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Mistrust of motives hampers health IT

The key to protecting privacy is to eliminate the motive for violating it.

26 Nov 2010 2:57 pm
Privacy fears slow health IT push

Until we settle on a unique identifier for all personal databases privacy is unachievable.

24 Nov 2010 1:44 pm
Reform attention turns to business models

We know what works. The only question is what will make it happen, the private sector or the political system.

23 Nov 2010 1:32 pm
Allscripts has not launched open source medicine

AllScripts did not introduce open source to health IT. It opened an app store.

22 Nov 2010 12:37 pm
IBM convinced clouds are the way to health

Collecting EMR data on your patients by hand, and turning a hard drive into your file room, is not the future.

19 Nov 2010 1:05 pm
Can HealthPoint model work in America

It's sort of an Amway model, only more systematized. The question is whether paranoia over privacy and the qualifications of the outreach staff would ever allow this to go forward in America.

18 Nov 2010 1:13 pm
MedTera does its best on patient education

MedTera uses a sponsorship business model with publishing metrics to increase patient compliance with medical directives.

17 Nov 2010 1:21 pm
Medicare hires CSC but with short leash

Berwick signed a short-leash computing contract and appointed a respected reformer to head his innovation unit just before testifying to Congress for the first time since his recess appointment.

16 Nov 2010 2:55 pm
Autonomy to deliver diagnostic help with or without EMR

Autonomy can leverage your EMR system with decision support or deliver intelligent rules based on its own databases.

15 Nov 2010 6:30 am
SureScripts becoming a health ISP

SureScripts will soon deliver Continuity of Care Records (CCRs) on its network and enable secure e-mailing between doctors.

14 Nov 2010 1:54 pm
Networks predicted to dominate health IT

What is happening is similar to what Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters did in the finance space.

12 Nov 2010 11:03 am
How we get to the Health Internet

The Health Internet is coming on fast. Two open source projects are creating the standards industry will follow and the resulting change may be as sudden as the Web being spun.

11 Nov 2010 12:33 pm
Will the mHealth Lollapalooza move us forward

The folks at the the UN Foundation's mHealth Alliance are thrilled at what is happening at their annual meeting this week in Washington, D.C.

10 Nov 2010 2:33 pm
Breaking doctor resistance to health IT

If we can get all doctors using checklists, all doctors working as teammates with nurses and other staff, then accepting the aid of software becomes a lower hurdle.

9 Nov 2010 1:22 pm
The impressive growth of Open Health Tools

Secure, reliable messaging on HL7, under open source, will give the medical software field a common language

8 Nov 2010 2:07 pm
Medicine starts to see down side of patents

The folks at Zynx may be saints, anxious only to protect their own software algorithms, but what if the company should fail?

5 Nov 2010 1:29 pm
AT&T set to serve the Health Internet

AT&T would seem perfectly positioned to be a health ISP but whether it will play fair in the market remains to be seen.

4 Nov 2010 12:59 pm
Health care the new playground for identity thieves

If you're in the medical field you are a merchant, and you need a merchant's data security.

2 Nov 2010 1:26 pm
Healthvault enters China market

Microsoft is not the first U.S. software company to make a deal for China.

1 Nov 2010 12:10 pm
Public attitudes remain a barrier to health IT

How can smartphone technology do its wonders for medicine if lawyers obsessed with privacy are standing in the way?

31 Oct 2010 1:38 pm