Peter Bernhardt of CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of clinical and health IT organizations, talks about its goal of better data exchange and application integration.By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/8/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 1/6/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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 Community Editor, 1/3/201524 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/30/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In today's information-based world, crooks are targeting mobile devices -- and the data on them. The healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable.By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/22/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Nuance aims to improve radiologists' workflow not only through PowerShare image-sharing network but industry regulations embedded in clinical decision software.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
David McCallie, father of the Direct protocol, discusses the state of interoperability in healthcare with Georgia Tech informaticist Mark Braunstein.By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 12/1/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Federal agencies are trying to address threats to the privacy and security of people using connected medical devices.By Philip Desjardins Counsel, Arnold & Porter, 12/1/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMC’s Security & Risk Services, 11/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 11/18/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 11/14/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 11/14/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.By Mansur Hasib Cybersecurity Professional, Author, and Speaker, 11/11/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment