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ACOs and Moneyball medicine part IV: Risk-reduction architectures

ACOs and Moneyball medicine part IV: Risk-reduction architectures
We need to "measure what matters" as the saying goes. As we move to new payment models, we'll need to develop platforms that are designed to measure...Read more

Public policy: The big opportunity for health record data

Public policy: The big opportunity for health record data
A few weeks ago Colin Hansen - a politician in the governing party in British Columbia (BC) - penned an op-ed in the Vancouver Sun entitled Unlocking...Read more

The power of the 1 and how open innovation changed global health

How global health was changed with open innovation
[The following is the speech text for the keynote I gave at the SwitchPoint Conference April 20, 2012] It is sometimes said that computer scientists...Read more

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