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  • Ailing Obamacare site to get a 'tech surge'

    Posted October 20, 2013 - 6:14 pm

    The U.S. government is calling in reinforcements to help it fix
  • Can healthcare big data reality live up to its promise?

    Posted August 15, 2013 - 3:58 pm

    If any industry's ready to reap the benefits of analyzing reams of data from disparate sources, it's healthcare. But just because there's a will doesn't necessarily mean there's an easy way.
  • 6 big data analytics use cases for healthcare IT

    Posted April 23, 2013 - 11:32 am

    Making use of the petabytes of patient data that healthcare organizations possess requires extracting it from legacy systems, normalizing it and then building applications that can make sense of it. That's a tall order, but the facilities that pull it off can learn a lot.
  • Dell to buy medical cloud archiving company

    Posted December 22, 2010 - 6:02 pm

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  • Will cloud computing heal European healthcare?

    Posted December 10, 2010 - 2:24 pm

    In the last two week I had the pleasure to participate to the IBM Analyst Insights 2010 in Madrid and Microsoft Health User group European Summit in Brussels. These two different events -- the first dedicated to explaining to the IT analyst community the future company strategy across the various sectors and business areas including, of course, healthcare, and the second aimed more at comparing the opinions of various EMEA healthcare stakeholders on the development of healthcare ICT -- made me think about the evolution and exploitation of cloud computing in healthcare in the last 12-18 months.
  • Healthcare IT isn't living up to the hype

    Posted November 22, 2010 - 3:18 pm

    It's been 19 years since the prestigious Institute of Medicine urged greater adoption of computer systems in healthcare, and more than six years since then-President George W. Bush declared, "By computerizing health records, we can avoid dangerous medical mistakes, reduce costs and improve care."
  • Federal health claims database launch delayed over privacy worries

    Posted November 15, 2010 - 6:07 pm

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has pushed back the planned launch of a controversial health claims database to Dec. 15.
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