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Open Digital Medicine - A Privacy Policy Template

Medicine is becoming digital. Must it also become closed and licensed as a result? Our project will develop a model privacy policy for apps and websites committed to open medicine and sharing of patient data. Most medicine is on paper and still open. It’s peer-reviewable, modifiable by anyone and can be taught and practiced without buying a license. As EHRs, PHRs, apps and web services absorb and then extend medical ...more »

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Enabling Practitioners, Patients and Providers to keep their Paper and have their Data Too

Imagine how the world would change if anyone, anywhere, could enter data on any paper form and get back fully digital, machine-readable data in hours. Digital data drives healthcare forward. It helps clinicians diagnose and treat patients, epidemiologists catch epidemics before they become pandemics, and public health practitioners identify which interventions work. Getting high-quality and timely digital data, ...more »

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Mass Personalization Health Promotion for Better Treatment Adherence and Outcomes

Big data and more precise social science offer a unique opportunity for tailoring health-promotion messages. As digital technologies proliferate, persuasive health communication can be delivered with consideration to individuals’ preferences, personalities, health literacy levels, and medical histories. Mass personalization is already reality as users sign in to patient portals and web sites, often from a smart phone ...more »

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Health agencies need better analytics. Meet Epy.io

With novel threats emerging at an increasing rate while resources are declining, it has never been harder for health agencies to keep up in today’s unpredictable landscape of disease surveillance. The tools being used (annual PDF reports, research behind paywalls, data hidden in spreadsheets) struggle to deliver the accuracy and efficiency required. With Epy.io's data processing factory, local health agencies can transform ...more »

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Informing patient decision-making with open access to health data

Increasingly, patients are having to make the hard decisions about their care: what could I have, what should I do to treat it, and where should I go? With 135 medical specialties and imperfect access to primary care, consumers are turning to the Internet for information to guide these decisions. Unfortunately, much of the content available is generic at best. In some cases it is purposefully written to elicit fear ...more »

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Leveraging Big Data and Marketing Science to Create Consumer Demand for Preventive Care

Imagine a world where people actively seek out and consume preventive care products and services that will help them stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of disease, and keep diseases they already have from becoming worse or more debilitating. In this world, avoidable health care service utilization and costs are minimized, and the marginal value of service delivery improves. Our idea is to promote this normative game ...more »

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Breaking Barriers in Medical Knowledge

What if you could remove the barriers involved in accessing and understanding medical knowledge? What if engaged patients had a clear path to becoming experts in their own condition? What if primary care doctors had a clear path to understanding specialist topics? What if specialists had a clear path to understanding and disseminating advances in their field? Right now, the way information dissemination happens ...more »

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