Brian T. Horowitz

Brian T. Horowitz is a freelance technology and health writer as well as a copy editor. Brian has worked on the tech beat since 1996 and covered health care IT and rugged mobile computing for eWEEK since 2010. He has contributed to more than 20 publications, including Computer Shopper, Fast Company,, More, NYSE Magazine, Parents,, USA Weekend and, as well as other consumer and trade publications. Brian holds a B.A. from Hofstra University in New York.Follow him on Twitter: @bthorowitz

IBM InfoSphere, Big Data Help Toronto Hospital Monitor Premature Infants

For the NeoNatal Intensive Care unit at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, big data tools have proven valuable to allow doctors to monitor the vital signs...

Cloud Vendors Shore Up Security as HIPAA Omnibus Deadline Passes

The deadline for compliance with the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus rule has passed. As of Sept. 23, IT vendors are required to sign business...

Apple Executive Could Be Key to Google Calico Success

With Google announcing a new venture into health care with the launch of Calico, soon after pulling the plug on Google Health, the company has signaled its intentions to...

Patients Willing to Switch Doctors to Access EHRs: Accenture Report

A lack of access to their own electronic health records (EHRs) could lead many patients to switch doctors, IT consulting firm Accenture has revealed.In fact, 41 percent of patients...

Half of Consumers Unaware of Medical Identity Theft Risks: Report

Half of consumers are unaware that medical identity theft can damage their medical records and threaten their lives with inaccuracies, according to a new report by the Ponemon Institute,...

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