Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 834
David F. Carr oversees InformationWeek's coverage of government and healthcare IT. He previously led coverage of social business and education technologies and continues to contribute in those areas. He is the editor of Social Collaboration for Dummies (Wiley, Oct. 2013) and was the social business track chair for UBM's E2 conference in 2012 and 2013. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry events. David is a former Technology Editor of Baseline Magazine and Internet World magazine and has freelanced for publications including CIO Magazine, CIO Insight, and Defense Systems. He has also worked as a web consultant and is the author of several WordPress plugins, including Facebook Tab Manager and RSVPMaker. David works from a home office in Coral Springs, Florida. Contact him at email@example.com follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in February 2014
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.
HIMSS members say top business objective is to sustain financial viability as regulation, payment models change.
Choose social collaboration tools based on your company's size and ambitions -- and the sensitivity of the business you will discuss.
Athenahealth brings care coordination app to hospitals, while startup iCare aims to take "cloud VistA" beyond academic trials.
A McKinsey consultant tells CHIME CIOs they will have to innovate their ways out of an economic squeeze. Regulators hint at some flexibility.
Healthcare CIOs share their advice on coping with the rise of accountable care organizations and the crush of regulation.
The HIMSS survey of 283 IT and security professionals says the biggest concern is healthcare workers looking into electronic health records.
Privia Health will integrate the AthenaHealth EHR with its own technology for tracking the follow-up care essential to ACO success.
Modern technology created the opportunity to restructure the healthcare industry around accountable care organizations, but IT priorities are also being driven by the shift.
Hospital communications app, originally for iPhones, will ship on Motorola Solutions' WiFi smartphone for hospitals.
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."
App ecosystem partner Welltok will use Dr. Watson's wisdom to improve its CafeWell app.
Hackensack University Medical Center CIO Shafiq Rab says building an accountable care organization meant looking beyond EHRs.
Lots of doctors hate EHR software. What makes the difference for those who are happier with it?
QPID, a Partners HealthCare spinoff, creates a clinical decision support tool to solve physicians' big gripe about EHRs -- buried data.
St. Joseph Health System reports that as many as 405,000 records may have been compromised, but actual damage remains speculative.
Omnicell cabinets get medication orders directly from Cerner electronic health record software at Montana's Billings Clinic, eliminating dangerous duplicate orders.