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Open Health Data: An International Snapshot

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The 2009 Digital Britain Report described data as ‘an innovation currency’ and ‘the lifeblood of the knowledge economy.’  We are now in 2013 and while
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5 Healthcare predictions for 2013 

5 Healthcare predictions for 2013  | Open Health Data | Scoop.it
This would not be a normal Holiday Season if predictions for the next year to come have not started popping-up across the social media world. Well, I am not sitting on the sidelines.
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Golden Age of Healthcare: Open Health Data

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Healthcare is  complex, complicated, and touches every single individual on this planet. The average spend per capita on healthcare costs is rising tremendously year over year and the governmental focus seems to be on increasing premiums, changing tax rates and focusing completely only on efficiency gains. There is a greatarticle by Clay Christensen that in short states that the focus has shifted to efficiency gains and not innovation. And innovation is what is needed, because the supply siders are dancing now and Keynsian policies are not working (that is my macroeconomic addition to the summary).

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5 Healthcare predictions for 2013 

5 Healthcare predictions for 2013  | Open Health Data | Scoop.it
This would not be a normal Holiday Season if predictions for the next year to come have not started popping-up across the social media world. Well, I am not sitting on the sidelines.
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#1 is open health data :)

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The Future of Health Is in #Opendata

The Future of Health Is in #Opendata | Open Health Data | Scoop.it

This Saturday I had the pleasure of helping organize a hackathon that was put together by the Open State Foundation (HackDeOverheid). The theme was “Open Data, open for business” and took place at a very unique place in Rotterdam – WORM

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The Golden Age of Healthcare is Open Data

The Golden Age of Healthcare is Open Data | Open Health Data | Scoop.it

Healthcare is complex, intertwined, and touches every single individual on this planet. The average per capita spent on healthcare costs has been tremendously increasing over the past few years. Governments seem to focus on increasing premiums, changing tax rates and augmenting efficiency gains. A great article by Clay Christensen briefly illustrates that the focus for dormant capital has shifted to efficiency gains instead of innovation. And as we all know… innovation is what this world needs.

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