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posted in November 2014
What Healthcare Can Learn From CHS Data Breach
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
Security breach that exposed personal data on 4.5 million Tennessee healthcare system patients offers key lessons to prevent similar cyber attacks.
Drones Fitted For Regulatory Collar
News  |  11/24/2014
Federal Aviation Administration rules reportedly will require pilot certification to fly unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
DirectTrust Delivers Interoperable Messaging To Healthcare
News  |  11/24/2014
The nonprofit counts EHR developers, health networks, and care providers among its growing roster of members.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Fitness Trackers: Holiday Gift Guide
Slideshows  |  11/24/2014
Wearable fitness devices top many holiday lists this year. Here's how to choose the right one.
Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?
News  |  11/21/2014
Are EHR vendors or government committees leading the race to interoperability?
OCR Audits: Donít Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
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.
Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
News  |  11/20/2014
Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Hacking Vulnerable Medical Equipment Puts Millions at Risk
Partner Perspectives  |  11/20/2014
Hospitals and medical device manufacturers need to start doing more to detect and thwart incoming attacks on networks and devices.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Slideshows  |  11/19/2014
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Slideshows  |  11/18/2014
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
ACA Open Enrollment: Showtime For Health Insurance Sites
News  |  11/14/2014
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.
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Cerner To Double Workforce Within 10 Years
News  |  11/13/2014
EHR developer plans to hire 16,000 workers to staff new $4.45 billion campus in Kansas City, Missouri.
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
Virtualization Delivers For Children's Miracle Network
News  |  11/12/2014
Children's Miracle Network, which helps 170 partner hospitals raise money, wants to generate $1 billion annually through 2022. New virtualization infrastructure is helping to realize this goal.
Clinical Decision Support Software Guides ADHD Treatments
News  |  11/12/2014
Optimal Medicine's Mehealth software replaces manual reporting on ADHD treatment effectiveness, adds analytics to clinical decision making.
EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
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.
SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
News  |  11/11/2014
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
Technology Business Management: Nail Down Costs, Find Value
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Technology and business leaders from Goldman Sachs, Kaiser Permanente, and other heavyweights gather at the Apptio-sponsored Technology Business Management Conference in Miami Beach to trade ideas.
IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Slideshows  |  11/10/2014
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
Telepsychiatry Brings Help To Remote Patients
News  |  11/7/2014
Telehealth technology, now being using by the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, enables mental health professionals to treat patients regardless of location.
Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
Medical Imaging: Where's The Software?
News  |  11/6/2014
Analysis software for routine clinical use is almost non-existent -- yet is vitally important to help improve diagnoses.
Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
News  |  11/5/2014
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
News  |  11/5/2014
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
8 Innovative Health IT Startups
Slideshows  |  11/5/2014
Investors keep pouring money into health IT startups, and that's good news for patients set to benefit from time- and life-saving inventions.
Healthcare Entrepreneurs: What's Your 50+ Strategy?
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
Entrepreneurs have an opportunity to cater to the growing marketplace of aging Americans, particularly in healthcare.
Human API CEO On Unifying Health Data
Commentary  |  11/5/2014
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
GPS Cuts Fraud, Costs For Home Healthcare
News  |  11/5/2014
GPS-based electronic visit verification products such as Axxess and Celltrack help ensure caretakers actually visit patients' homes.
GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
HealthCare.gov's Next Act: Accenture Preview
News  |  11/4/2014
Brought in as a midseason replacement after the disastrous October 2013 launch of the Affordable Care Act website, Accenture says this year's open enrollment period should go much more smoothly.
Nixie Nabs Intel Wearable Prize
News  |  11/4/2014
Intel contest judges are won over by a wearable, flying drone, award it $500,000.
Actian Brings Graph Analysis To Big Data
News  |  11/4/2014
Actian adds in-memory, parallel processing engine for graph analysis based on SPARQL. Can it compete with popular alternatives?
Health Wearables Going Big In 2015; Questions Loom
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
Tired of your uber-healthy co-workers crowing about their calorie intake and steps at the office? A new wave of health wearables might make you feel better -- if companies can clear the regulatory hurdles.
3 Challenges To Designing A Voice Interface
Commentary  |  11/3/2014
Here's advice on how to overcome these challenges, as we increasingly rely on voice to interact with connected, smart devices.


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