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GE announced that it will spend $3 billion over the next six years on healthcare innovation that will help deliver better care to more people at lower cost. In addition, the company will commit $2 billion of financing and $1 billion in related GE technology...

Today I'm at the IBM Impact show in Vegas. I've made the trek to this SOA event ever since the first one in 2007. This time, IBM is making a concerted effort to link SOA and cloud computing. No surprise there: When it comes to...

Building on its four-year-old environmental effort, ecomagination, General Electric Co. is launching a $6 billion health care initiative focused on improving health care for more people at reduced cost. GE officials said the initiative, dubbed "healthymagination," is expected to result in the creation of low-cost health...

Dr. Barry Chaiken. co-chairman of WTN Media's seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference 09 kicked off the event Thursday afternoon speaking on “Social Networking: A New Tool to Engage the Clinical Community.” As the use of personal and professional social networking has exploded online in the...

The three most critical issues facing Illinois today are job erosion, education and network infrastructure. These issues aren't unique to Illinois, James Carlini observed on last week's Comcast 'Newsmakers' program on the CNN channel. ...

Because Medicare incentives under the federal stimulus law vary by type of hospital, rurals expect to see fewer dollars for health IT. Soon after Congress allocated upward of $19 billion in health information technology funding as part of the economic recovery package, a commentary from the...

Although more than fifty years old, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is gaining in market acceptance and market awareness. This was clearly demonstrated April 27-29 during the seventh annual RFID Journal Live Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. The show's new theme encouraged attendees to look at...

Competing and winning federal research and development (R&D) awards is a high-contact sport. Researching the agencies, laboratories, systems and business processes can be overwhelming. I have learned a few things along the way that may be valuable to companies considering federal funding to support their innovative...