Health Data Everywhere: Not a Drop to Link?

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Sunday 13th March, 2011

11:00am to 12:00pm (CST)

The Health 2.0 and Open Gov movements have helped unlock large repositories of data - from user-generated data in hundreds of online communities to mobile devices to federal quality indicators to medical record data within provider organizations. But much remains to be done to connect these disconnected islands of data to generate information that's meaningful and actionable by end users. And what happens when you link informed patient communities with their health data? As Clay Shirky says, it gets weird. And interesting.

A number of communities have cropped up to promote access to medical data and the integration of user-reported and behavioral data within the clinical decision stream including healthdatarights.org, #healthapps, #health2dev, #73cents, #getupandmove and #WhyPM. With the opening up of health datasets, platform APIs and increasingly sophisticated analytic engines to make user-generated health data clinically relevant, we can finally unleash the wider developer community to build robust and integrated tools to improve health and healthcare.

This session brings together some of the leading voices in the Health 2.0 movement to discuss and demo technologies that help access, mine, display and distribute control of health information across a wide variety of interfaces and devices. We will also hear how government is opening healthcare datasets for access by the developer community and how patients are increasingly becoming "n of 1" platforms.

LEVEL: Intermediate

About the speakers

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Roni Zeiger

Former Google Chief Health Strategist, CEO Impatient Science, practicing physician, father and husband, forever student, believer in seduction + health bio from Twitter

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Indu Subaiya

Entrepreneur, event producer, healthcare democratizer, cinephile, writer/director bio from Twitter

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Gilles Frydman

ACOR Founder, Daily witness of the power of networked patients, Content Bots are my toys bio from Twitter

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Aman Bhandari

bu·reau·crat. passionate abt solutions, data, tech & innovation for domestic+global health. sr advisor to the us cto. Tweets R mine bio from Twitter

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Jamie Heywood

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24 attendees

  • Andy Donner
  • CLOUD, Inc.
  • Indu Subaiya
  • briancarterKC
  • Chris LoSacco
  • Alex Howard
  • Dominic Campbell
  • Ed Costello
  • Gilles Frydman
  • Aman Bhandari
  • Jamie Heywood
  • Jeremy Fuksa
  • Daniel Hansson
  • leandro agro
  • Pelle Sten
  • Read G Holman
  • Roni Zeiger
  • TH Schee
  • scottackerson
  • Scott Phelps
  • Yesenia Sotelo
  • Steven Follis
  • wilbertbaan
  • Steven Randazzo

15 trackers

  • Adriana Lukas
  • Bev Godwin
  • Lizzie Dunklee
  • Jan Taco teGussinklo
  • Dan Weingrod
  • Brian Ng
  • Jason Rutherford
  • Julia Eisman
  • Jenn Gustetic
  • Herman Kuiper
  • Jason Lewis
  • Dave Riordan
  • Shelley Cook
  • sonderformat
  • Sebastian Gerhard

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Time 11:00am12:00pm CST

Date Sun 13th March 2011

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