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Google Glass Sharpens Focus On The Enterprise
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Signs point to a sharper focus on the enterprise as Google Glass 2 designs surface and Google's consumer social media accounts for Glass shut down.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/26/2016
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IoT 2016: 13 Hot Trends For Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
We've identified 13 noteworthy Internet of Things trends that will make a difference to your business -- and your life -- this year and beyond.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 1/20/2016
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10 Medical-Device Wearables To Improve Patients' Lives
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Wearable medical devices have expanded from hearing aids to everything from heartbeat monitors to pain management. Here are 10 medical wearables worth watching.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/12/2016
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9 Reasons Why Personalized Marketing Still Isn't Accurate
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Personalization efforts have served as a vanguard for big data at many organizations. But some of these programs still fall short. Here's a closer look at what's going wrong. Does your enterprise fit these profiles?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2016
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10 Healthcare Wearables, Devices Dominating CES
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This year's wearables go beyond basic step counting to measure core health data such as blood pressure, vision quality, and body temperature. At CES 2016, InformationWeek got up close and personal with the latest wave of health-centric devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/7/2016
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CES 2016: Sneak Peek At Emerging Trends
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
After walking around a crowded ballroom for a couple of hours checking out gadgets of all shapes, sizes, and functionality, here are the major trends I saw coming together at the event that are likely to have long-term impact on our lives and businesses.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 1/5/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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Fitbit App Dominates iOS Downloads
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If downloads of the Fitbit mobile app are any indication, lots of people received a fitness tracker this holiday season. The Fitbit app hit No. 1 in Apple's app store on Dec. 25 and has remained in the top spot ever since.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/29/2015
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Google Life Sciences Rebranded 'Verily' Under Alphabet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences division, aims to use technology to understand and improve human health.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/8/2015
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10 Hot Smartwatches, Fitness Trackers For Your Holiday Gift List
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Wearable tech gadgets, such as smartwatches, are popular must-haves on holiday shopping lists. Here, we take a closer look at this season's best picks from Apple, LG, and Fitbit.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/2/2015
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6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 11/12/2015
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Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/2015
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Microsoft Band 2: Why We Want One
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The updated Microsoft Band is sleek and powerful. It records more health data than you ever thought you needed.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 10/12/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2015
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10 iPhone Healthcare, Fitness Apps That Actually Work
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Some health apps for the iPhone are beneficial and others merely for fun. How to tell them apart and choose apps that will work for you.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/28/2015
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MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2015
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10 Cool Fitness Trackers That Aren't Apple Watch
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Recording health data is a key selling point of Apple Watch, but there are many fitness trackers that measure steps, calories, and sleep at a fraction of the cost.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2015
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