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The Medical Record of the Future: Part II

The current path of progress of the EHR, with its concentration on “meaningful use,” and an intellectual property regime that does not fully exploit the capacity for innovation by end-users is approaching an evolutionary dead-end. It is time to treat the EHR as what it should be: an integral part of medical care that has limitless potential for maximizing the use of information acquired in the provision of health care, and not an impediment to optimal care and a bugaboo for the physician. Read More »

The Promise Of A New Internet

Adrienne Lafrance | The Atlantic | June 10, 2014

People tend to talk about the Internet the way they talk about democracy—optimistically, and in terms that describe how it ought to be rather than how it actually is...For years, Internet advocates have been asking what regulatory measures might help save the open, innovation-friendly Internet...

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ThoughtWorks Sells Out Third Annual XConf Manchester

Press Release | ThoughWorks, XConf | July 25, 2016

ThoughtWorks, the leading global, digital transformation consultancy, sold out its third annual tech conference, XConf, in Manchester on Thursday 14th July - another sign that Manchester's tech community continues to thrive and grow. From building a LEGO set to demonstrate software development, to illustrating the history of blockchain as a spotlight on the future, the one-day conference addressed the hottest trends and topics in technology right now...

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WordPress Lets Bloggers Pay With Bitcoin, Citing Open Access

Brian Browdie and Marc Hochstein | American Banker | November 15, 2012

The world's most popular web publishing platform has begun accepting Bitcoin, an international digital currency and payment system with no central issuing authority. Read More »

Would Jonas Salk Join The Open-Source Movement?

Jess Bolluyt | Tech CheatSheet | October 28, 2014

...While Salk’s lasting impression on medicine and its place in society is obvious, his philosophy on the patent-free development of the polio vaccine — and its applicability to the increasing influence of technology on biological and biomedical research — is also an important part of what he left behind...

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Your Money or Your PHI: HHS Issues New Guidance on Ransomware

Jocelyn Samuels | HHS Blog | July 11, 2016

To help health care entities better understand and respond to the threat of ransomware, the HHS Office for Civil Rights has released new HIPAA guidance. One of the biggest current threats to health information privacy is the serious compromise of the integrity and availability of data caused by malicious cyber-attacks on electronic health information systems, such as through ransomware. The FBI has reported an increase in ransomware attacks and media have reported a number of ransomware attacks on hospitals...

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