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What We're Reading

May 11, 2014

Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times recently conducted a series of interviews with seven people who helped provide a glimpse into the not-too-distant future.

May 10, 2014

Thanks to advances in technology, we may soon revisit a question raised four centuries ago: Are there things we should try not to know?

May 9, 2014

A decade ago, Wikipedia and open-source software were treated as mere curiosities in business circles. Today, these innovations represent a core challenge to how we have thought about property and contract, organization theory and management, over the past 150 years.

May 9, 2014

One year ago today, President Obama signed an executive order that made open and machine-readable data the new default for government information.

May 8, 2014

What if someone had already figured out the answers to the world's most pressing policy problems, but those solutions were buried deep in a PDF, somewhere nobody will ever read them?

May 8, 2014

More than 90% of hospitals are currently in possession of certified EHR technology; more than 40% have the ability to send and receive electronic information to and from external providers.

May 8, 2014

Can downloading an app, and describing your symptoms to a doctor you'll never meet, take the place of an office visit? Can sending a "selfie" of your sore throat help diagnose strep?

May 8, 2014

Health care startups are increasingly using the Internet to "fill gaps" in the health care system by offering affordably priced, on-demand concierge-like services to consumers across the country.

May 7, 2014

One-third of the triple aim focuses on reducing the cost of healthcare, and the adoption of EHR and health IT systems has a major role to play in achieving that and the other two-thirds of aims by providing an infrastructure for quality improvement and efficiency.

May 6, 2014

Colleges are churning out entrepreneurial-minded students, but there's no evidence of benefits yet.