UPMC CIO Dan Drawbaugh Moves On
Drawbaugh, whose inventive approach to healthcare IT and revenue creation earned UPMC a No. 1 ranking in the 2013 InformationWeek 500, is leaving his role after 18 years.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
10 Ways To Strengthen Healthcare Security
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps?
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
Apple HealthKit Details Emerge
Healthcare giants are dipping toes into Apple's promised software, say reports. For instance, Cleveland Clinic is testing a service that helps patients schedule doctor visits if an app detects a health concern.
Cerner Buys Siemens EHR, Hails Post-MU Era
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.
Free The Health Data: Grahame Grieve On FHIR
Grahame Grieve, creator of a health data integration model based on RESTful Web services, discusses how a simplified approach could influence the future of health data with Georgia Tech health informatics expert Mark Braunstein.
EHR Reboots: Should You Replace Your System?
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.
Doctors Can Go Back To Tech School
Texas A&M-Dell academy to launch later this year aims to train medical pros on the latest healthcare technology -- and serve doctors moving into IT roles.
Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?