Basic tips for wholesome participation
In honor of the third health care track at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, I invite everyone to join me in five ways to have a healthy conference.
Michael Italia on making use of data collected in health care settings.
Michael Italia from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discusses the tools and methods his team uses to manage health care data.
Open-source SMART platform and Indivo PHR are increasingly integrated
SMART and Indivo offer a far-reaching platform for giving patients access to data and working seemlessly with other cooperating institutions.
Dr. Lauren Thompson discusses the Federal Health Architecture.
In this interview, Federal Health Architecture director Dr. Lauren Thompson discusses the state of health information exchange.
There have never been better reasons for doing right by ourselves
A few existing and upcoming projects that illustrate what games are doing in health care, and some trends to watch.
Second health privacy summit delves into means for protecting trust
Privacy is caught up with issues of security, clinical decision-making, mobile health, and medical errors. So the topics at this conference are relevant to all the issues health care advocates talk about regularly: data exchange and ACOs, clinical research, the
use of apps on mobile devices, the Quantified Self movement, and social networking in patient empowerment.
HHS leadership should cause other organizations to open data.
Releasing public data can't fix the health care system by itself, but it provides tools as well as a model for data sharing.
A convocation of trend-setters and organizational leaders in U.S. health care advised two government organizations driving health reform–the Office of the National Coordinator at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, and the Dept. of Veteran Affairs–how to push forward one of their top goals, patient engagement.