IT

Many of the world’s largest technology companies have spent the last five years searching in vain for the holy grail, a machine to succeed the smartphone as the next must-have gadget. They have made digital watches and fitness trackers, all manner of computerized glasses and goggles,...

Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner talks interoperability, patient portals, and the critical importance of patient-centered healthcare. The annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition may be best known for bringing together tens of thousands of excited health IT experts with big data and ambitious new innovations on their...

Experts say bringing different health systems under one umbrella requires working with disparate levels of technology. LAS VEGAS - The Staten Island Performing Provider System is running into all of the challenges inherent in implementing a value-based model for Medicaid payment reform in New York State. The...

Screens, it seems, are everywhere these days. Printers and watches, tablets and smartphones all have high-resolution digital displays; front rooms and shared spaces across the globe are being furnished with increasingly large monitors. It’s a consequence of the relationship between increasing fabrication quality and falling...

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and a parade of other technology companies filed a barrage of court briefs on Thursday, aiming to puncture the United States government’s legal arguments against Apple in a case that will test the limits of the authorities’ access to personal data. The...

Will this new take on Second Life bring about a renewed interest in the concept of virtual worlds? Since 2003, members of Linden Lab’s virtual world Second Life have been able to participate in an immersive reality filled with nightclubs, art exhibits, shopping malls, in-world corporate...