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 May 2009
Integration with IBM's technologies is expected to improve treatment of patients with diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and cystic fibrosis.
Nasscom president Som Mittal hopes open discussions will prevent abuse and fraud in the programs predominately used to bring foreign IT workers into the U.S.
The estimates are high--key reforms to U.S. health care system could translate to trillions of dollars in cost savings over the next decade. And many of the reforms hinge on wider and effective use of information technology in an industry that's been lagging most other sectors for decades.
One Silicon Valley hospital is connecting silos of transactional data from multiple, disparate clinical applications to help keep the CDC informed and the virus from spreading.
Federal stimulus money is pushing health care providers to implement e-medical record systems, but keeping the technology performing to doctors' satisfaction is the larger concern.