In response to more consumers tapping into the Internet to research illnesses and treatments, the Charleston Area Medical Center, a multihospital organization serving West Virginia, launched an online repository of streaming-video presentations on health issues. Consumers can view videos on topics such as blood pressure, mental health, and understanding prescriptions. The center also is using Mediasite Live Webcasting software from Sonic Foundry Inc. to provide continuing education to health-care professionals.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?