Aneesh Chopra

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2 Winners Named For ONC's Blue Button App Challenges

Mary Mosquera | mHIMSS | October 11, 2012

A California-based developer of mobile technology tools and a Virginia-based provider of communications solutions for care providers have been named the winners of two Blue Button app competitions sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Read More »

Amida Technology Solutions Announces “DRE 2.0”

Press Release | Amida Technology Solutions | December 1, 2015

Amida Technology Solutions, a Washington, DC-based open source software development company, announced today the seventh release of its Data Reconciliation Engine, “DRE 2.0.” The DRE is an open source platform that collects personal health data from a variety of sources, irrespective of format, and transforms it into an easy-to-use model. The DRE enables business intelligence, predictive analytics, decision support, and care coordination for patients, providers, and insurers...This update puts Amida at the vanguard of the latest standards-based, patient-centered health data interoperability.

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Apple Is Quietly Working on Turning Your iPhone into the One-Stop Shop for All Your Medical Info

Christina Farr | CNBC | June 14, 2017

Imagine turning to your iPhone for all your health and medical information — every doctor's visit, lab test result, prescription and other health information, all available in a snapshot on your phone and shared with your doctor on command. No more logging into hospital websites or having to call your previous doctor to get them to forward all that information to your new one. Apple is working on making that scenario a reality...

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As Todd Park Becomes Top Tech Recruiter, What's Next For CTO Role?

Rebecca Carroll | Nextgov.com | August 29, 2014

When Todd Park was asked in 2009 to become the Department of Health and Human Services' first chief technology officer, he wasn’t looking for a government job...The Obama administration announced Thursday that in his new role working for the White House from Silicon Valley, Park will continue his recruiting efforts and keep policy officials in touch with tech world developments and trends....

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Feds: You Don't Need Permission To Innovate

Brittany Ballenstedt | Nextgov | October 22, 2013

Many front-line federal workers have long expressed their frustrations about working in an agency or office culture that stifles innovation. But government is now entering a new era where feds no longer have to file a memo to their boss with a new idea, only to receive the dreaded response, “But we’ve always done it this way.” Read More »

Google Exec Named New Federal Chief Technology Officer

Rebecca Carroll | Nextgov.com | September 4, 2014

Google executive Megan Smith will be the third person to hold the title of federal chief technology officer, the White House announced Thursday, and former Twitter attorney Alexander Macgillivray was named deputy CTO...

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Googler Megan Smith's White House Job: Basically A Done Deal

Dan Primack | Fortune | September 2, 2014

The White House has selected Google executive Megan Smith to be the nation’s next chief technology officer, and plans to announce her appointment once security vetting is complete, according to a source familiar with the situation...

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Google[x] VP Megan Smith Busts Silicon Ceiling As First Female US CTO

Alex Howard | TechRepublic | September 4, 2014

Megan Smith and new deputy US CTO Alexander Macgillivray will bring engineering talent, policy expertise, and deep understanding of the intersection of tech and society to the White House...

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Growth Of SMART Health Care Apps May Be Slow, But Inevitable

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Radar | September 13, 2012

This week has been teaming with health care conferences, particularly in Boston, and was declared by President Obama to be National Health IT Week as well. I chose to spend my time at the second ITdotHealth conference, where I enjoyed many intense conversations with some of the leaders in the health care field [...]. Read More »

Guidance Aims To Boost Blue Button

Joseph Conn | ModernHealthcare.com | January 23, 2013

Last year, former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra said there would be a bigger Blue Button in the future. Read More »

HIMSS Names Advisory Panel For Government Health IT Conference

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | May 20, 2013

With the ninth annual Government Health IT Conference and Exhibition coming up, HIMSS has selected seven honorary members to an advisory committee that will help shape the program. Read More »

HL7 Launches Joint Argonaut Project to Advance FHIR

Press Release | Health Level Seven International (HL7) | December 4, 2014

Leading Health IT industry vendors and providers collaborate with HL7 to accelerate development and adoption of FHIR Read More »

It’s About Time: Open APIs Finally Burst Onto Healthcare’s Sluggish Scene

Sue Montgomery | Nuviun | June 9, 2014

In the midst of the struggles that we face with interoperability, efforts that support open API use may well hold the keys to the HIT Kingdom...

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Mobile Will Be Essential To Meeting MU Stage 2, Improving Care Coordination

Neil Versel | MobiHealthNews | November 1, 2012

We’ve heard talk for years about patient engagement, but not a whole lot of real progress. Mobile technologies are about to change that, with a substantial boost from Stage 2 of the “meaningful use” EHR incentive program. Read More »

Software Developers Invited to Create Applications for Improving Care by Sharing Health Data

Press Release | The Advisory Board Company | June 6, 2012

The Advisory Board Company has launched the Patient Engagement Blue Button Challenge and is accepting until August 6 software applications that help hospitals and health systems engage patients in improved health outcomes through secure sharing of key personal health data. Read More »