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Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/22/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
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Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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CIO Hiring 100 IT Pros: What He Needs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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You may be surprised what tops Choice Hotels CIO's list of toughest IT skills to find.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/11/2014
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Healthcare Security In 2015: 9 Hotspots
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With data breaches growing, 2015 promises to be the healthcare industry's most challenging security year yet. These nine areas demand attention in 2015.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/10/2014
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5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/3/2014
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Who Is Your Industry's Digital Master?
Didier Bonnet, Senior VP and Global Practice Leader, Capgemini Consulting
Commentary
If you think digital transformation is only happening in a few hip industries, you're already getting left behind.
By Didier Bonnet Senior VP and Global Practice Leader, Capgemini Consulting, 12/3/2014
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CDOs: Right For Healthcare C-Suite?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With the rise of data and the increasing importance of how it's handled, chief data officers have become a popular addition across industries. Healthcare organizations need CDOs just as much, say experts.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/2014
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CIO Checklist: Ready For The Disrupted, Digital World?
Andi Mann, VP of Strategic Solutions, CA Technologies
Commentary
IT leaders can take these steps today to stay relevant. Just don't confuse "checklist" with a simple fix.
By Andi Mann VP of Strategic Solutions, CA Technologies, 12/2/2014
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Direct: 5 Years Of Simplifying Health Information Exchange
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
David McCallie, father of the Direct protocol, discusses the state of interoperability in healthcare with Georgia Tech informaticist Mark Braunstein.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 12/1/2014
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OCR Audits: Donít Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services
Commentary
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.
By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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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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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,
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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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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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Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Henry Kenyon,
News
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/2014
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Technology Business Management: Nail Down Costs, Find Value
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
Technology and business leaders from Goldman Sachs, Kaiser Permanente, and other heavyweights gather at the Apptio-sponsored Technology Business Management Conference in Miami Beach to trade ideas.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/10/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/2014
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