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DeSalvo Joins HHS In Fight Against Ebola
News  |  10/24/2014  | 
Dept. of Health and Human Services taps ONC's Dr. Karen DeSalvo to help address Ebola and other public health concerns.
Comment: Donation Update - Alison_Diana - 10/24/2014
Ebola: 10 Tech Responses To Deadly Disease
Slideshows  |  10/24/2014  | 
Tech companies are addressing the Ebola scare by offering everything from germ-zapping robots to Ebola tracking apps.
Power To The Patient: How Hospitals Can Improve
Commentary  |  10/24/2014  | 
A loved one's week in the hospital provides insight into ways hospitals can enhance the patient experience and cut costs. Here are seven suggestions.
Comment: Re: Speaking Out - Alison_Diana - 10/23/2014
Comment: Doctors Are People - Alison_Diana - 10/20/2014
Prescription Database Privacy Case Heads For Legal Showdown
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
California Supreme Court will decide whether the state's medical board breached patient privacy when it used data from a state prescription database to discipline a physician.
Comment: Speaking Out - Alison_Diana - 10/7/2014
Comment: Sprint Pin Drop - Alison_Diana - 10/7/2014
Inside A HIPAA Breach
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
A business associate's breach has a serious ripple effect on one small healthcare provider.
Comment: Re: Perfect - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Re: Perfect - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Re: Perfect - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Re: Perfect - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Re: Perfect - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Alibaba's Role? - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Comment: Re: automation - Alison_Diana - 10/6/2014
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
Comment: Re: automation - Alison_Diana - 10/3/2014
Texas Hospital Blames EHR For Ebola Mishandling
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas cites lack of interoperability between nurse and physician workflows as reason Ebola patient was sent home.
FDA Delivers Medical Device Security Guidelines
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
As the FDA attempts to bolster the security of medical devices, some experts warn that guidance is too little, too late.
Comment: Re: Urgent Care - Alison_Diana - 10/2/2014
Walgreens, WebMD Partner On Wellness Coaching
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Two healthcare companies team up to create a consumer-friendly health resource.
Comment: Re: Urgent Care - Alison_Diana - 10/2/2014
Comment: Re: Urgent Care - Alison_Diana - 10/2/2014
Comment: Re: Urgent Care - Alison_Diana - 10/2/2014
Comment: Re: food or WiFi - Alison_Diana - 10/1/2014
Comment: Re: food or WiFi - Alison_Diana - 10/1/2014
Comment: Re: Urgent Care - Alison_Diana - 10/1/2014
Eliminate The Waiting Room
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
As healthcare providers remodel the waiting room with virtual queues and better intake methods, patients get care faster and with fewer frustrations.
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
News  |  9/30/2014  | 
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
Comment: Re: Human nature - Alison_Diana - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: data - Alison_Diana - 9/30/2014
Comment: Re: Human nature - Alison_Diana - 9/30/2014
Comment: Amazing Journey - Alison_Diana - 9/30/2014
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
25 Years Of Health IT: A Complicated Journey
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014  | 
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.
Comment: Re: Phone Shapes - Alison_Diana - 9/26/2014
Comment: Re: smart chairs - Alison_Diana - 9/25/2014
VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Comment: Angry Floridian - Alison_Diana - 9/23/2014
Weight Watchers Pursues Image Makeover
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
After four successive quarters of loss, Weight Watchers asks CTO Dan Crowe to transform the company into a sleek, digital mobile health-app startup.
Meet Misfit's $50 Fitness Tracker
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Misfit Wearables unveils $50 Flash, setting a new low price for fitness trackers.
Health IT Early Mover Advantage Examined
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Early technology adopters have higher growth rates than healthcare organizations that hold back on health IT, says Harvard Business Review/Verizon study.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Comment: Re: yearly spike - Alison_Diana - 9/15/2014


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