Quest Diagnostics CIO: An Agent Of Change
Quest Diagnostics CIO Lidia Fonseca aptly describes herself as an "agent of change." Under her guidance, Quest is evolving as a diagnostic services company with a host of new data-driven services on the horizon for healthcare providers. Here are the details.
Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
Business Matters: Kristi Hedges On Leadership
In this episode of InformationWeek's Business Matters, George Colombo talks effective leadership and communications with Kristi Hedges, serial entrepreneur, communications expert, author, and sought-after leadership coach.
Tech Industry Stands With Ahmed
The Texas student detained for bringing a homemade clock to his high school has won the support of technology and political leaders.
Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan: Managing Change
Since her appointment 18 months ago, Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan has been focused on virtualizing the company's infrastructure and implementing a software-defined network in its data centers that can accommodate multi-tenancy. That's the easy part of her job.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times exposť. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
AI Creates Jobs: Study
For knowledge workers, whose jobs consist of many tasks, the automation of a single task frees them to focus on other responsibilities. A survey of business leaders finds enthusiasm for AI as a creator of jobs and a way to deal with data.
CVS Revamps To Meet Specialty Medicine Needs
Dealing with cancer, MS, and rheumatoid arthritis is tough enough. CVS is making it easier for patients to get the specialized treatments they need. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
CDOs: Right For Healthcare C-Suite?
With the rise of data and the increasing importance of how it's handled, chief data officers have become a popular addition across industries. Healthcare organizations need CDOs just as much, say experts.