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13 Things Smart Runners Do
In the midst of the Heartbreak Hill Half , as I plodded up another hill and did my best to keep the wheels from falling off, I got to thinking that running three races in 26 hours may not have been the smartest thing I’ve ever done. That, in turn, got me th...
In the midst of the Heartbreak Hill Half, as I plodded up another hill and did my best to keep the wheels from falling off, I got to thinking that running three races in 26 hours may not have been the smartest thing I’ve ever...
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Beating the Blah: 6 Ways to Conquer a Running Rut
There comes a point in every marathon training cycle when I stop, think and ask myself, “What the hell am I doing?” It usually happens when I reschedule key workouts because of weekend plans and/or insufficient sleep and find myself doing a long run on, say...
There comes a point in every marathon training cycle when I stop, think and ask myself, “What the hell am I doing?” It usually happens when I reschedule key workouts because of weekend plans and/or insufficient sleep and find...
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I have no idea how the hell to change that. I'm not that vein. I promise. Really.
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Why is CMS unwilling to admit that meaningful use in 2014 is not off to a good start?
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Digital retailers invest the lion's share of the IT security budget into network security, but they should be focusing on continuous monitoring of database activity instead.
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My latest piece for +CIO suggests that patient engagement is just the first (and arguably easiest) step on the road to patient empowerment.
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Most likely private apps. The best patient portals were actually built independently of EHR systems, which tend to offer patient portals for the sake of saying that they offer a patient portal.
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On Road Races That Aren't
Generally, I’m a running purist. I prefer running outdoors, I view my watch as a necessary evil and I choose races based on distance and location more so than who’s running or who’s sponsoring the post-race beer tent. I increasingly find myself in a minorit...
Generally, I’m a running purist. I prefer running outdoors, I view my watch as a necessary evil and I choose races based on distance and location more so than who’s running or who’s sponsoring the post-race beer tent. I incr...
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Remember, Every Day Is a Gift
I haven't posted in a while. It's not for lack of effort -- I have four half-finished posts sitting in Google Drive -- but for lack of passion. Blame the heat and humidity, or the fatigue of the first weeks of marathon training, or the need to get over a pr...
I haven't posted in a while. It's not for lack of effort -- I have four half-finished posts sitting in Google Drive -- but for lack of passion. Blame the heat and humidity, or the fatigue of the first weeks of marathon traini...
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Advanced analytics are evolving rapidly as capabilities expand and organizations make analytics central to their business decision-making process. It's no longer about just understanding the past, it's about anticipating the future and taking action to optimize results.
Offerings in the advanced analytics space are rapidly evolving to meet the changing needs of organizations that seek to infuse analytics into decision-making throughout the enterprise. Here are 11 market trends dominating the advanced analytics market today.
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I ran the Hat Trick (5K, 10K and half marathon) at last week's +Runner's World Magazine Heartbreak Hill Half. I'd never raced more than once in a single weekend, so I learned a few things (six, to be exact).
Trying new things keeps life exciting. Running is no exception. I've been running close to two decades, but I'd never raced more than once in one weekend. So when Runner's World announced the Heartbreak Hill Half, offering th...
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Thanks, Mark. You too! Definitely a good idea to take it slow. Here's hoping for a cool, overcast day next year!
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Senior editor, Fierce Markets
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  • Fierce Markets
    Senior Editor, present
  • IDG Enterprise
    Senior Editor, CIO.com, 2012 - 2014
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    Site Editor, 2005 - 2012
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Senior editor, FierceHealthPayer.com. Also: runner, history buff, general nerd.
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8-time marathon finisher (PR: 3:13ish, albeit several years ago)
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