Stacy Lawrence

Stacy Lawrence is co-editor of CIOInsight.com's Health Care Center. Lawrence has covered IT and the life sciences for various publications, including Business 2.0, Red Herring, The Industry Standard and Nature Biotechnology. Before becoming a journalist, Lawrence attended New York University and continued on in the sociology doctoral program at UC Berkeley.

Kaiser EHR System Is Stalled, Employee Says

Shortly after a Kaiser Permanente project supervisor circulated an internal e-mail to more than 180,000 employees denouncing the companys electronic health record system and the alleged financial waste associated...

McKesson to Acquire Per-Se for $1.8B

McKesson has announced that it will acquire Per-Se Technologies for $1.8 billion.McKesson is among the largest health care services companies, and provides supply management and IT for health care...

Study: Computer Games Help Alzheimers Patients

When merged with regular medication and in-person cognitive stimulation, structured computer-based games can help Alzheimers patients improve their memory, according to a new study. Patients who performed the best were...

Preventative Health Care Tool Ready for Download

In an effort to encourage top notch preventative care, a new tool to be downloaded to a PDA or desktop or used online by health care providers was launched...

More EHR Products Get Certified

Eleven electronic health record products were recently given a seal of approval by the industry group the Certification Committee for Healthcare Information Technology. The certification is the first for ambulatory...

Latest Posts

How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...