The convergence of hardware and software, and innovation in wearable technology, provides opportunities for disruption.
Cloud-based electronic health record services are gaining traction.
Brian Ahier looks at offerings from CareCloud and athenahealth that combine cloud-based access with electronic health records.
Big data introduces unique healthcare challenges and opportunities.
The proliferation of digital health information, including both clinical and claims information, is creating large datasets and significant opportunity.
Brian Behlendorf and David Riley on open source health solutions and the Aurion project.
In a series of short video interviews, Brian Behlendorf and David Riley discuss the intersection of open source and electronic health records, and they outline the mission of the Aurion project.
U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra discusses the Direct Project and the Blue Button initiative.
U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra on how the transparent process that led to the Direct Project could serve as a template for solving other problems.
The Direct Project, formerly NHIN Direct, looks to unite health messaging and the Internet.
Most healthcare communication still involves faxes and paper copies. The Direct Project, formerly known as NHIN Direct, wants to change that through software and secure Internet transport of health messaging.
A Health 2.0 panel tackles tech training, healthy homes and more.
Health 2.0 marked the opening of its Northwest chapter with a panel discussion that looked at how health technologies can improve patient care and reduce costs. Brian Ahiera offers a rundown on the panelists and their key points.
Paul Tarini on the link between health care and observations of daily living.
In this audio interview, Paul Tarini, team director of the Pioneer Portfolio at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, discusses the health-care value of sleeping patterns, eating habits and other everyday data.
Three perspectives on the links between health care, government and open source.
As the health IT industry ramps up to meet the meaningful use rules, the opportunities for open source to provide solutions are increasing. At OSCON, Radar blogger Brian Ahier spoke with three men with unique perspectives on health care and open source: David Riley, head of the CONNECT initiative, Brian Behlendorf, formerly of Apache and now working with CONNECT, and Arien Malec, coordinator for NHIN Direct.