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  • Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?

    By Alison Diana Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 — most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along. …read more

  • Doctors Learn To Give Up Faxes

    By Alison Diana Here’s how one accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors. …read more

  • CIO: No longer just ‘the IT guy’

    By Bernie Monegain In chess, the positional play is characterized by long-term maneuvering — strategic moves. It’s exactly what is being required of healthcare CIOs today. Over the past decade, the role has changed from technology manager to valued strategic player, one who helps drive transformational change and who is welcome at the …read more

  • Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

    By Thomas Claburn Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. …read more

  • Google Glass Goes Public

    By Thomas Claburn Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. …read more

  • Big data doesn’t have to be ‘Star Wars’

    By Mike Miliard Event Call out Event Teaser: Business Intelligence will …read more

  • Kathleen Sebelius: Failed IT Project Manager?

    By David F Carr Sebelius didn’t write the code for HealthCare.gov, but she is paying the price for failing to oversee those who did. …read more

  • Quest Opens Direct Access To Lab Results

    By David F Carr Quest Diagnostics capitalizes on regulatory change and gives patients access to their own lab results on the web and mobile devices, boosting its own EHR software in the process. …read more

  • MapR Brings Spark In-Memory Analysis To Hadoop

    By Doug Henschen MapR adds Apache Spark to its Hadoop distribution to power machine learning plus ad hoc, graph, and streaming analysis. Databricks partners on support. …read more

  • Explorys Cloud Services Power Accountable Care Organizations

    By David F Carr Explorys uses combination of big data and specific patient data to improve care, lower costs. …read more