2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
15 Apps For Healthy Living
A well-equipped smartphone and a little will power can help you stay healthy. Consider these diagnostic and fitness apps.
The Quest For Population Health Management
Vendors large and small seek to prove they have the right tools for proactively managing patient health, coordinating care across providers, and supporting accountable-care models.
Office 365 Gets Personal
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Moov Vs. Fitbit: Fitness Faceoff
Wearable fitness devices take on personal trainers to track your workouts and improve them. Here's how Moov compares to early leader Fitbit.
UPMC Tablet App Speeds EHR Access
Convergence, a touch app for Windows 8 tablets created by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, gives fingertip access to patient summary data pulled from one or more underlying electronic health record systems.
CPOE Stragglers: One Hospital's Fix
Computerized physician order entry is mandated by law but some doctors still resist. Christus Health provides CPOE input assistants until docs see the value.
CIO To CIO: Advice On ACOs
Healthcare CIOs share their advice on coping with the rise of accountable care organizations and the crush of regulation.
Windows 8 Devices Get Cheap
Microsoft will reportedly cut Windows license fees to encourage production of sub-$250 Windows 8 devices, including non-touch PCs.
CMS Reverses Course On ICD-10 Tests
Medicare bows to pressure from healthcare industry and political heavyweights, agrees to implement end-to-end testing before ICD-10 deadline.
Is Google Glass Obsolete?
Google Glass costs too much and lacks killer apps -- and new technologies will soon make the original version seem wimpy. That's not bad news for Google.
Healthcare IT In The Obamacare Era
Modern technology created the opportunity to restructure the healthcare industry around accountable care organizations, but IT priorities are also being driven by the shift.
Voalte One Comes To Android
Hospital communications app, originally for iPhones, will ship on Motorola Solutions' WiFi smartphone for hospitals.
Homecare IT: 1 Market Epic Doesn't Dominate
Specialty vendors Homecare Homebase and Thornberry get the highest ratings from customers, says KLAS Research, with healthcare IT juggernaut Epic Systems described as a "laggard."
EHRs Must Solve Real Problems
To win the respect of healthcare workers, software must address true pain points. In too many cases, electronic health record systems aren't living up to the promise.