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 2012
HealthInfoNet, Maine's health information exchange, becomes first in the nation to support statewide sharing of X-rays, CT scans, and other medical images.
Although mandated to communicate better with patients, some healthcare providers also are looking for tech tools that get info to staff faster.
Although clinical decision support systems remain the rock stars in many large hospitals and group practices, let's not forget the need to analyze operational, financial, and quality control data.
In two years, IBM data mining software has identified $191 million in potentially false Medicaid claims.
Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.
Benefits and talent management consulting firm plans to buy online health insurance exchange provider Extend Health for $435 million.
Some hospitals and doctors oppose giving patients electronic data as quickly as required by proposed Meaningful Use Stage 2 regulations. Consumer groups want more speed--and the compromise likely won't please either side.
EHR software vendors say doctors and hospitals need more time to qualify for Meaningful Use Stage 2 and ask the feds to tweak their reporting requirements.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health uses Microsoft's
customer relationship management platform to rapidly develop niche
health-related apps when off-the-shelf doesn't fit.