Dana Blankenhorn

Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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Blame the patient first

Blame the patient first

But will anyone in a democratic society admit to this agenda? Who's going to tell a fat lady they must die because their cancer is their own fault. Who's going to tell that to a smoker, or a sedentary couch potato?

August 24, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Today's Debate: Computing required by law?

Today's Debate: Computing required by law?

Healthcare institutions stand to lose millions annually if they continue to operate at the current levels of quality control. The announcement means that hospitals must adopt some level of information technology to help track, document and report on the condition of patients throughout their stay.

August 24, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Singapore innovating in assistive technology

Singapore innovating in assistive technology

On the surface it's an iPod knock-off, with an FM radio and talking clock. But it also has a scanner and digital recorder. All the buttons are voice-activated, telling you what they do when you press them. It comes with 20 RFID labels which you can program (and re-program) to describe, say, the medicine bottle in a cabinet.

August 16, 2007 by in Singapore

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