Cloud computing

By Bernie Monegain 08:40 am June 04, 2015
When it comes to providing the right care to the right patient in record time, the nation's policymakers, researchers, doctors and nurses seem on the verge of critical mass, or what author Malcolm Gladwell would call "the tipping point."
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By Mike Miliard 11:03 am June 01, 2015
Premier, Inc. has launched a new software-as-a-service tool aimed at helping health systems better gather and manage community-level health data to develop targeted interventions for patient populations.
By Patty Enrado 07:53 am June 01, 2015
(SPONSORED) The healthcare industry is undergoing a "complete revolution," based on all the data about our health and wellness that is being collected on a daily basis, according to Kurt Roemer, chief security strategist at Citrix.
Doctors and tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am May 28, 2015
Two reports from two separate research firms -- Kalorama and Black Book Rankings -- indicate the market for EMRs is still healthy, even as incentives for meaningful use dwindle and a large shift in vendor market share occurs.
Tug of war
By Robert Wachter, MD 08:19 am May 26, 2015
"Both Epic and athena are justifiably proud of their products and their people, and both defend their worldview with great passion and (particularly in athena's case) no shortage of hyperbole. Did I really need to choose sides?"
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By Patty Enrado 09:59 am May 14, 2015
While Jackson Health System CISO Connie Barrera's main job is ensuring security, she must also balance functionality and consumption. If a secure technology is not easy to use, she says, clinicians and staff aren't going to use it.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am May 12, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total of $300,000 in funding for the projects.
Cloud with gears
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am May 07, 2015
Healthcare is among the top industries that could be impacted by the emerging phenomenon of cloud-based robotics, according to a new research report from Frost & Sullivan.
Money and stethoscope
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am April 20, 2015
The National Institutes of Health's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center is awarding $20 billion for IT work. The money will be disbursed among 65 companies across the country.
Padlock on computer chip
By John Andrews 06:53 pm April 14, 2015
Speaker Jeff Bell offered a bit of irony at the start of his cybercrime program Tuesday morning by admitting he left his cell phone in a taxi cab the day before, one of the most preventable causes of data breaches.

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