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 2007
In its road map report, Vermont Information Technology Leaders identifies what's needed to reach a 2011 goal of getting more than half of the state's doctor practices to use electronic medical records.
The company will invest $60 million in its Global Citizens Portfolio programs to encourage employees to expand their skills, leadership abilities, and global experiences.
Under the proposal, the records managed by the trust would travel with the individual through life, and not be controlled or owned by any particular health care provider, employer, payer, or other party.
Nearly half of the IT employers queried said they currently have open job positions for which they cannot find qualified candidates.
The Thermal Zone Mapping service can help customers reduce annual data center energy costs by 10% to 45%, HP said.
The new Energy Star specs that went into effect last week are the first major overhaul in more than a decade.
The University of Florida is using the technology in a prototype smart-house to demonstrate how doctors and hospitals can remotely monitor chronically ill patients in their homes.
The consortium, which includes Intel, Wal-Mart, and British Petroleum, is locked in a conflict with the organization it contracted to build an e-health records system for employees, dependents, and retirees.
Certification that shows understanding of communications, leadership, and project management is getting people ahead.
Dossia, a coalition of six big employers including Intel and Wal-Mart, got an Oregon judge to continue its secrecy order against the company they hired to build an e-health records system.
While enrollment in computer science programs has declined at most universities, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is reporting a big increase -- including many more females.
Patty Azzarello, a former exec at Hewlett-Packard and Siebel Systems, has formed a consulting firm to help technology managers build their creditability as leaders.
Partners in initiative known as Dossia squabble over money, deliverables. Will the health industry ever get this right?
Nearly 60% of IT executives say they're not satisfied or somewhat unsatisfied by their jobs, according to a survey of 2,149 executives by ExecuNet.
An ambitious e-health records project launched by an employer coalition that includes Wal-Mart, Intel, Pitney Bowes, Applied Materials, British Petroleum, and Cardinal Health is falling apart.
Still, IT professionals overall remained more upbeat about their jobs than the approximately 9,000 workers across other industries Hudson surveyed.
Sen. Grassley says he would support an increase in the number of H-1B and L-1 visas granted each year "if and only if the loopholes in the programs are fixed."