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Google, Oracle Donating Engineering Help to Healthcare.gov

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Meanwhile, a CBS report suggests only a few hundred people signed up for healthcare via the troubled Website in its first few days. continue…

Healthcare.gov’s New Woe: Datacenter Failure

The current issues affect not only the Website run by the federal government, but also the state-based online exchanges. continue…

White House Scrambling to Fix Healthcare.gov

Based on sheer size alone, it’s the IT management crisis of the decade. continue…

Lessons From the Feds’ Healthcare.gov Fiasco

The debacle offers some handy lessons in project management for Websites and portals of any size. continue…

Growth Spurs Need for Healthcare Informatics Specialists

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Some 50,000 jobs in healthcare informatics need to be filled within the next five to seven years, according to the University of Illinois at Chicago. In an infographic, The Intersection of Healthcare and IT, the university also projects a 21 percent increase in healthcare IT jobs between 2010 and 2020. Health informatics is defined as “the science behind the convergence of healthcare, information technology and business.” Put another way, it’s about IT-based innovations that can help with management, planning and… continue…

What Healthcare.gov and GTA Online Have in Common

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When you launch an online service for millions of people, expect some glitches. continue…

GE Healthcare Devoting $2 Billion to Analytics Development

GE Healthcare’s effort is part and parcel of GE’s larger “Industrial Internet” initiative. continue…

Rising to the Challenges of Healthcare BI

Improving patient outcomes is an obvious key goal of healthcare—and one that BI can help. continue…

GNS Healthcare, Aetna Team on Analytics to Combat Metabolic Syndrome

GNS Healthcare and Aetna will use a data-analytics platform to model which individuals are at risk of developing metabolic syndrome. continue…

Healthcare IT Is Feeling Just Fine

No matter how America’s great healthcare debate finally ends (if it ever does), one thing’s for sure: regulations that are forcing health records to go electronic should yield an almost total transformation of electronic health records (EHR) within about five years. With organizations looking to EHR to cut costs and improve the coordination of patient care, as well as a recent Supreme Court decision that upholds the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the path is clear for… continue…