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Outsourced medical records management on the horizon?

With all the concern surrounding the complicated process of medical records management in the U.S., it's difficult to imagine that physicians would be willing to outsource the process, but Streetwise Journal's Jacob Maslow says outsourcing professional medical services is inevitable.

Former OR governor seeks to prevent release of personal email

As criminal allegations of influence-peddling swirl, former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber requested all his personal email be destroyed, included all archived documents.

Part way through the race, Microsoft starts to play nice

Microsoft is opening the door to more integration between Office and third-party cloud storage companies. At one time, these moves could have made life a lot easier for mobile workers trying to get a grip on accessing and managing their files. At this point though, it could be a bit too late.

NY records warehouse blaze sparks digitization questions

As we were going to press last week, news was beginning to trickle in about a fire at a Brooklyn, New York warehouse where millions of records belonging to various city agencies were stored. The seven-alarm blaze was originally thought to involve more than four million files, however city officials now estimate the number of damaged records will be far less.

Campus curmudgeon nabs 22K university records

A pair of staff members were put on administrative leave at the University of Oregon after they released almost 22,000 pages of archived records to a professor. Among the documents released were a number of sensitive emails between students, faculty, and the President's office.

 

Media outlets: Step away from the custom CMS project

If you've been reading FierceContentManagement for a while, you know there's been a spate of stories lately about publishers ditching their old CMS platforms for shiny, new custom made versions.

Microsoft acquires text analysis company Equivio

Microsoft announced Tuesday it acquired text analysis software company Equivio for an undisclosed sum that some analysts estimate could be in the $200 million range.

Chicago's march toward the paperless city

Here's a statistic for you. 34 percent of Chicago's total trash output comes from paper.

2015 reasons to love content management

It's been an interesting year for content management.

A bespoke CMS makes a great holiday gift

Hayley Nelson, director of product management at Wired, has a small request from Santa. She'd like someone to invent a new type of CMS that helps publishers easily manage both print and online content. Oh, and it needs to have a great digital asset management system, too.