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Man pushing cloud computing button
By John Andrews 09:57 am April 21, 2014
Seems like the sky is the limit for cloud computing, whether it is to replace servers, manage mobile apps or handle system recovery. Cloud vendors are constantly coming up with new ways to utilize a platform that seemed like little more than vapor five years ago.
By John Andrews 01:00 am April 18, 2014
Seems like the sky is the limit for cloud computing, whether it is to replace servers, manage mobile apps or handle system recovery. Cloud vendors are constantly coming up with new ways to utilize a platform that seemed like little more than vapor five years ago.
By Erin McCann 10:57 am March 31, 2014
A new report emphasizing a correlation between digital technology and company performance or profitably spanning 11 different industries underscores a few surprising things about the healthcare sector and its digital IQ.
Gamification comes to clinicians
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 17, 2014
There's been a lot of talk in the past few years -- some would say too much, and way too excited -- about gamification.
Twitter tested as monitor of HIV risk.
By Bernie Monegain 07:00 am March 03, 2014
A new UCLA-led study suggests that real-time social media such as Twitter could be used to track HIV and drug related behavior to detect potential outbreaks -- and ultimately, as a tool for prevention efforts.
By InterSystems 03:03 pm January 29, 2014
Dominick Bizzarro, RPh, Managing Director, leads the development and implementation of business strategies for InterSystems’ HealthShare offerings. Here, he talks analytics, Big Data and IT infrastructure.
By Frank Irving 01:07 pm January 27, 2014
The Connected Patient Learning Gallery, new to HIMSS14, will give attendees an up-close look at technology tools that address communication, education and transaction management aspects of provider-patient engagement.
Payers embracing consumer technology
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am January 21, 2014
As they try to get a better handle on population health management and member engagement, payers are increasingly looking to consumer-facing technologies for help, according to the latest report from Chilmark Research.
Ed Marx is 2013 CIO of the Year
By Mike Miliard 08:21 am January 14, 2014
Edward W. Marx, senior vice president and chief information officer at Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit healthcare delivery systems in the U.S., has been named the 2013 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year, an award given jointly by CHIME and HIMSS.
Hospital goes social, puts 'paper last'
By Neil Versel 08:05 am December 05, 2013
In opening its new, flagship hospital in the state capital last month, MaineGeneral Medical Center took a bit of a gamble promoting the $312 million Alfond Center for Health on Facebook.

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