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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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10 iPhone, Android Apps To Keep You Healthy
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Wellness is about more than eating salad and hitting the gym once a month. These 10 iPhone and Android apps will keep your health on track.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/22/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Intermountain Healthcare Bundles Apps For Better Living
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By corralling multiple apps in one place, Intermountain is making mobile interaction easier for its community. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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Atlantic Health Automates ID With Biometrics
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Palm vein scans are helping staff pull up patient records more efficiently and securely. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/28/2015
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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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Geekend: Smartphone Blood Tests Could Save Your Life
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Blood tests with your smartphone may change the way we treat AIDS, Diabetes, infectious diseases, and even transform the way we interact with our doctors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/6/2015
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UPMC: New Leaders, Same Big Health Tech Ambitions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Long a pioneer in adopting electronic medical records, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is on the verge of making them work together in new ways.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/6/2015
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Geekend: Pardon Me, Is That A Nose On Your Arm?
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Do we really need to grow replacement noses on arms and foreheads and other bizarre places? With 3D printing we could just order replacement body parts from Amazon.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 1/3/2015
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Wearables Carve New Path To Health In 2015
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Wearable devices coming in 2015 will add health and athletic capabilities to enhance value and keep users' interest.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 1/2/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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9 Healthcare Tech Startups To Watch
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As venture capital flows into healthcare startups, look at some new companies that should be on your radar.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/29/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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8 Technologies Changing Home Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Technologies such as sensors, GPS, and even senior-focused social networks can help seniors continue to live at home.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/18/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
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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When Holidays & Healthcare Open Enrollment Collide
Susan Taylor, VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems
Commentary
Lack of transparency in health plans is enough to give most people heartburn.
By Susan Taylor VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems, 12/16/2014
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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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Blood Test Innovation: Less Cost, No Big Needle
Larry Stofko,
Commentary
Blood draw method that makes blood tests easier, less expensive, and more routine named a top healthcare technology innovation.
By Larry Stofko , 12/9/2014
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Enlist Mobile Apps In Diabetes Fight
Steve Robinson, General manager, Cloud Platform Services, IBM Software Group
Commentary
Mobile apps can help diabetes sufferers get ahead of their symptoms and live healthier, more carefree lives.
By Steve Robinson General manager, Cloud Platform Services, IBM Software Group, 12/5/2014
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Wearables Make Hardware The New Software
Suzanne Deffree, Executive Editor, EDN Network
News
Wearable devices represent an explosive market opportunity -- and one that is still anyone's game.
By Suzanne Deffree Executive Editor, EDN Network, 12/3/2014
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