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Harvard Medical School conference lays out uses for a health data platform
In the age of big data, Deven McGraw emphasizes trust, education and transparency in assuring health privacy.
Data science and technology give us the tools to revolutionize health care. Now we have to put them to use.
Copyright and intellectual disobedience, improving health IT integration, and pushing the envelope on digital images.
This week on O'Reilly: Artist Nina Paley explained her "intellectual disobedience" stance on copyright, Shahid Shah looked at the future of health IT integration, and illustrator Laura Maaske discussed the next generation of digital imagery.
Health IT and HIE advances in Massachusetts may lead to national shifts.
Although health information exchange should be identified as a process, having the structures and organizations to facilitate exchange is a challenge facing health care. A recent conference articulated these issues, and presented clear plans on how Massachusetts is addressing them.
The future of desktops, ethics and big data, narrative vs spreadsheets.
This week on O'Reilly: Josh Marinacci predicted that 90% of computer users will rely on mobile, but 10% will still need desktops; the authors of "Ethics of Big Data" explored data's trickiest issues; and Narrative Science CTO Kris Hammond discussed narrative's role in data analytics.
Political and process disconnects show up everywhere, including health IT.
Fred Trotter has often said the problems in health IT are political and not technical, but sometimes a picture can drive a point home better than words.
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.
Houston's healthcare community is deploying a Direct Project pilot.
Jim Langabeer, CEO of Greater Houston Healthconnect, discusses the implementation goals and hurdles related to a Direct Project pilot program.
The Direct Project is poised to become the first health Internet platform.
Given the way that healthcare is financed in the U.S., it's reasonable to expect that many doctors will have a Direct email address to communicate with other doctors and their patients in a few years.