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Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
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The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
By Sarah Squire, Senior Technical Architect, Ping Identity , 9/12/2018
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How Analytics Supports Value-Based Healthcare
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/16/2018
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Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/11/2018
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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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Fixing Hacks Has Deadly Impact on Hospitals
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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A study from Vanderbilt University shows that remediating data breaches has a very real impact on mortality rates at hospitals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/28/2018
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8 Things to Consider Before Hopping on the Blockchain Train
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While blockchain holds great promise for some applications, companies have to understand the various challenges.
By Ralph Tkatchuk, TK Data Sec , 3/26/2018
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To Build Software that is Easy to Use, Engage the Right Partners
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Developing software that is intuitive and meets user needs calls for a close partnership between a vendor and a couple of key customers.
By Paul Brient, CEO PatientKeeper , 1/2/2018
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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
Satire
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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