Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in April 2014
To fix US healthcare, we must embrace the free market messiness of the Internet economy, argues Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush.
Penn Highlands CIO Tom Johnson says going far beyond minimum requirements is the key to qualifying for EHR incentives.
One example: a renewable energy firm wanted to implement more rigorous process management, but also needed to leave room to improvise.
Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange votes to close down state website and send customers to the federal HealthCare.gov website.
Healthcare organizations steam ahead with ICD-10 preparations, including hiring, despite delay of the new diagnosis and billing codes for at least a year.
BaseHealth's Genophen service wants to reach consumers (through their doctors) with strategies for "modifiable risks" -- a more FDA-friendly approach.
The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
Sebelius didn't write the code for HealthCare.gov, but she is paying the price for failing to oversee those who did.
Quest Diagnostics capitalizes on regulatory change and gives patients access to their own lab results on the web and mobile devices, boosting its own EHR software in the process.
Explorys uses combination of big data and specific patient data to improve care, lower costs.
Healthcare organizations scramble to revise projects and maintain momentum after ICD-10 delay to 2015, says Deloitte's healthcare practice expert Christine Armstrong.
The cloud EHR is particularly popular with solo practitioners because it's free, says Black Book Rankings, but Practice Fusion also gets high marks for desirable features.
Social service eases HIPAA fears by validating medical credentials of all members, allowing professional collaboration among physicians.
Delayed implementation of the new coding standard may bring relief to some healthcare workers -- but it's the worst possible outcome for project managers.
With a 3D anatomical model on the iPad, Modernizing Medicine taps the power of touch to simplify electronic health records and medical coding.
Data analytics project helps restaurant company, No. 5 on the InformationWeek Elite 100 ranking, gather information on every step of the guest experience.