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Today, July 7 at 3:00pm ET, opensource.com will host a live webcast with Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It's not too late to join the conversation. Register now Todd’s talking about opening up reams of government data to improve health. Don't... Read more
0 comments Posted 7 Jul 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Condolences to Google on the death of Google Health. But kudos to them for offering portability of the PHRs stored there, even if you don't like the offered destination--Microsoft HealthVault. That's a big win for people who have been storing their personal health records with Google since Health... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Jul 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Open Your World webcast with Todd Park - July 7 at 3 p.m. Register now
2 comments Posted 30 Jun 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
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
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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

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