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 July 2006
The bill's passage comes several months after the U.S. Senate passed its own health IT bill with many similar provisions. Washington insiders expect a compromise bill that, if passed, could be signed into law by President Bush by the fall.
The powerful decision-support tool captures, integrates, and displays data from wherever it was created within a health care environment.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals says companies will look to entrust their outsourcing relationships to individuals who have earned official certification.
Programmers Guild calls for fast access to the data.
Widespread use of electronic prescriptions would reduce the 1.5 million preventable medical errors that occur each year in the United States, report says
World Community Grid cancer project reduces to only one day the analysis of cancer specimens that would've taken 130 years with traditional computers
Should the U.S. Dept. of Labor provide public access to a government database that purportedly contains information about employers planning to hire H-1B workers for fiscal 2007, which starts on Oct. 1, 2006?
Kim Berry, president of advocate group Programmers Guild, says he wants U.S. tech workers to have the chance to more fairly compete for jobs that might otherwise go to foreigners.
U.S. workers should have the opportunity right now to look at requests employers have made to the DOL to fill
E-health record products from 17 vendors are among the first to earn seal of approval from the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology
The quality of internships and part-time jobs is improving as organizations look to fill entry-level jobs that require a broader skills base.
Foreign tech workers who enter the U.S. with H-1B visas are paid about $25,000 a year less than American workers with the same skills, according to the Programmers Guild, an advocate organization for U.S. tech professionals.
And the guild's president, Kim Berry, is hoping that Congress will "correct" current wage rules that are supposed to keep the pay playing field level between American professionals and H-1B visa holders, but aren't.
Current regulations have loopholes that allow employers
A product from Troux provides a window into how new projects or applications can affect other projects, apps, systems, and processes.
Programs from Microsoft and Open Group aim to set industry standards for distinguishing the skills and experience levels of tech architects.
Technology professionals are more confident about their jobs than they've been in years, one survey finds.