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Google Glass Sharpens Focus On The Enterprise
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Signs point to a sharper focus on the enterprise as Google Glass 2 designs surface and Google's consumer social media accounts for Glass shut down.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/26/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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Intel Chief Data Scientist Shares Secrets To Successful Projects
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Before joining Intel, the company's first-ever Chief Data Scientist created models to predict the stock market, improve glaucoma diagnostics, and include unstructured data in healthcare applications. Here's what Bob Rogers is doing now at Intel and his advice for fellow and future data scientists.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/16/2015
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6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 11/12/2015
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Quest Diagnostics CIO: An Agent Of Change
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Quest Diagnostics CIO Lidia Fonseca aptly describes herself as an "agent of change." Under her guidance, Quest is evolving as a diagnostic services company with a host of new data-driven services on the horizon for healthcare providers. Here are the details.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/20/2015
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Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2015
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8 Epic Software Fails: From Volkswagen To IRS
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
While Volkswagen's recent software scandal raises serious ethical concerns, it's certainly not the only remarkable software failure this year. Here's a rundown of what can happen when good software goes bad. As we head into fourth quarter 2015, we can't help but wonder what's next.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/29/2015
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MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2015
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IBM, Merge Healthcare Plans: Giving Watson The Gift Of Sight
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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IBM is planning to acquire Merge Healthcare, a company that specializes in medical imaging software. The goal is to bring enhanced imaging capabilities to the Watson Health portfolio, essentially giving the supercomputer the ability to see.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/7/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/15/2015
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Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/9/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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How A Healthcare Clinic Plans To Become A Software Company
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Marshfield Clinic has been using its home-grown electronic health record system for 20 years. Now it wants to sell EHRs as a cloud service.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/8/2015
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Healthcare Data Breaches From Cyberattacks, Criminals Eclipse Employee Error For The First Time
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
New Ponemon Report reveals just how hot healthcare data is for hackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/7/2015
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