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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2017
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Healthcare's Looming Disruption: How Can IT Prepare?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new Gartner Maverick report says that annual physical medical exams and primary care doctors are about to be disrupted by IoT medical devices and algorithm. Here's how IT must shift to accommodate the change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/31/2016
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NoSQL Databases: An Enterprise Necessity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Here's a look at enterprise plans for implementation of NoSQL databases, and some of the top vendors providing this technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/5/2016
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InformationWeek Elite 100: Celebrating Innovation
InformationWeek Staff,
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How does the Elite 100 come together, and how do the editors chose the winners? Editorial Director Susan Nunziata spoke to Senior Editor Sara Peters about the list and what goes into selecting and ranking so many deserving recipients.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/4/2016
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Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle announced plans to buy cloud-based ERP provider NetSuite, a company backed by Oracle CTO Larry Ellison. But how will the two companies resolve the overlap in functionality between their product portfolios?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/29/2016
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Can Big Data Help Cure Cancer?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Genomic research and precision medicine are on the leading edge of cancer research and treatment, but the huge size of the data sets and the complexity of sharing those data sets among researchers thwarts progress. Here's one project that is aiming to remove those obstacles.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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New HIPAA Guidance Tackles Ransomware Epidemic In Healthcare
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
HHS addresses ransomware infections in wake of healthcare attacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/15/2016
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Google's Machine Learning Buy, Alteryx Updates: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Google accelerates its machine learning efforts with acquisition, Alteryx and H2O.ai both enhance their platforms, and EHR growth continues to be driven by predictive analytics and wearables. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 10, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/10/2016
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Predictive Analytics, Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That's driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/6/2016
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MarkLogic 9 Enhances Security, Adds Optic API
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Pitching itself as the NoSQL database for the enterprise, MarkLogic unveiled version 9 of its platform at its user conference. It adds a host of new security features, plus new data management capabilities to help organizations wrangle structured and unstructured data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2016
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Healthcare Suffers Estimated $6.2 Billion In Data Breaches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Nearly 90 percent of healthcare organizations were slammed by a breach in the past two years.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/12/2016
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Intermountain Healthcare Balances IoT Adoption And Security Vigilance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intermountain, a Salt Lake City healthcare provider, innovates with Internet-connected patient devices, but clamps down on security exposures when it sees them.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2016
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Horizon Prioritizes Data And Patient Experience
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey implemented a fee-for-value healthcare delivery model that uses new technologies to gather data and improve member experience. More than 80 business processes were created or modified, transforming systems for enrollment, claims processing, billing, customer service, provider portals, sales, and benefit monitoring. These efforts earned the company the No. 3 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 5/2/2016
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Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Penn Signals is a system that uses existing data from electronic health records to perform real-time predictive analysis of heart failure patients. The goal? Penn Medicine wanted to place patients in proper risk groups and assign them to cardiology resources in order to get them the best care and improve their outcomes. This work earned the company the No. 4 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/2/2016
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5 Reasons Cybercriminals Target Healthcare
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting healthcare institutions and successfully deploying malware and ransomware to exploit hospitals' need to recover quickly.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 4/21/2016
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‘CyberUL’ Launched For IoT, Critical Infrastructure Device Security
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Much-anticipated UL (Underwriters Laboratories) cybersecurity certification program kicks off.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/5/2016
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CrescentCare CIO: How Analytics Improves Patient Outcomes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CrescentCare Health in New Orleans has expanded beyond its original charter as the NO/AIDS Task Force to serve the broader community. CIO Seema Gai is leading the charge to incorporate data analytics to improve patient outcomes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2016
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CHIME, HeroX Patient ID Challenge Gains Momentum
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
CHIME launched a prize to fix a stubborn data problem in the healthcare industry. More than 300 companies and individuals have registered to receive more information about the contest, with judging set to begin in May.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/14/2016
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Healthcare.gov: Hard-Earned Lessons For CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
It's been just over two years since the controversial and troubled launch of Healthcare.gov, a marquee project for a new age of digital government, implementing a politically controversial policy of affordable healthcare insurance for everyone. As of today more than 6 million people have been enrolled through this system. InformationWeek caught up with Healthcare.gov's technology lead to talk about lessons learned.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/2/2016
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