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According to first quarter federal reports, Google participated in lobbying efforts aimed at allowing the sale of electronic medical records in the economic stimulus legislation. This contradicts the Internet giant's earlier response to Consumer Watchdog, a California-based, non-profit consumer education and advocacy organization, that their claims...

A guaranteed way to increase your company's sales is to have a system in place to manage your sales activities. Having a custom relationship management (CRM) system that is easy and gets used by the sales team is a great step towards that goal. Businesses are...

The U.S. Senate has approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The 65-31 vote means all members of President Obama's cabinet now are in place. Sebelius has much on her plate as HHS, still without...

A Milwaukee-based health care organization has launched a technology-driven biobank at one of its hospitals that aims to link science, technology and patient care. Aurora Health Care’s Open-Source Robotic Biorepository and Informatics Technology (or ORBIT) databank could help determine whether patients may benefit from a...

This recession has spared no group of workers when it comes to losing jobs, with white-collar workers who seemed nearly immune to past economic downturns standing in unemployment lines with their blue-collar counterparts. Still, there's a clear “education gap” in the national jobless statistics - and...

Google launched a new search tool yesterday designed to help Web users find public data that is often buried in hard-to-navigate government Web sites. The tool, called Google Public Data, is the latest in the company's efforts to make information from federal, state and local governments...

Kathleen Sebelius begins her first day today as Department of Health and Human Services secretary, having garnered Senate confirmation Tuesday evening in a 65-31 vote. During debate on her nomination earlier that day, Senate Democrats had praised Sebelius as possessing impeccable credentials for the challenges...

Microsoft's HealthVault technology will be used as the foundation for Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a personal health record service that the Mayo Clinic will use to allow patients to monitor their conditions and share information with their caregivers. Google already has a number of agreements...