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Health IT: The HUGE Hidden Cost Of Health Care

We believe that much of the true cost of healthcare lies hidden in inefficient access, delivery and payment systems that have escaped innovation and disruption until now. We contend that the lack of data pipelines enabling fluid, low cost transactions is a main impediment to reducing costs within the Health Industry. The industry standard for electronic transmission is called HIPPA ASC X12 5010. HIPAA (that’s ...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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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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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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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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