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women in coding

Code.org is growing opportunities for women and girls, men and boys to code. Photo courtesy of Code.org

By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm July 24, 2017
The number of female students taking Advance Placement Computer Science Exam has grown by 135 percent since 2016.
doctor practices high cost of IT maintenance
By Mike Miliard 12:13 pm July 24, 2017
MGMA survey shows some spending $19,000 per doctor, per year.
legislation to support programs to teach coding for girls

Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-New York, have submitted a  bill that would help young girls interested in technology careers a push.

 

By Bernie Monegain 07:51 am July 24, 2017
The proposed bill can help close the tech gender gap and has support from ranking Democrat from the House's Science, Space and Tech committee.

Dr. Sharmila Anand, seated at right, works in Thirukalukundram, a village two hours away from the nearest city in the south of India. She is one of three women in healthcare featured in a documentary produced by GE Healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 06:43 am July 24, 2017
The film highlights three of many untold stories about women working in healthcare around the world.

Décoste learned computer programming using a library book as guide.

By Bernie Monegain 05:16 am July 24, 2017
Software engineer Rachel Décoste is a self-taught coder passionate about diversity in STEM.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.
athenahealth CFO joins Arcadia Healthcare Solutions
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am July 19, 2017
Karl Stubelis aims to help guide growth at the technology company.
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm July 18, 2017
The enterprise rollout at Ontario's Mackenzie Health, billed as the first end-to-end implementation north of the border, offers some good perspective on a smooth go-live: planning ahead, proper staffing levels, command centers and more.
Cleveland Clinic names Ed Marx CIO
By Mike Miliard 12:39 pm July 18, 2017
The former HIMSS/CHIME CIO of the Year worked most recently at the Advisory Board Company, overseeing a major Epic EHR implementation at NYC Health + Hospitals.
veterans affairs health clinician tracking

Randall Williamson is the director of healthcare at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

By Mike Miliard 09:29 am July 18, 2017
As the agency sets about adopting a new EHR system, better data is necessary to assess provider efficiency and clinical efficacy, the congressional watchdog says.

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