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'CMS has left physicians without any guidance or assurances that they will be capable of meeting program requirements' In the continued absence of a meaningul use final rule, physicians have been left hanging, according to the American Medical Association, which is calling for an "automatic hardship...

SAN FRANCISCO — Marco Zappacosta runs an Internet start-up called Thumbtack that matches plumbers, yoga instructors and other workers with jobs, putting him in the middle of what is called the “gig economy.” Now, that position has made him in demand with a group of...

Government workers see their own agencies as a bigger cybersecurity threat than hackers from China or Russia, according to a new survey. The Obama administration has worked to boost the networks of the federal government, which have endured a string of data breaches in recent years,...

All businesses must labor, to one degree or another, under a certain amount of mythology. Some are general myths, such as “We’re good friends and work well together, so let’s form a partnership!” Some are more specific, such as “I’m a great cook. I should start...

If you ever applied for device financing or service from T-Mobile anytime in the last two years, your personal information might have been stolen by hackers. T-Mobile says as many as 15 million people may have been affected by the data breach, an attack that didn't...

When health information technology tools support medical diagnostic teams, they can improve diagnoses, says the Institute of Medicine. Yet there have been "few demonstrations that health IT actually improves diagnosis in clinical practice." Diagnostic errors can be reduced or averted by the use of health information...

Today’s “Factories of the Future” are shifting to Time-Based Thinking Based on Powerful Strategies Developed at the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM), University of Wisconsin-Madison. Even if you have a small family-owned business or your company is a division of a large multi-national...

From faculty recruitment to the new UW2020 WARF Discovery Initiative, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is investing in the future of UW–Madison. WARF, the nonprofit foundation that patents and commercializes campus inventions, has granted the university $58.5 million for the 2015-16 academic year. “WARF exists to...

Android 6.0 will come with some treats for developers. Google just unloaded a slew of announcements Tuesday in San Francisco, at an event covering new hardware products, new software features, and some new capabilites of interest to its enormous community of Android app developers....