Health

Learn about the roles open source technologies and communities are playing in international health and humanitarian efforts.

SwitchPoint Conference brings innovators together to improve global health

SwitchPoint
At the first annual SwitchPoint Conference , we’ll bring together some of the best minds in innovation from a broad range of fields and ask them to...Read more

Open source wayfinding with Walk [Your City]

Open source wayfinding with Walk [Your City]
It's a two-second trip to visit walkyourcity.org . But before you head over there, you'll want to hear from Matt Tomasulo, founder of CityFabric and...Read more

Part III: Moneyball medicine, narratives, probabilities, and making better medical decisions

Part III: Moneyball medicine, narratives, probabilities, and making better medic
The Ohio Lottery is now 500+ million . $700 million has already been taken in on this drawing, not a bad for the state. Lotteries work and Vegas was...Read more

ACOs and Moneyball medicine part II: A new era of Network Science in health care

ACOs and Moneyball medicine part II: A new era of Network Science in health care
Dave Chase (@chasedave), CEO of Avado, spoke at the Collaborative Health Consortium 's weekly Pilots and Collaborations call last Friday. Dave led...Read more

Big data, algorithms, and Moneyball medicine - Part I

Big data, algorithms, and moneyball medicine - Part I
I finally got around to watching Moneyball this week. Great film. Roger Ebert points out that the film "isn't so much about sports as about the war...Read more

Join the M revolution—Get your tools

The M programming language is also known as MUMPS. Which stands for Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System . Read my earlier...Read more

Could Watson be your doctor's new AI ally?

Watson by IBM
Watson, IBM’s formidable supercomputer Jeopardy contestant , made a video appearance at the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and...Read more

Regina Holliday advocates patient engagement at HIMSS12

It's Hosted, The Patient View
Patient care has always been vital to healthcare. At the same time, patient engagement has always been frighteningly low. Patients have been passive...Read more