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Physicians Find Security In The Cloud
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/24/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Telehealth Gains Momentum In Obamacare Era
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Affordable Care Act's focus on population health and cost-cutting is encouraging providers and insurers to invest in remote healthcare technologies.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Zebra Buys Motorola's Enterprise Business, Eyes Healthcare IoT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Acquisition underscores Zebra's expectation of strong demand for Internet of Things technologies from healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other industries.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/15/2014
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Doctors Learn To Give Up Faxes
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Here's how one accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/14/2014
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Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/12/2014
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Google Glass Goes Public
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/12/2014
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Google Releases Project Ara Module Developer Kit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Early version gives developers a glimpse of how to create Project Ara hardware modules. Does it give Apple and Microsoft more to worry about from Android?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/11/2014
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Senior Living Community Goes Wireless
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/11/2014
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Google Glass For Parkinson's: 10 Findings
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson's patients in UK study find.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/10/2014
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iOS Brings Better Control To Hearing Aids
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Starkey Hearing Technologies turns an iPhone into a remote control for its wireless hearing aids.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/9/2014
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Healthcare In 2014: Innovate Or Be Left Behind
Richard Roth, VP Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health
Commentary
Alongside serious disruption to healthcare business models in 2014, four significant trends will emerge for healthcare leaders.
By Richard Roth VP Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health, 4/9/2014
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Google Glass Gets Down To Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's new Glass At Work program aims to capitalize on the enterprise's interest in Google Glass, even if consumers are still skeptical.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/8/2014
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Nurses Say Pagers Must Go; Hospitals Drag Feet
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Nurses and other healthcare workers who communicate vital patient information say they need an alternative to outdated pagers and insecure smartphones.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/8/2014
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IBM Expands MobileFirst Consulting Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM adds infrastructure-consulting, app-platform-management, and device-procurement services to its mobility services portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Crowdfunding The Next Healthcare Hit
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Crowdfunding adds a new route for small entrepreneurs to raise money to develop healthcare inventions and bring them to market. Here are 10 promising products looking to raise money.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/7/2014
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TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/4/2014
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Federal Health Agencies Aim To Cut Red Tape
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The FDA, ONC, and FCC release proposal to clarify oversight of health IT, reduce patient risk, and empower innovation.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/4/2014
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