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Will Health IT Failings Foil Accountable Care?

Gienna Shaw | FierceHealthIT | July 8, 2013

Although healthcare is awash in data, getting it into the hands of clinicians so they can provide coordinated, quality care at the bedside remains a huge challenge. Just ask the 32 Pioneer accountable care organizations--including the nine Pioneer ACOs that may opt out of the program altogether. Read More »

Windows 8 Tells Microsoft About Everything You Install, Not Very Securely

Nadim Kobeissi | http://log.nadim.cc | August 24, 2012

This is a very serious privacy problem, specifically because Microsoft is the central point of authority and data collection/retention here and therefore becomes vulnerable to being served judicial subpoenas or National Security Letters intended to monitor targeted users. This situation is exacerbated when Windows 8 is deployed in countries experiencing political turmoil or repressive political situations...
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Won’t Somebody Please Think Of The Penguins? Shutdown Freezes Antarctica Research

Leo Mirani | Quartz | October 9, 2013

Three American research stations in Antarctica will be put in “caretaker status” and all research suspended as a consequence of the continuing US government shutdown, the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) has announced. The timing couldn’t be worse... Read More »

Yes, GIS Files Are Public Data, Too

Emily Badger and Sara Johnson | The Atlantic Cities | July 11, 2013

Back in 2007, the Sierra Club requested a copy of what it thought was a public record from Orange County, California, covering information like the location and addresses of 640,000 land parcels in the county. Read More »

“Hard To See Value” In ICD-10 For Physicians, Analytics

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | October 10, 2013

[...] Experts have tried to clean up [the image of ICD-10] by praising the added specificity and granularity of the data that will result from the more than 140,000 codes, but it’s a hard sell to providers already drowning in EHR adoption, meaningful use, the ACA, and quality improvement reforms.  Is ICD-10 worth it? Read More »

DoD/VA iEHR & HIE Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 3, 2012 - 8:00am - October 4, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
The Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
United States

A non-partisan educational and training Summit designed as a “Town Hall”  full spectrum view towards the DoD & VA’s efforts at iEHRs and Federal HIE initiatives. The forum is created to encourage a real, pragmatic level of discussion and debate amongst all in attendance. We bring together leaders from across the Armed Services & Government Agencies and the Industry and Academic leaders that can help them forge many of the HIT solutions necessary to achieve their respective “next –steps”. Actionable take aways for today, tomorrow, and the future will drive the discussions. Read More »

Health 2.0 Europe Annual Conference in Berlin

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 8:00am - November 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

Health 2.0 today announced the Call for Speakers for its Health 2.0 Europe 2012 Annual Conference, which will be held Nov. 6-7 in Berlin, Germany. The two-day event will set the stage for the next wave of technology innovation. It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and developers to introduce and receive immediate feedback from industry decision-makers and venture capitalists on technology and services that improve health care and reduce costs. Over 400 E E health care leaders and stakeholders including national and regional health authorities, financiers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and policy makers are expected to attend the Berlin conference... Read More »

2018 Health Datapalooza

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 26, 2018 (All day) - April 27, 2018 (All day)

The gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice. Health Datapalooza sits at the nexus of ideas, evidence, and execution. Where Federal policymakers and regulatory leads take their seats beside Silicon Valley startups and the health system’s chief information officers. More than a meeting, Health Datapalooza is a diverse community of big thinkers and roll-up-our-sleeves-and-get-it-done problem solvers who share a mission to liberate and use data to improve health and health care.

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