InformationWeek Puts the Spotlight on Technology & Healthcare

With the Affordable Care Act and data breaches in the news as of late, InformationWeek is turning its attention to healthcare and how technology can help the industry.

Oct 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of healthcare and technology are all around us.

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Whether it's buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), healthcare providers learning to use new technologies such as electronic healthcare records (EHRs), or hospitals protecting patient data from breaches, this is an industry that is having a major, and long-lasting, effect on the lives of almost everyone in the United States.

The stakes for healthcare, and the technology that is changing the industry, have never been higher, and right now it's more important than ever to understand what it all means.

To help guide the way through this change, InformationWeek and the site's editors are spotlighting healthcare and technology this week with articles written by several leading experts in the healthcare IT field. These compelling topics range from what the website rollout can teach us about software development to how patient data breaches are increasingly lucrative.

Here's a sample of some of the stories you'll find on InformationWeek this week:

Every week, InformationWeek tells the story of how technology is changing our lives and the way we do business. This week, InformationWeek highlights the promises and challenges of the healthcare IT industry. As always the editors and writers welcome your questions and comments on the InformationWeek website. Please join our conversation today.

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