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Let’s Build A Drug! Biopharma Startup Launches Crowdsourcing Tool To Pick Compounds

Stephanie Baum | MedCity News | October 24, 2012

A biopharma startup believes that when it comes to deciding what conditions it should develop drugs to treat, the decision should be left to a public vote. Read More »

Limited EHR Access To Lead Patients To Switch Providers?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | September 17, 2013

As eligible hospitals and professionals in the EHR Incentive Programs already know, Stage 2 Meaningful Use ups the ante on patient engagement by requiring these providers to exceed certain thresholds for patient access to health information. But why should providers care about EHR patient access? Read More »

Majority Of Surveyed Docs Using Mobile Devices In Practices

Joseph Conn | | July 23, 2013

Mobile computing devices are becoming almost as much of an essential tool in U.S. physician practices as the exam table, according to a new survey. Read More »

Many CIOs Support IT Reform Legislation

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | May 2, 2013

Many government chief information officers think a proposed congressional overhaul that would give them broader authority over how their agencies buy information technology is a “step in the right direction,” according to TechAmerica’s CIO Insights survey released Thursday. Read More »

Most Doctors Don’t Meet U.S. Push For Electronic Records

Alex Nussbaum | Bloomberg | June 4, 2013

Fewer than 1 in 10 doctors used electronic records last year to U.S. standards, according to a survey that shows the challenge facing a multibillion-dollar effort to digitize the health system for improved patient care. Read More »

OECD 2012 Economic Survey of the United States: The United States Needs to Foster Education and Innovation to Keep Its Cutting Edge

Don McCanne | Physicians for a National Health Program | June 26, 2012

So what does an economic survey of the United States have to do with health care? Simply that we cannot expect to have a superior health care system that serves everyone well if we don't fulfill our citizen obligation to demand greater government oversight and intervention in education, employment, and especially in the intolerable rise in income inequality. Current trends in the United States are not encouraging.

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Open Source Is Taking Over The Software World, Survey Says

Katherine Noyes | PCWorld | April 17, 2013

It's been only a few weeks since the Linux Foundation released its report that enterprise use of Linux continues to rise, but on Wednesday fresh data came out that suggests the same is true of open source software in general. Read More »

Professional Engineers And Hobbyists Will Increase Reliance On Open Source Hardware And Software In 2013, According To Element14 Study

Press Release | element14 | June 26, 2013

Study unveils high level of crossover between hobbyists and professional engineers in use of dev kits and open source hardware and software Read More »

Survey: Physicians Say EMRs A Key Factor To Their Declining Income

Jasmine Pennic | HIT Consultant | July 3, 2013

Physicians feel reimbursement, EMRs and hospital employment as key factors to limiting physician pay according to a recent survey by Medicus Firm. The survey entitled, 2013 Physician Practice Preference and Relocation Survey was conducted with over 2,500 doctors revealed several workforce trends and practice preferences. Read More »

The Quality of Open Source Code Increases Adoption

Jason Hibbets | | June 19, 2012

Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) attendees are not only learning about new trends in open source, but also hearing the results of the Future of Open Source Software Survey. The survey results were announced during a panel discussion of experts led by Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners. Read More »

U.S. Distrust in Media Hits New High

Lymari Morales | Gallup Politics | September 21, 2012

Americans' distrust in the media hit a new high this year, with 60% saying they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly. Distrust is up from the past few years, when Americans were already more negative about the media than they had been in years prior to 2004.

VETERANS’ CORNER: VA Medical Centers Make 2013 ‘Most Wired’ List

Jim Vines | Weatherford Democrat | August 4, 2013

The 2013 “Most Wired” hospitals named the Department of Veterans Affairs, representing 152 VA medical centers, to its list. Read More »

Why Electronic Medical Records Are Failing To Meet Expectations

Holly May | HIT Consultant | May 10, 2013

Once celebrated as the next big thing in the healthcare world, electronic medical records (EMRs) have a long way to go in terms of physician satisfaction, according to survey data from AmericanEHR Partners released in March at HIMSS 2013. Read More »

You Don’t Need an Exciting Mission to Foster Innovation

Brittany Ballenstedt | NextGov | July 23, 2012

Technology has dramatically transformed the way federal employees perform their jobs --from cloud computing to telework --but when to comes to finding new, innovative ways of doing things, most feds lack the appropriate support. Read More »