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Worries about security, interoperability and patient rights are complicating the health care industry's transition to digital health care applications and electronic medical records. HALF MOON BAY, Calif.—The need to move to modern computer technology including cloud computing to enable the transition to digital health care and...

Independent medical groups are accusing big hospital-based networks — including Yale-New Haven Health System — of using their electronic health records as a tool to coerce practices to join them while punishing those who remain out of network. These accusations led Connecticut in June to become...

MILWAUKEE — Power outages. Crashed government service websites. Pilfered personal information from corporate or government databases. A world increasingly interconnected through the Internet also provides numerous opportunities for individuals or groups to visit malice or mischief upon people, businesses, utilities and government agencies....

EMRs help improve patient safety, research, clinical outcomes for 10 neurological disorders The healthcare IT industry has been vigorously touting President Obama's precision medicine initiative all year, ever since he announced it in the State of the Union address. No doubt, IT's enthusiasm for precision medicine is...

A new app wants to make it easier for you to chat to your colleagues. Called Blind, the app lets you to have anonymous conversations with coworkers about your workplace, without the fear of your conversations being intersected or overheard by your employer. It’s a...

Pessimists believe that the United States has peaked as a superpower and is falling behind in education, research and development, and economic growth. They say the country’s best days are behind it. Fortunately, they are wrong. Not only is the United States leading a technology revolution...