Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes HealthCare.gov's leader.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/27/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
State health information exchanges could eventually pool patient data into a vast national database, but privacy advocates have significant concerns.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/201443 comments | Read | Post a Comment
To qualify for Stage 2 Meaningful Use, 5% of your patients must access their own medical records. Here's how to make sure that happens. By Cliff Bleustein Executive Director & Chief Medical Officer, Dell Services Healthcare Consulting, 8/26/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Technology allows researchers to discover newborns' genetic secrets, but the long-term repercussions worry some parents and privacy advocates.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/25/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Co-payments account for about one-fifth of a private practice's funds, but collecting them can be tricky. These strategies and tools help practices get a handle on unpaid bills.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Intel partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to explore how wearable devices could help advance Parkinson's disease research.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/13/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare giants are dipping toes into Apple's promised software, say reports. For instance, Cleveland Clinic is testing a service that helps patients schedule doctor visits if an app detects a health concern.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/12/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a lawsuit against the state, Oracle claims it is the victim of a smear campaign designed to obscure the state's project management failures.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/11/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Open source projects like the National Library of Medicine's Pillbox show potential of open innovation -- including competition with projects started elsewhere.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/8/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Researchers tap big data analytics and Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with neurodegenerative and cardiac diseases.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/5/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Bipartisan Senate Appropriations Committee wants an investigation into poor interoperability, possible "information blocking" in electronic health records.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/26/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/25/201417 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/24/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/21/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application DevelopmentDevelopers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.