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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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Computer Science For All: Obama Unveils Initiative For US Students
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Computer science is no longer an optional skill, says President Barack Obama. The new Computer Science for All initiative represents an extension of ongoing efforts by the White House to improve the availability of, and access to, K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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DOJ Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Scandal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Volkswagen and its subsidiaries Audi and Porsche used "defeat devices" to make polluting vehicles appear to meet clean air regulations, the US Department of Justice claims.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/5/2016
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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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TechHire Grants Aim To Make More IT Workers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Department of Labor is offering $100 million to organizations that can teach needed tech skills.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/18/2015
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FCC: No Ban On Open Source Firmware
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The FCC has issued revised rules to clarify its effort to modernize how it regulates radio-frequency devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/16/2015
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Microsoft Promises Secure Data Center Services In Germany
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 11/11/2015
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DMCA Ruling: OK To Mod Code In Cars, Jailbreak Smartphones
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Reviewing and modifying automotive software will be lawful in 12 months, thanks to a copyright law exemption.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/28/2015
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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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ICANN CEO: Why The Internet's Future Is At Risk
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé spoke with InformationWeek about how the Internet can continue without US government oversight.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/5/2015
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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
News
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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Volkswagen CEO Resigns Over Emissions-Cheating Software
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Winterkorn says the company needs new leadership to win back trust.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/23/2015
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Volkswagen: 11 Million Cars Used Deceptive Emissions Software
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The German carmaker has acknowledged that its suspect emissions testing software is a global issue.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/22/2015
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Volkswagen Software Cheated Emissions Test: EPA
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board claim VW deliberately programmed almost 500,000 diesel cars to emit fewer pollutants under test conditions than during actual use.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/19/2015
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ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/5/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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