Nurses are using new media to collaborate, even when the participants are on opposite sides of the globe.
Denise Amrich, RN explores the intersection between health and technology, and does her best to help techies get and stay healthy...one blog post at a time.
Denise Amrich is a Registered Nurse who also has 20 years of operations, logistics, and editorial management experience. She is the health care advisor for the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, and a mentor for the Virtual Campus at Florida's Brevard Community College.Denise co-founded ZATZ Publishing, and has been the managing editor for its magazines since 1997. She was previously the managing editor for a number of Ziff-Davis technology publications.Nothing Denise writes is meant to be a substitute for medical advice, and shouldn't be considered as such. If you are in need of medical help, please see your doctor.
One of the more interesting trends is the use of smartphones to stay healthy. We have two stories this week on the mobile smartphone health movement, plus health IT news the world over.
This week, we kick off our inaugural edition of ZDNet Health IT Roundup, a summary of all the health news covered by ZDNet's worldwide team of reporters and analysts. There's some fascinating reads inside, so click on in.
Three separate reports out this month describe jumps in deal flow and capital availability for healthcare IT-related ventures.
New big data-based performance tracking systems take qualitative analysis somewhat out of the equation in favor of quantitative analysis.
This is an amazing story about how the Google compute engine is changing the way genomes are sequenced and explored.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is happening, and states are getting ready to implement it. But will those who need insurance the most be able to use the Health Insurance Exchange websites?
If you're interested in implementing a powerful EHR environment but don't want to pay commercial prices, this article contains some great resources.
Increased demand for clinical systems is expected to fuel growth in the North American healthcare IT segment by more than $10 billion in the next five years.
Your smartphone can help you to understand more about your body by recording dynamic data from various smartphone-enabled health sensors.
Doctor's were able to print a special custom airway for a 20-month-old baby and save his life.
NASA wants a prototype printer that can make a 3D edible pizza, kind of like a real-life food replicator.
Denise Amrich, ZDNet's resident RN, takes us on a visual tour of the medical conditions affecting the vocal cords of Google CEO Larry Page, the voice of Google.
Here we go again. Yet another hospital loses confidential patient information due to carelessness.
In the healthcare world, subject to both HIPAA and HITECH regulations, security is critically important. This article dives into the Windows 8 security models and shows how Windows 8 provides strong security for healthcare deployments.
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- 1 Funny top ten list about useless studies will give you a chuckle
- 2 The dark side of those bright detergent pacs: kids being poisoned
- 3 Traveling with a THR (total hip replacement) in the age of the TSA
- 4 Free and open source healthcare software for your practice
- 5 Heart-in-a-box: transporting a live, beating heart to transplant patients