Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in January 2004
The Secretary of Health and Human Services told the World Healthcare Congress that technology can help reduce errors, resulting in fewer deaths and lower costs.
A survey of key executives at the World Health Care Congress says 79% feel IT is effective in holding down costs and improving patient safety and care.
In his State of the Union address, the president said computerizing health records can reduce mistakes and costs while improving care.
Insurer offers free PCs and PDAs, hoping to spur tech adoption by doctors
WellPoint is giving away PDAs and PCs to 19,000 physicians in an effort to increase the number of doctors who write prescriptions electronically.