The iWatch will allow Apple to monetize the immediate context and environment and allow it to amass a wealth of data on both your bodily activity and even emotion and place in the world. This will help understand when people will be in the most receptive mood to receive a message. Your responses and activities have just become part of the network, a part of the economy. Apple is building a behavioral economy.
On Sept. 1, we started the 20 Question for Health IT project, which spanned 20 weekdays and included insights from different contributors on various health…
Final question from Brian Eastwood, senior editor of CIO Online: “Healthcare is full of individual instances of data analytics “wins” – Hospital X reducing readmissions, Health System Y cutting prescription costs or Practice Z streamlining its bulk buying of tongue depressor. How does healthcare move from easy wins in analytics to more tangible, repeatable results?”
Question from Vince Kuraitis: “The migration from ‘Hoarding’ to ‘Sharing’ patient health information — necessary, but not sufficient?”
Question from Steven Posnack, Director, Office of Standards and Technology at the ONC: “Is the concept of an “electronic health record” outdated?”
Question from Jennifer Dennard, digital diva at HIStalk, “How can we help propel the Blue Button movement forward?
Jon Mertz asks, “What will raise health IT literacy?
Scott Mace from HealthLeaders asks, “Who should define the concept or process of a standardized patient ID?”
Where does innovation fit in at a time of ‘do more with less’ in healthcare?
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