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Join the M revolution—Get your tools

The M programming language is also known as MUMPS. Which stands for Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System . Read my earlier...Read more

Could Watson be your doctor's new AI ally?

Watson by IBM
Watson, IBM’s formidable supercomputer Jeopardy contestant , made a video appearance at the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and...Read more

Regina Holliday advocates patient engagement at HIMSS12

It's Hosted, The Patient View
Patient care has always been vital to healthcare. At the same time, patient engagement has always been frighteningly low. Patients have been passive...Read more

Open source ideals at HIMSS12

HIMSS open source
A not-so-intimate group of healthcare IT professionals (a record-setting 37,032 attendees) gathered February 20 at the 2012 HIMSS conference in Las...Read more

HIMSS12 in Las Vegas

The most comprehensive healthcare IT event, the HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition, is happening this week in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands...Read more

Join the M revolution

MUMPS
Are you a geek? If so, driving the future of healthcare is now within your grasp. What do you have to do? Learn the M programming language, and teach...Read more

BioCurious? The DIY garage biology movement

BioCurious? The DIY garage biology movement
Would you enjoy reprogramming lab bacteria with DNA from a jellyfish to make them glow green? How about hacking your own genetic data to find out...Read more

Department of Veterans Affairs goes social

Department of Veterans Affairs goes social
In an effort to help break down long-perceived barriers between the Department of Veterans Affairs and its stakeholders, the VA announced that it has...Read more