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EHR Must Fit Into Doctor-Patient Relationship
David M. Denton, MD
Commentary
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
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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
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Commentary
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
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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, InformationWeek.com
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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, InformationWeek.com, 8/1/2014
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10 Health Apps That Might Make You Sick
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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As government and industry groups debate the best way to oversee healthcare apps, some questionable software hits the market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/31/2014
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Healthcare Security: CSOs Needed
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
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
Commentary
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
Commentary
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
Commentary
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
News
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
Commentary
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
Commentary
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
News
Oregon's exchange has shut down, sending its workload to HealthCare.gov, 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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