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By Diana Manos 10:12 am April 29, 2013
ConnectedLiving, which works to help senior citizens live richer, more connected lives through the use of technology, has announced a partnership with CDW Healthcare, which will help provide internet connectivity to assisted living communities.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am April 28, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombings last month, and the aftermath, were horrific, senseless and life changing.
By Pamela Dixon 12:00 am April 28, 2013
The pressure to innovate is on as healthcare looks at how to meet the new business demands of moving to pay for performance and quality measures. Part of that process may be the retooling of the Health IT leadership team.
Boston Marathon
By Bernie Monegain 08:05 am April 17, 2013
CIOs from three of Boston's elite hospitals discuss the role health information technology has played in responding to the two-part bombing that stopped the Boston Marathon in its tracks on April 15. The horrific tragedy sent hundreds of gravely wounded runners and bystanders to hospitals, where communication and coordination proved critical to...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am April 15, 2013
Premier healthcare alliance members and executives traveled to Capitol Hill last month to let lawmakers know what the alliance's member hospitals have been doing to help transform care across the country.
Scott Atnip
By Kaiser Health News 10:31 am April 08, 2013
The plan to insure as many as 27 million Americans under the federal health law beginning this fall will be the biggest expansion of health coverage since that launch. But six months before the process begins, questions are mounting about the scope and adequacy of efforts to reach out to consumers.
patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 10:56 am April 05, 2013
Axial Exchange, a developer of patient engagement technologies, unveiled this week its Patient Engagement Index, which ranks U.S. hospitals based on how involved their patient communities are with their own care.
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am March 15, 2013
Analytics technologies, especially tools that track population health, are the chief investment priority for organizations pursuing accountable care, according to a new report from IDC Health Insights.
By Healthcare IT News 02:25 pm February 28, 2013
For organizers of the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, social media at this year's gathering is all about one thing: #connectivity.
By Mike Miliard 11:18 am February 25, 2013
The sixth Global Information Security Workforce Study, conducted by (ISC)2 shows that a shortage of information security professionals is having an adverse impact on healthcare and other industries, even as vulnerabilities such as mobile devices and social media are on the rise.

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