September 2007

Downtime: Hi, I'm a PC... and I'm a Mac

February 13, 2008

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We've all seen the series of commercials pitting Apple against the PC, and although I admit they're clever and bring up some good points, I'd like to set the record straight and say that I will...

The HIT Contrarian: What Pay for What Performance?

February 13, 2008

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Pay for Performance (P4P) is all the rage in Congress and among employers, insurance companies, some patient advocacy groups, and certain headquarters of organized medicine. P4P currently utilizes...

Covering Your Assets: Why Hedge Funds Are a Losing Bet

February 13, 2008

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Are hedge funds a smart choice for today's investor? You've no doubt heard about the woes of the subprime market, but no one knows at this point how wide and how deep this iceberg will turn out to be.

Tech Talk: Good Tech Help Is Not So Hard to Find

February 13, 2008

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A few months ago, one of my friends experienced the misery of a complete computer meltdown. He installed a software program and then everything crashed; he couldn't even get his computer to boot up.

The Health Giants Are Coming! What's a Doc To Do?

February 13, 2008

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Last year, hospitals, foundations, drug companies, and other large healthcare organizations were confused and bewildered by social media. Most could not understand why healthcare providers...

TechSectors: Mobile Devices Provide Security

February 13, 2008

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As healthcare organizations strive to comply with privacy and data requirements, they are increasingly looking to identify and implement remote access control solutions. These are necessary...

Illustrated: Death of the Steth?

February 13, 2008

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Although stethoscopes have been around for nearly two centuries (Laennec invented the first model in 1816; it looked like a wooden trumpet), at first glance it would seem that not much has changed...

Wired for Success: Practices Prosper by Going Paperless

February 13, 2008

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Walk into the practice of family physician John Wilson, MD, in Daly City, CA, and you'll notice something unusual: It's a tiny space. Wilson uses just half of a 1,000-square-foot office for his solo..

Shhhh! (10 Secrets the EHR Companies Don't Want You to Know)

February 13, 2008

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Getting physicians to use an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is not an easy task. Getting them to fork over thousands of dollars for one is even harder and yet EHR companies have demonstrated...