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StartUp Health Announces 10 Health Moonshots with Global Army of Health Transformers to Improve Health of Everyone in the World

Press Release | StartUp Health | October 24, 2016

Today, StartUp Health, its global army of Health Transformers and Vice President of the United States Joe Biden kicked off the 14th annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit sharing an urgent message with nearly 2,000 health leaders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs: the time is now to organize, break down silos, and adopt a “Health Transformer Mindset” to speed up progress in solving big health challenges like ending cancer, ensuring access to care, and improving the wellbeing of people worldwide...

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The Return On Investment For Big Data Is Far Lower Than Promised

Brittany Ballenstedt | Nextgov | November 12, 2013

With new computers and software enabling the ability to store and analyze data faster and at a lower cost than ever before, it’s all too easy for federal leaders to become overwhelmed, so much so that many are failing to tie that data to specific mission-focused goals. Read More »

'Open Data' is better than 'Big Data'

Bob. T. Alo | Midsize Insider | September 11, 2012

According to eWeek, a recent Gartner report suggests that open data could bring more value to business firms than big data. Read More »

'Open data' will help drive the new economy

Alexander B. Howard | Slate Future Tense | September 10, 2012

New companies are creating services using government data on health care, education, and more

If big data is a strategic resource, as has been suggested, then many national and state governments have public reserves that can be tapped for the public good in this young century's version of the industrial revolution... Read More »

'Sandbox For Geeks' Powers Open Medical Research

Alex Woodie | Datanami | July 10, 2013

The people behind Sage Bionetworks hope that a new community-driven approach to research that features a big pool of scientific data that is open to all--or a "sandbox for geeks" as its founder put it--will result in progress being made in the battles against diseases such as arthritis, Alzheimer's, and breast cancer. Read More »

'We're Literally Watching The Internet Be Rebuilt'

Alexis Madrigal | The Atlantic | September 19, 2012

Today, we met a company that can map out this new world of the Internet; Deep Field can decode the tangled web.

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10 Things We Learned From Pew Research's Internet Of Things Report

Stuart Dredge | The Guardian | May 14, 2014

Health tech will boom but privacy effects may be ‘pernicious’. Oh, and ‘we will all have cyberservants’

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10gen Announces Strategic Investment from IQT

Press Release | 10gen | September 17, 2012

10gen, the MongoDB company, today announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the independent strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Read More »

22 Years Later, The Linux And Open Source "Cancer" Is Wonderfully Benign

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | August 27, 2013

Linux just turned 22 and the open source revolution it sparked is just getting started, two experts suggest. Read More »

3D Printing Could Herald The Age Of Open Source Stuff

Brian Reale | OpenSource.com | January 20, 2014

3D printing is set to disrupt multiple industries thanks to its unique position at the intersection of three important trends in technology: the Internet of Things, our growing desire to personalize our things, and the coming revolution in the way things get delivered to us. Read More »

4 Big Data Threats Health Org’s Are Socially Obligated To Safeguard Against

Carl Ascenzo | Government Health IT | September 20, 2012

The explosion of big data continues as it brings to picture a wealth of information possessed by the healthcare industry including credit card information, personal security details, medical procedures, diagnosis codes, insurance claims and more. Read More »

4 Strategies to Combat Healthcare Fraud

Craig Miller | Government Health IT | July 6, 2012

The healthcare industry continues to face fraud, and much of it goes unexamined every year. The GAO estimates that in 2010 more than $70 billion in improper payments were made by the federal government within the Medicare and Medicaid programs alone. Read More »

5 "Crazy Ones' Reshaping Health IT

Staff Writers | Healthcare IT News | August 12, 2014

...With a nod to Apple and its famous 1997 TV spot, which highlighted doers and dreamers in all fields of endeavor who colored outside the lines, we put the spotlight on just five of the many 'crazy ones' who are helping transform health IT in new and unique ways...

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5 Trends That Will Drive Health Care IT In 2014

Brian T. Horowitz | CruxialCIO | December 19, 2013

In 2014, analytics will play a bigger role in health care, while electronic health records (EHRs) will take a backseat to other types of technology such as mobility, Big Data and cloud computing, research firm IDC predicts. Read More »

6 Steps To Health Information Superiority

Jeffrey Edgell | Government Health IT | August 13, 2013

IT enterprises must respond rapidly to queries and be in a position to take action based on data and information that are accurate, understandable and timely. This demand extends to all areas of professional and personal use including the health environment. Read More »