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IT execs worry too much about data quality by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When we asked IT leaders what's the single biggest opportunity facing CIOs, the one cited the most among the nine choices we gave was "using data to drive new products and g ... Read on »
Business Model Innovation: Trader Joe’s business model wins in a world with excessive choices by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy All too often the rationally best alternative comes with subtle trade-offs that reduce the emotional benefits of your purchase. Take the Acura I purchased owing to the high ... Read on »
Silicon Valley firm acquires TomoTherapy for $277 million by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Accuray, a Sunnyvale, Calif. radiosurgery company, and TomoTherapy Incorporated, a provider of advanced radiation therapy solutions for cancer care, have announced that they ... Read on »
How Lands' End's CIO made the case for cloud by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Lands' End has been doing Web commerce since 1995, and most of its revenue flows through its Web site today. It has been an early adopter of a number of e-retail technologie ... Read on »
Social Meteor: Fiverr.com offers great value, but bogus testimonial are costly by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy What do a Shakespearean sonnet, a man in a banana suit, and a message written in spaghetti on toast have in common? They’re all objects that can drive social interaction. An ... Read on »
Wisconsin Blizzard vs. Data Center: How Marquette Won by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As blizzards raged across the Midwest in January, snow piled up on the data center roof at Marquette University and wreaked havoc with cooling systems. Here's how Microsoft' ... Read on »
Ambulatory EMR sales shoot up again by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One-third of physician practices and community health clinics are poised to replace their electronic medical record systems, according to research firm KLAS. The replacement ... Read on »
Consumer tech is coming to the workplace, so stop fighting it! by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A lot has been written about the "consumerization" of IT and the flood of mobile and social networking products into the workplace. There are many reasons that the deluge fr ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: The iPad 2 is coming, so are you a technology climber or a proven early adopter? by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As technology becomes consumer technology it also becomes fashion. The technology you own is now part of your persona rather than the toolset you use to be productive. Just ... Read on »
Can the healthcare industry handle all this IT? by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The recent HIMSS11 trade show, the premier event in healthcare IT, exuded all the trappings of a thriving industry: more than 1,000 exhibitors, from giants like IBM, Microso ... Read on »
IBM showcases patient portal technology by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy IBM unveiled its new patient portal on Thursday, one designed to boost patients' involvement in their care and expand the types of information, alerts, recommendations and i ... Read on »