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Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/28/2014
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Wearable Tech: 5 Healthcare Wins
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
News
While most businesses still view wearable computers as little more than toys, healthcare has embraced them. Check out these interesting examples.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/28/2014
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Fit Fido: 10 Apps To Keep Pets Healthy
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Pet owners can now choose from an array of apps and gadgets including doggy Fitbits, meal-tracking and training apps, and scheduling tools to care for critters.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/25/2014
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Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's obsession with secrecy gives way to involving customers in the software development process.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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EHR Vendors: Step Up Your Game
Mony Weschler, MA, EMT-P, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, Chief Applications Strategist & Architect, Applications Technology Services, Montefiore Medical Center
Commentary
Electronic medical record vendors need to take a clue from video game design. It's time to deliver intuitive, simple to learn, and easy to use EHR technology.
By Mony Weschler MA, EMT-P, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, Chief Applications Strategist & Architect, Applications Technology Services, Montefiore Medical Center, 7/24/2014
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Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Wearables In Healthcare: Privacy Rules Needed
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/23/2014
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FDA Mobile Apps Loophole Hazardous For Healthcare
Stephanie Kreml,
Commentary
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/2014
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Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/22/2014
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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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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/2014
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Fitness Trackers & FSAs: A Winning Game Plan
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
Including fitness devices in flexible savings account plans could encourage consumers to adopt a more active lifestyle and improve their overall health.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/21/2014
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EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in in-app goods crackdown.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/19/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/18/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/17/2014
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Healthcare IT Cloud Safety: 5 Basics
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare is warming up to cloud services, and that means extra vigilance. Here's what you should be doing at a minimum to keep data safe.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/17/2014
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Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/16/2014
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Net Neutrality: Comment Period Closing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
As the comment period for the FCC's proposed broadband rules closes Tuesday, Web giants weigh in on traffic prioritization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/15/2014
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GIS Technology Helps Eradicate Polio
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
World Health Organization uses geographic information systems to find and reach the few remaining locations where polio lurks.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/14/2014
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