December 2009

Financial Health Check Up: Corralling Theft in Medical Practices

January 13, 2010

Columns

There's a great scene in the movie The Big Chill where the main characters are having a discussion on the topic of rationalizations. One individual comments that he doesn't know anyone who could get through the day without two or three juicy rationalizations.

Many Voices Are Speaking Up about Social Media in Healthcare, but Is the FDA Listening?

January 13, 2010

Feature Articles

The FDA public hearings on the use of the Internet and social media to promote FDA-regulated medical products drew hundreds of presenters and thousands of written comments. Although the FDA isn't expected to issue formal rules or guidance until late next year at the earliest, the initial response among stakeholders has been positive.

Seven Things to Know about Windows 7

January 13, 2010

Feature Articles

In the wake of the debacle that was Vista, all eyes have been on Microsoft and its eagerly awaited Windows 7. Does the new operating system correct Vista's fatal flaws (incompatibility, sluggishness, and annoying notifications), while making significant improvements on XP in terms of ease of use and organization? Read on to find out.

How Tweet it Is - A Look Back at the Year in Healthcare Social Media

January 13, 2010

Cover Story

2009 may very well be looked back on as the year that social media �nally came into its own in healthcare. Compared to how things were a couple years ago, the current level of penetration, acceptance, and utilization of social media tools of all stripes within healthcare is striking. Here, we present summaries of some of the biggest stories and trends in healthcare social media from 2009.

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