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

Salesforce Chief Scientist Silvio Savarese on Conversatational AI

I spoke with Silvio Savarese, Chief Scientist at Salesforce, about a software tool that enables users to create executable code using simple English prompts....

DataStax CEO Chet Kapoor on Real Time Data

I spoke with Chet Kapoor, CEO of DataStax, about how today’s data-driven culture is affecting enterprise change, including how data will turn knowledge workers...

Liveops Taps CDW to Modernize Services

Arizona-based Liveops is a contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider that provides agent services for several industries, including insurance, retail and health services. The company was...

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to...

Airiam’s Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market

I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack...