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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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Fitness Trackers: Holiday Gift Guide
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Wearable fitness devices top many holiday lists this year. Here's how to choose the right one.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/24/2014
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Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Are EHR vendors or government committees leading the race to interoperability?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/21/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
News
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Matthew McKinley,  Vice President, Business Development
Commentary
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/2014
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ACA Open Enrollment: Showtime For Health Insurance Sites
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
During the next three months, consumers can sign up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period. New technologies at health insurance websites aim to smooth the way.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/14/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/2014
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Clinical Decision Support Software Guides ADHD Treatments
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Optimal Medicine's Mehealth software replaces manual reporting on ADHD treatment effectiveness, adds analytics to clinical decision making.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/12/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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Telepsychiatry Brings Help To Remote Patients
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Telehealth technology, now being using by the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, enables mental health professionals to treat patients regardless of location.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/7/2014
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Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/2014
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Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/5/2014
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