Category Archive: Health Information Technology

Jun 20

Should an 80 Year-Old Law Apply to the Internet?

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Yesterday was the 80th anniversary of the Communications Act of 1934. The Act was established to regulate telephone, telegraph and radio so that all U.S. citizens could receive basic communication services. It contains seven sections, Title I through Title VII. Title II, the section on common carrier regulation, has been making headlines recently, with some …

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Jun 17

Looking for a Needle in a Haystack

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When you look into all the computers, smartphones, tablets and devices connected to the Internet, you begin to get a feel for the size of the data set from which cyber intelligence is gathered. This subject has drawn a significant amount of interest ever since the Edward Snowden leaks and that is sure to continue …

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Jun 11

LISTA Celebrate Engineers as Innovators. Dr. Alicia Abella of AT&T

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Most of us don’t give much thought to the people behind the innovations that improve our lives.  If we consider these innovations at all, it’s usually because we’re thinking about a particular technological capability or device that we use or need.  But there are people behind all of the advances that impact our day-to-day lives …

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Jan 07

Social Media Slows Us Down by Innis Buggs

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There’s only one thing left to do: confess while you still have time. Let’s face it, the daily grind started well, but became more mundane by the hour and your virtual “social life” just couldn’t wait. In fact, why should it? It only takes a few minutes to hop online and update the Facebook status …

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Nov 16

Hey! Just my $0.02. So, on Whose Side is the Broadband Coalition on?

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“The demand for our airwaves is going up and the supply of unencumbered spectrum is going down. The pressure is on.” That was part of the message of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at a Silicon Flatirons conference on spectrum in Washington on Tuesday, according to the text of her remarks. Rosenworcel pointed out that the …

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Nov 02

LISTA Chairman Emeritus and MicroTech CEO Named Executive of the Year.

Award Winning Entrepreneur Recognized at GovCon Awards. LISTA Chairman Emeritus MicroTech’s Founder, President, and CEO, Tony Jimenez, was awarded “Executive of the Year” at the 10th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Gala, more commonly referred to as the GovCon Awards. Presented by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Professional Services Council (PSC), and Washington …

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Oct 30

Windows Phone 8 Hands On: Microsoft May Have a Winner

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We go hands on with Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone operating system for the first time, and it appears like Windows Phone 8 may have some fight in it. Windows Phone’s journey began long ago, in 2010. Back then, BlackBerry was still a viable brand and Palm was alive. It appeared like Microsoft was about to …

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Oct 23

Apple Introduces iPad Mini.

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Apple® today introduced iPad® mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch™ display, FaceTime® HD and iSight® cameras, ultrafast wireless performance¹ and an incredible 10 hours of battery life²―every inch an iPad, yet in …

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Jun 11

Verizon Provides Tips to Help the Transition to Electronic Health Records

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Guidance for Heath Care Professionals Moving to Digitized Data To help the nation’s health care providers move from paper-based records to digitized data, Verizon has outlined tips for transitioning to electronic health records.  A digital collection of a patient’s medical history,  EHRs enable faster, more accurate exchange of patient information among payers, providers and patients …

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Jun 11

Randall Stephenson: Spectrum and the Wireless Revolution

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Randall Stephenson: Spectrum and the Wireless Revolution By RANDALL STEPHENSON The latest mobile devices give us the power to summon maps in distant cities, watch the news under a shady tree, or adjust our home thermostats from the airport lounge. This power at our fingertips is provided by major advances in our networks and increasingly powerful …

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