Information Technology (IT)

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An Overview Of The "Patent Trolls" Debate

Brian T. Yeh | Congressional Research Service | August 20, 2012

Congress has recently demonstrated significant ongoing interest in litigation by “patent assertion entities” (PAEs), which are colloquially known as “patent trolls” and sometimes referred to as “non-practicing entities” (NPEs)... Read More »

Analysis: IT Experts Question Architecture Of Obamacare Website

Sharon Begley | Reuters | October 5, 2013

Days after the launch of the federal government's Obamacare website, millions of Americans looking for information on new health insurance plans were still locked out of the system even though its designers scrambled to add capacity. Read More »

AnsibleWorks Raises $6 Million To Grow Popular Open Source Enterprise IT Automation Solution

Press Release | Menlo Ventures, AnsibleWorks | August 13, 2013

AnsibleWorks, Inc., the company behind Ansible, the popular Open Source IT automation solution, announced today the completion of a $6 million dollar round of funding led by Menlo Ventures. Read More »

AnsibleWorks Releases AWX: IT Orchestration And Application Deployment For The Enterprise

Press Release | AnsibleWorks | August 6, 2013

AnsibleWorks, Inc., the company behind Ansible, the popular Open Source IT application deployment and configuration management solution, announced today the release of AWX, the company's first commercial enterprise product, addressing the need for simple, powerful and secure IT automation on premise and in the cloud. Read More »

Are Federal IT Initiatives Strangling Agency Networks?

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | September 10, 2013

Dubbing the collective of federal IT efforts currently under way the “Big Five” in a report published Monday, MeriTalk found that the majority of agencies intend to deploy them within the next two years. Read More »

Are Hospitals Switching EHRs?

John Lynn | Hospital EMR and EHR | July 2, 2013

There’s definitely been a trend in EHR replacement that’s happening on the ambulatory side of the EHR market. Many ambulatory EHR practices are dropping their EHR and switching to another EHR. Read More »

Are Med Schools Failing Future Docs?

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | October 7, 2013

As the most-wired generation works toward their degrees – and gears up to practice in a whole new healthcare world – some are rethinking how much IT should be taught. Read More »

Assessing The Exchanges

Yuval Levin | National Review Online | October 17, 2013

Over the last few days, I have spoken in some detail about the state of the federal Obamacare exchanges with several officials of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (the HHS agency that is running the exchanges), and with a number of reasonably well placed insurance company officials in Washington... Read More »

Associations Call On ONC To Include Patient-Generated Data In Stage 3

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | December 5, 2013

As policymakers start designing the third phase of Meaningful Use, eight healthcare and IT groups are asking the ONC’s Health IT Policy Committee to commit to including patient-generated health data in the requirements. Read More »

Auditor Finds $300 Million In Duplicative IT Systems At 3 Agencies

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | September 12, 2013

A dozen duplicative information technology systems at three federal agencies have cost the government more than $300 million during the past five years, an auditor announced Thursday. Read More »

Axial Exchange Announces Design Enhancements To App

Matt Mattox | Axial Exchange | July 25, 2013

New Design Elements Put Individual Health Management Features Up Front; Simplifies UI and Consolidates Health System Resources Read More »

Baker Leaves VA With A Sharper Focus On IT

David Stegon | FedScoop | February 18, 2013

There are many federal information technology events that happen in Washington, D.C., but few are truly memorable. One of those was the morning of Oct. 8, 2009, when Roger Baker [...] took to the stage at an INPUT event in Tysons Corner to a standing room crowd of more than 700 industry executives just to see him talk. Read More »

Beacon Partners Study Finds Healthcare Executives Dissatisfied With Efforts To Measure ROI In IT Clinical Systems

Press Release | Beacon Partners | October 24, 2012

Healthcare management consulting firm Beacon Partners today announced the results of their recent survey, “Finding the ROI in Clinical IT Systems.” Read More »

BI & Analytics Tools Will Put The Meaning In Meaningful Use

Shahid N. Shah | Healthcare Technology Online | January 29, 2013

Meaningful Use (MU) entered our lexicon over the last few years centered on EHR software as if the usage of an application was important. Read More »

Big Data Skills Give Job Applicants Winning Edge In Almost Any Field

Pam Baker | FierceBigData | September 6, 2013

Job applicants with big data skills have the edge in securing employment these days. And, no, I'm not just talking about those looking for work in the analytics and IT fields. Big data is on its way to being every bit as pervasive as the Internet in almost every job... Read More »