Wearable health devices and apps could help fill the gaps in electronic health records, if we can get past the challenges.By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 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
Cerner will spend $1.3 billion for Siemens' health IT business, says it will continue to support both companies' electronic health records software as part of a broader population health strategy.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/6/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Trying to teach healthcare professionals security technologies is a risky idea. It's far easier to teach healthcare to security experts.By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 8/6/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Starting over might be awful to contemplate, but acquisitions, costs, or lack of compliance might require replacing your health data system. Just be sure you're switching for the right reasons.By Jonathan Everett VP Business Development, Quirk Healthcare Solutions, 8/5/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/28/20145 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
Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/23/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/20149 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
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.By Jonathan Malz Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/AnalyticsIntelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?