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Eldorado, a division of MphasiS, an HP Company, and leading provider of benefit administration platforms, announced that Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) recently selected Javelina as its health care information technology platform. “Javelina has been specifically developed to help our clients transition towards increased interoperability in order to grow with the changing health care landscape,” said Sally Else, president of Eldorado. “We are pleased that Cerner has chosen us to support its health information technology goals moving forward.” According to Cerner Vice President Roger Kaltefleiter, Javelina’s fully integrated application suite affords greater operational transparency with user-defined configuration across areas such as billing, stop loss, CRM and provider/network management. In addition, its ICD-10 architecture further ensures that Cerner remains one step ahe... (more)

Digital Transformations - The Crossroads Model: Winning with Code Halos

Books and Reviews Three of my colleagues here at Cognizant, Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig and Ben Pring, are writing a new book on the subjects of SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud), digital and business transformations, and successful strategies for navigating through them.  The concepts in this book resonate with me.  I see enterprise mobility and B2C mobile app strategies as key components.  In this article, we get a sneak preview from the book.   Several weeks ago we outlined the concept  of “Code Halos™” – aka our digital fingerprint – and discussed how   “personal” Code Halos are migrating into enterprise computing. We also analyzed the areas in which “organizational” Code Halos are changing what businesses do and how they do it. In this post we advocate how Code Halos create a repeatable pattern of disruption across a wide range of industries; by studyi... (more)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly – Week of September 15, 2013

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Mobile sales rose by 133 percent year on year in August to £1.6 billion, underlining the huge growth in consumer awareness and confidence in shopping on smartphone and tablet devices.  The figures, from Capgemini consultancy and UK online retail association IMRG, also found that overall online sales rose by 18 percent in August 2013, compared with the same period in 2012.  Read Origin... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of September 22, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly MobileHealthMarketplace.com, a new website launched, is the first directory of mobile health and medical Apps which focuses on solutions that connect patients and medical professionals with company health, wellness, workers' compensation and safety programs.  Read Original Content ThyroMetrix USA, Inc., a leading clinical thyroid testing company, announced it has partnered with Holomic, LLC, experts in photonics-based technologies for mobile health applications, for the Holomic Rapid Diagn... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of September 29, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly With the rise of the iPhone, Android and other mobile devices has come a flood of applications designed to help people stay healthy. Now, the FDA will focus on monitoring a handful of apps that turn smartphones into devices, like a heart monitor, or medical attachments that plug into smartphones, like arm cuffs that measure blood pressure.  Read Original Content For people who forget to take their meds—which is about half of us—Janssen Healthcare Innovation has introduced a free mobile app... (more)

Security in the Frenetic Age

There has been a lot of talk about data leaks and data privacy lately, not naming any names. The articles and blog entries on this topic are filled with outrage and spoken with dropped jaws. I have to admit that the only shock I experience on this subject is at how shocked people are. As divisive as these issues are, fundamental questions remain. How much privacy should be expected? How many times a week are you prompted to accept a long block of terms and conditions in order to access online services? How many times do you read them? Isn’t that the scary part? The mobile revolution has brought us into the Frenetic Age. Hear two bars of a song you like? Buy it on iTunes. Order a tasty looking burrito? Instagram it.  Overcome by wit?  Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr…  Digitizing our social lives — and our lives in general — leaves a trail of data.  Eric Schmidt claims th... (more)

Full-text searching Harvard Library: a hacky mashup

I’m a little proud of this, although it’s a total hack job, and not in the good sense.Take it as a library mashup. Harvard Library has 13M items in its collection. Harvard is digitizing many of them, but as of now you cannot do a full text search of them. Google Books had 30M books digitized as of a year ago. You can do full-text searches of them. So, I wrote a little app that lets you search Google Books for text, and then matches up the results with books in Harvard Library. It’s a proof of concept, and I’m counting the concept as proved, or at least as promising. On the other hand, my API key for Google Books only allows 2,000 queries a day, so it’s not practical on the licensing front. This project runs on top of LibraryCloud, an open source library metadata server created by the Harvard Library Innovation Lab that I co-direct (until Sept.). LibraryCloud provide... (more)

Mobile Apps, Code Halos, the Sharing Economy and Trustonomics

I love receiving gifts in the form of new insights!  It doesn't matter if others received the same gift years ago and I am just getting it now.  If it is new to me, I get excited.  It is like waking up in the morning and discovering a new room in your house.  I read an article by Thomas Friedman in the New York Times this weekend titled, "And Now for a Bit of Good News."  The subject of the article was the new "sharing economy," think Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, etc.  In the article, Friedman calls Airbnb a "Trust Platform."  To me, this weekend, this term was a gift.  He is so right. I have used Airbnb many times when traveling with my family, and to date have been very pleased with our experiences.  Often the transactions are sizeable as I am reserving a home in a desirable location for a week.  I am engaging in a transaction of some size with a person I don't know, in a ho... (more)

MMR Offers to Pay up to Five Thousand Dollars in Medical Costs for Swine Flu Victims

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/09 -- MMR Information Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: MMRF) (the "Company"), which through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc. ("MMR") provides consumer-controlled Personal Health Records ("PHRs") (www.mymedicalrecords.com) and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions (www.myesafedepositbox.com), today announced that it has launched a new subscriber Program to reimburse up to $5,000 for remaining medical insurance deductibles, or out-of-pocket medical expenses up to $5,000, for a MyMedicalRecords PHR subscriber family member who has a confirmed case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus. The diagnosis must be made by a licensed medical practitioner pursuant to the case definitions set forth by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Complete details of the Program are located at Be Prepared for Swine Flu or on MMR... (more)

Critical Mention Triples the Number of U.S. Radio Stations Monitored in Real-Time

Critical Mention introduced Full Radio to its Software-as-a-Service broadcast intelligence platform today, tripling the number of radio stations being captured and offering real-time coverage of the top 50 U.S. radio markets for the first time. Demand for blanket radio coverage is expected to spike during the 2012 Presidential election, when analysis and voter participation on talk shows peaks. The first tranche of Critical Mention radio coverage, added in 2009, included four dozen top-rated stations. “Radio is among our most popular content sets because it is hyper-local and relatively easy to pitch,” said Dave Armon, president of Critical Mention. “Subscribers have been clamoring for more markets and deeper coverage, so accessing 150 stations in real-time is a big deal.” Speech recognition software, once a finicky technology that was challenging to use across a r... (more)

Versatile New Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 Brings Contact-less Scanning to Document Capture

Fujitsu takes a completely new look on scanning Tokyo, Sept 2, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - - Versatile: Scans bound or stapled documents, books and magazines up to A3 size as well as 3D objects - Intuitive: Scans at the touch of a button or automatically whenever a page is turned - Instantaneous: Simply place documents on a desk and press the button to process Extensive software package: Adobe Acrobat, CardMinder and Rack2-Filer Smart are included Fujitsu introduces the ScanSnap SV600, the first Fujitsu ScanSnap capable of contact-less scanning. Users simply place items on a desk to capture them. The scanner can digitise a great variety of objects: bound or stapled documents up to A3 size, such as notebooks, newspapers, catalogues, business cards, fragile originals, and objects up to 3 cm thick. This scanner even produces high-quality images of curved objects. The ScanSnap ... (more)