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John Halamka MD - I’m in Washington today for the HIT Standards Committee and I will post the usual summary of the meeting this evening. However, I wanted to post a morning preview of the opening comments I’ll make a the meeting. We are in a time of great turmoil in healthcare IT policy making.
By Karen DeSalvo - I am optimistic about the bright future we have to leverage health information technology to enable better health for everyone in this country. One year ago, we called upon the health IT community to move beyond adoption and focus on interoperability, on unlocking the data, so it can be put to the many important uses demanded by consumers, doctors, hospitals, payers, and others who are part of the learning health system.
The six winners of the inaugural ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge have been announced! These teams will go on to live-test new health information technology (health IT) applications in health care settings administered by their challenge partners. Watch the webinar or check out the descriptions below to find out which teams were awarded $50,000 to fund their pilot programs.
By John Smithwick - Lately, there’s been a lot of noise around the use of big data in health care. As the name implies, big data looks for patterns and trends in extremely large sets of information. And it’s big business.
Health Datapalooza is a national conference focused on liberating health data, and bringing together the companies, startups, academics, government agencies, and individuals with the newest and most innovative and effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes.
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