Do Cities Need Texting Zones?
New York state is planning pull-over texting "zones" on some of its highways to reduce driving accidents. Should cities follow suit?
Feds Warm Up To LinkedIn
Government IT managers have been cautious about using LinkedIn, but odds are activity will soon rise due to federal travel restrictions and greater comfort with the platform.
Cerner, Intermountain Partner On EHRs
Healthcare IT vendor and Intermountain to collaborate on activity-based costing, expected to help accountable care organizations measure cost of care.
Will EHRs Ever Help Small Practices?
So far, evidence suggests that health IT benefits mostly hospitals and practices with deep pockets. That could change if small practices get more EHR training.
Tech Glitches Trip Obamacare Exchange Launches
Several state health insurance exchanges say their websites might not be 100% functional on Oct. 1 launch date because of bugs that incorrectly calculate policy prices, among other problems.
ERP Is A People Problem
If there's an enterprise resource planning project in your future, beware the foot draggers and sandbaggers
Apple Updates Its iMac
Apple spruces up its venerable desktop PC with faster processors, faster wireless networking and faster storage technology.
DATA Transparency Bill Needs More Work
Proposed legislation aims to improve data accountability and transparency in government. Revisions have improved the bill, but some elements still need attention.
Outsourcing Vs. Insourcing: You Need Both
Reshored IT services are on the rise, but your company might be best served by "rightsourcing" -- using a combination of insourcing and outsourcing based on your needs.
ACOs Need Claims Data For Analytics, Expert Says
Accountable care organizations will use data from payers to manage population health for next 10 to 15 years, predicts Jonathan Weiner, professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Data Scientists Talk Privacy Worries
88% of data scientists surveyed say yes, you should worry about all that personal data being collected. They also strongly support ethics codes for data use.
Apple Hackers Rate iPhone 5s Security
Apple will soon release the iPhone 5s, and hackers plan to test these 6 exploit techniques on the smartphone. Will the fingerprint scanner hold them off?
Medicine Must Get Social
Patients find a lot of good -- and bad -- healthcare information online. That's why doctors need to be as digitally literate as their patients.