Technology Can Help Distinguish Fact From Fiction
More people die from avoidable medical errors than from gunshot wounds, breast cancer, and vehicular accidents combined.
But the medical data that could save those lives are trapped in multiple layers of paper and obsolete IT systems. Peter shares potential solutions to “frack” and liberate these layers of data to save lives.
Dr. Stephen L. Ondra, Decorated Army Veteran, Served as White House Health Technology Advisor and Program Director of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University
How to Think About Intelligent Autonomous Systems in the Military
Senior leaders across the defense establishment are justifiably concerned about the erosion of U.S. military technical superiority and have recently launched several
Former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore brings experience using data for social good to Maryland-based start-up dedicated to open data, data security, and data interoperability
Avoidable medical errors -- so-called preventable adverse events, or PAEs -- contribute to the deaths of approximately 400,000 Americans each year.
Unless we prioritize government collection, analysis, and distribution of data, public officials will continue to make decisions with limited facts, and citizens will get poorer services from the government than from the private sector.
Connecting smart biological sensors to the internet is not a new idea. There are already dozens of products in the market that continuously monitor blood glucose and heart function, for example, and enable secure remote management for clinicians and caretakers.
Blue Button software component will include HL7’s Fast Health Interoperability Resources (FHIR)
The recent cyber intrusions into Sony and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have highlighted to the general public a festering weakness
Mehret is with Amida Technology Solutions, Ellen is with Medecision, and Peter is with Amida Technology Solutions
In 1899, so the fable goes, a hapless director of the patent office suggested to then-President McKinley that the agency be abolished because “everything that can be invented has been invented.”
Strategic additions include Scott Gould, Sonal Shah, Dan Boneh, Alec Ross as advisors, and Chantale Wong and Alicia Phillips Mandaville in senior management roles
Now includes CMS Blue Button file support and improved matching capabilities
Supports National Initiative to Provide Easy Access to Consumer Health Records
Assigning blame for Healthcare.gov’s disastrous rollout has been about as entertaining as thrashing about in a room full of piñatas without a blindfold
Can we stop bad guys from getting into U.S. networks?
There is a hilarious scene in the 1991 movie “L.A. Story” in which the protagonist, Harris (Steve Martin, who also wrote the screenplay), is mugged on a busy street as he withdraws cash from an ATM. The cavalier crook happens to be next in an adjacent line of stalkers, and he introduces himself as “your robber today”;
I had the privilege of working with Dr. Peter Levin as an outside technology strategy adviser while he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Veterans Affairs during the first Obama Administration
As health care plans nationwide enter the home stretch of implementing electronic records under the framework of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act, and military service disability claims backlogs grow in size and attention, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon need a much more coherent approach to modernize and deploy their electronic health record systems.