Stories by Neil Versel

UPitt, IBM sign US$402 million deal

An eight-year, US$402 million project will help the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) integrate its care sites, lay the foundation for a future regional health information organization and commercialize some of its health-IT systems and expertise. UPMC and technology partner IBM announced the deal late last week.

Hospital tries marketing with patient Web logs

A North Carolina hospital is hoping to capitalize on the growing popularity of Web logs, or blogs, by turning a collection of first-person accounts of patient experiences into a marketing tool.