Stories by Kenneth Corbin

Will Supreme Court settle network neutrality issue?

Critics of FCC's controversial open internet order file appeal for lower court to rehear the case, but see the Supreme Court as perhaps the best hope of reining in new online regulation.

Written by Kenneth Corbin04 Aug. 16 23:54

Ethnic, gender imbalances plague computer science education

Amid a new report from the New America Foundation, quantifying the economic impact of the software industry, Obama administration officials stress importance of broadening access to programming instruction in K-12 schools.

Written by Kenneth Corbin21 June 16 00:44

Health IT adoption lags due to lack of patient interest

New Nielsen survey highlights slow rate of adoption and interoperability in health technology as patients don’t see the value of online scheduling, mobile apps and EMRs.

Written by Kenneth Corbin17 June 16 05:10

Human error biggest risk to health IT

Military health official warns that cyber hygiene falls short in health IT. Healthcare data breaches have hit more than nine out of 10 organizations in the field.

Written by Kenneth Corbin03 June 16 21:00

State Department argues against ‘cyber arms’ treaty

Senior State Department official says cyber is fundamentally different than any sort of conventional military or diplomatic arena, urges ongoing and multilateral development of ‘norms’ in global Internet talks.

Written by Kenneth Corbin26 May 16 23:02

FCCs heavy-handed regulations splits party lines

Positions harden within the Federal Communications Commission as agency officials and lawmakers complain about heavy-handed regulation of cable sector.

Written by Kenneth Corbin19 May 16 23:17

Big data essential to cancer 'moonshot'

Vice president Joe Biden says data analytics, common standards and cultural changes will be critical to success of administration's efforts to improve cancer treatment.

Written by Kenneth Corbin11 May 16 20:49

Making healthcare bills easier to understand

As part of a broader health IT push, the Department of Health and Human Services secretary rolls out challenge to bring transparency to opaque medical billing practices.

Written by Kenneth Corbin11 May 16 20:35

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