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 2009
Cloud-based platform will allow physicians to access clinical and administrative tools and exchange patient data via a secure portal.
My family's old minivan only has heat, no A/C. And I mean heat even in the summer. It won't turn off. We've spent hundreds (thousands?) of dollars on repairs over the years and don't want to pour any more money into this junk-box. So, the fed's program for trading in a clunker for a more fuel-efficient vehicle comes at a perfect time for us--as long as we don't make a hasty choice that really doesn't meet our family's needs looking ahead. That's the same position many healthcare organizations ar
While the nation has been abuzz with healthcare reform talk lately, some big progress is being made on the healthcare IT front. The policy group advising the U.S. health department on the criteria healthcare providers must meet to qualify for more than $20 billion of stimulus rewards for using e-health systems has completed an important chunk of its work.
The national platform will deliver health services by videoconference to rural areas, inner city communities, or anywhere distance or clinician shortages hinder affordable care.
The demand for highly educated H-1B visa workers, however, is strong. The cap for foreign workers with advanced degrees was reached in April.
Key components of the Chicago Dept. of Public Health's new system include CA Clarity, Appian software, and a number of Microsoft products.
In most sectors, CRM products are used for managing customer relationships. But for some health care organizations, CRM is helping to manage and grow relationships with physicians.
Dr. David Blumenthal explains how work is progressing on a stimulus program that would give doctors and hospitals incentives to use "qualified" electronic health systems.