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 October 2004
Electronic tool can access patients' prescription information from insurance claims
Emergency rooms in several Massachusetts hospitals are using a new electronic tool to access patients' prescription information from insurance claims to improve safety and quality of care.
Survey finds that despite worries about cost and physician resistance, most health-care organizations will implement digital health-record systems.
Getting small physician's offices to use computers and digital records is critical to improving health care and lowering its cost, but many remain reluctant.
IT job openings trend up at executive level.
The department offers money to jump-start the creation of electronic patients' records.
On Oct. 1, the first day of the U.S. government's fiscal 2005 year, the Citizenship and Immigration Services already received enough visa petitions to hit the annual 65,000 cap on H-1B allotments.
IBM is working with medical institutions and pharmaceutical companies to help physicians discover correlations between illnesses, therapies, and genetics.
IT worker confidence declined in September after several months of increases, but it remains high relative to the confidence of workers in other industries.
Eleven-member panel to work on technology standards and implementation in the health-care industry.
Service provider REDmedic offers online repository for digital health records.