"telemedicine" entries

Understanding place and space in a digital Babel

The nuances of location language.

Robert Munro, a computational linguist and speaker at Where 2012, says the subtleties of spatial distinctions are growing in importance as more of the world's digital information takes the form of non-English, unstructured text.

Not so fast: assessing achievements and barriers at a Massachusetts Health IT conference

Both the bright lights of success and the mire of gridlock were held up for examination this week at the conference Health Information Technology Improving Healthcare and the Economy. A report on meaningful use, data exchange, jobs in health IT, and more.