Health

Google Health was doomed from the start. It was based on a legal fallacy and a technical one.
1 comment Posted 29 Jun 2011 by Dana Blankenhorn Feed
There is a treasure trove of high-value health information sitting on health.data.gov just waiting to be put to use. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have been involved in a project designed to free health data from government archive silos... Read more
1 comment Posted 27 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Got something to share about health data and trust? Give us a shout in the comments.
0 comments Posted 21 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Got something to share about health data and trust? Give us a shout in the comments.
0 comments Posted 21 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
In 2005, during a visit to Paris, Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus proposed a joint venture to the chairman of Danone (spelled Dannon in the US). The objective was to supply Danone's delicious yogurt to the malnourished children of Bangladesh. They would add micronutrients to the yogurt so that if a... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Last week, the second annual TEDxChapelHill filled the Varsity Theatre in Chapel Hill, NC. The seven amazing speakers—from the fields of ICT4D (information, communication, and technology for development), mHealth, engineering and design, and medicine—talked about their projects, trials, and vision... Read more
1 comment Posted 16 Jun 2011 by Heather LaGarde Feed
Charlene Caburnay from the Health Communications Research Lab presented to the Health Data Initiative Forum today about Ozioma, winner of the Health 2.0 and National Cancer Institute Developer Challenge.
1 comment Posted 9 Jun 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Today the Department of Health and Human Services and the Institute of Medicine are holding their second forum to discuss how health data can be used to support healthcare systems and patients in informed decision making. More than 40 companies will be participating, and the featured speakers... Read more
1 comment Posted 9 Jun 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
What does it take to find a cure for Alzheimer’s? Can we spare returning soldiers from post-traumatic stress disorder? The moon shot is on collaboration and sharing. And just as in the moon race, the challenge is far too great for a single group to undertake it alone.
0 comments Posted 6 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
"If I tell you that this is the greatest good for a human being, to engage every day in arguments about virtue and the other things you have heard me talk about, examining both myself and others, and if I tell you the unexamined life is not worth living for a human being, you will be even less... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Jun 2011 by Leonard Kish Feed

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