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Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant: Creating a National Clearinghouse for PRTF Outcomes Data

Data driven decision-making is revolutionizing the healthcare industry. Consumers and regulators are demanding greater transparency regarding both cost and outcomes. Research shows that a small population of insured is responsible for the lion’s share of costs. Foster children are one of these high utilization populations. Many foster children suffer from trauma, which can lead to mental health issues. Some of these children ...more »

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Open Source Web Based Geo Enabled Publicly Available Health Data Mapping & Visualization Tool & API

We are civic hackers. We don’t know healthcare, but we do know data, or more specifically how to find, scrape, aggregate & manipulate data from multiple files in multiple formats. The problem we see is that most health data is too cumbersome for people to use. Our transformative vision is to build an open source, web based, publicly available, geo enabled health data mapping & visualization tool that will aggregate ...more »

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It is your damn data. Use it for personal and public good.

What if we could completely change the center of health information gravity to the patient with a “Public Health Graph” (PHG). Imagine patients not only accessing their own medical records, but adding fitness, nutrition and sleep information. Conversations with Drs become much more productive. But the real power comes from connectivity to big data sets like the EPA and CDC surveillance of things like air quality, the ...more »

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Personal Medicine Plus Mobile Wellness Platform

The Personal Medicine Plus Project utilizes emerging mobile technology and application development, utilization of accelerometer technology, cloud platform interfacing, and mobile health biometric screening tools to enable chronic disease self management and chronic disease elimination for the rural working poor. We hope to take the pre diabetic overweight smoker back from the brink of a remaining lifetime lived in ...more »

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A Virtual Town Square for Public Health: Resurrecting Simon's Health of Towns Association

Getting data on your own city or county's health requires special effort. Knowing that your city has a worse or better than average life expectancy, obesity rate, smoking rate, teen pregnancy rate, etc. has the potential to become a conversation-starter. These are the conversations that lead to sustainable solutions if the conversations are connected to the local health department and the local government. An easy ...more »

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