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Industrial Internet Can't Succeed Without Big Data and Cloud, GE Says

Hear the phrases 'Industrial Internet' or 'Internet of Things' and you probably think of billions of connected devices. That's all well and good, but without the computing power to assess all the data coming from these devices, GE suggests that enterprises won't realize the full potential of the industrial Internet. Full Story »
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3D Printing a New Face, or Liver, Isn't That Far Off

Scientists are already 3D printing different kinds of tissue, from skin to livers, and someday they say it will be commonplace to simply print out a body part when needed.

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Feds Aim to Regulate Healthcare IT While Doing No Harm to Innovation

A joint report from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Communications Commission provides guidance on how the government intends to regulate clinical healthcare applications without stifling innovation.

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Scientists Battle Cancer with Nanoballoons and Lasers

Scientists are working with nanoballoons that are popped by lasers to target chemotherapy treatments directly at cancerous tumors.

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Startup's Stethoscope Adapter Gets to the Heart of the Matter

Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones

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Healthcare.gov Experiences Maintenance Outage on Deadline Day

Technicians took the site down in order to fix a software bug

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Forrester Outlines IT Imperatives for Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers such hospitals, medical offices and clinics face an unsettling reality, according to a recent Forrester report: Embrace the cloud, big data, mobile and other emerging technology or get acquired by a healthcare organization that's successfully been there and done that.

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Reforms Promised, Officials Removed Following Audit of Troubled Obamacare Site Built By Oracle

The report finds both Oracle's consulting team and state officials are culpable for problems with the site

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Healthcare.gov: Proceed at Your Own Risk

Nearly six months after the Obamacare rollout, the agency in charge of its website, Healthcare.gov, says it is reasonably secure.

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Compact Breath Sniffer Could Warn of Diabetes

If you're worried about being out of shape, or suspect you might have a disease like diabetes, just breathe into this Toshiba tube.

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Being a Successful Healthcare CIO Requires Vision

Today's healthcare IT leaders have a lot on their plates. The rush to digitize is hitting them hard -- but one CIO says it's shortsighted to simply focus on technology itself, not on the fundamental industry changes that tech will bring.

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Vodafone, Astrazeneca Partner on Mobile Health Care Services

Mobile health care has the potential to save billions, but is a complicated sector, analyst says

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Court Approves First-of-its-Kind Data Breach Settlement

Courts have generally tended to dismiss consumer class-action lawsuits filed against companies that suffer data breaches if victims can't show that the the breach directly caused a financial hit.

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Apple's Rumored Healthbook App Will Reportedly Look a Lot Like Passbook

Healthbook can reportedly track your vitals, which would position the iWatch light years ahead of other wearables.

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Windows XP Can Put SOX, HIPAA, Credit Card Security-Compliance at Risk

When Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next month businesses that have to comply with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards as well as healthcare and financial standards may find themselves out of compliance unless they call in some creative fixes, experts say.