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Timothy DeFoggi faces 20 years to life after jury takes two hours to convict him in federal court.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/27/2014
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Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes's leader.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/27/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 8/26/2014
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10 Ways To Strengthen Healthcare Security
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/2014
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Patient Portals: Strategies For Engaging Users
Cliff Bleustein, Executive Director & Chief Medical Officer, Dell Services Healthcare Consulting
To qualify for Stage 2 Meaningful Use, 5% of your patients must access their own medical records. Here's how to make sure that happens.
By Cliff Bleustein Executive Director & Chief Medical Officer, Dell Services Healthcare Consulting, 8/26/2014
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Todd Park To Exit Federal CTO Role, Says Fortune
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Fortune Magazine is reporting White House CTO will leave that post but may help with Silicon Valley recruiting.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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Hacker Or Military? Best Of Both In Cyber Security
John B. Dickson, CISSP,  Principal, Denim Group
How radically different approaches play out across the security industry.
By John B. Dickson CISSP, Principal, Denim Group, 8/21/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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EHR Must Fit Into Doctor-Patient Relationship
David M. Denton, MD
Electronic health records need a design overhaul so doctors can understand them at a glance -- and keep their focus on the patient.
By David M. Denton MD, 8/21/2014
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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPT
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 8/14/2014
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Healthcare Big Data: Blessing And Curse
Paul Cerrato,
Interpreting government-released healthcare data correctly will pose a massive challenge for analysts, policy makers, and pundits.
By Paul Cerrato , 8/12/2014
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Healthcare IT Hiring: No Summer Doldrums
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Healthcare organizations outpace the overall economy in hiring.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/12/2014
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Cerner Buys Siemens EHR, Hails Post-MU Era
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Cerner will spend $1.3 billion for Siemens' health IT business, says it will continue to support both companies' electronic health records software as part of a broader population health strategy.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/6/2014
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Can Healthcare Execs Be Security Experts Too?
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
Trying to teach healthcare professionals security technologies is a risky idea. It's far easier to teach healthcare to security experts.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 8/6/2014
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GE Capital CIO: Outsourcing Went Too Far
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
GE Capital CIO Jim Fowler looks to hire more IT employees and reduce outsourcing for strategic work -- while also embracing Agile development tactics.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 8/5/2014
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EHR Reboots: Should You Replace Your System?
Jonathan Everett, VP Business Development, Quirk Healthcare Solutions
Starting over might be awful to contemplate, but acquisitions, costs, or lack of compliance might require replacing your health data system. Just be sure you're switching for the right reasons.
By Jonathan Everett VP Business Development, Quirk Healthcare Solutions, 8/5/2014
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Doctors Can Go Back To Tech School
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Texas A&M-Dell academy to launch later this year aims to train medical pros on the latest healthcare technology -- and serve doctors moving into IT roles.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 8/1/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 8/1/2014
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