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architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Christopher Walsh, MD, chief of genetics at Boston Children's Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 10, 2015
IBM Watson and Boston Children's Hospital are taking on rare children's diseases that are hard to diagnose and treat. First up is a rare form of kidney disease.
Connected people
By Skip Snow 09:18 am November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
Keyhole and computer code
By Bernie Monegain 10:10 am November 09, 2015
There is a wide gap between young men and women who indicate they might consider a career in Internet security, according to a new survey commissioned by government contractor Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Small fish big fish
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:40 am November 09, 2015
There used to be a certain prestige when it came to big things: big cars, big computers and big hair were often a source of envy. And, by gosh, who didn't want a Big Wheel? Today, we covet the small and personal.
Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm November 06, 2015
Looking to make hay from healthcare data? To turn raw numbers into real value? In this continuously-updated post, learn how experts at the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum are using clinical and business intelligence to drive quality improvements, efficiency gains and cost savings.
Marcus Thames of the Detroit Tigers
By Mike Miliard 08:59 am November 06, 2015
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum on Thursday, one CMIO showed how healthcare data mining and baseball Sabermetrics have more in common than one might think. Both want to notch some big wins.
Digital data
By Kaiser Health News 08:29 am November 05, 2015
For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the individual patient. But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced -- and taught.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
By Jessica Davis 02:59 pm November 04, 2015
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health in Palo Alto, Calif. become the only children's hospital enterprise in Northern California to receive the prestigious Stage 7 Award and the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
Heart with heart rate line
By Bernie Monegain 09:22 am November 03, 2015
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has launched a new research center to evaluate and transform care for cardiovascular conditions.

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