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 November 2009
As the Senate begins debating its healthcare reform bill, there's several health IT related provisions that aren't likely to stir a lot of emotion on the Senate floor, but deserve some attention.
The government funding helps set up 6-month health IT workforce training programs at community colleges nationwide.
Health and Human Services' Health IT Buzz blog covers security, regulatory, standards, and other issues.
A physicians practice industry group expresses concern about electronic health record incentive programs.
New recommendations from a federal task force last week about breast cancer screenings have infuriated many cancer survivors as well as medical professional organizations, including the American Cancer Society. The guidelines were based on data analysis of the risks and benefits of mammograms for women under age 50.
Nursing service uses wireless devices to monitor homebound patients and get data to doctors faster, reducing hospitalizations by more than 50%.
Dell Mobile Clinical Computing solution provides clinicians with single sign-on and roaming capabilities.
Electronic invoices are saving Memorial Hermann Healthcare System millions of dollars.
Banner Health uses $17 million supply chain savings to pay for new clinical information systems.
Business analysts and technology architects face rosy IT job prospects in the healthcare and green energy sectors.
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has unveiled a new program that helps streamline how healthcare organizations report to their business associates their status of compliance to security regulations such as HIPAA and others.
Several new networks are being launched across the country, and while they vary in size, scope, and clientele, the goals and challenges are similar.
IT pros without clinical experience shouldn't rule out possible transitions into emerging healthcare IT jobs.
A portal-based referral system from Carefx and a clinical information exchange from GE Healthcare increase appointments and reduce patient no-shows.
Techies are seeking professional certifications in emerging areas like healthcare and green IT, and especially old standbys like IT security, according to a new survey.
By rolling out desktop virtualization from Sychron, Seton Family of Hospitals has reduced the time clinicians spend logging on and off systems each day.