May 8, 2018
Focus on Innovation
In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
May 4, 2018
Through SMART, FHIR, and the Argonaut Project, standardized APIs for EHR data interoperability are finally starting to show serious signs of traction. That means the health industry will start to see more complete records, better care, and more robust data sets that can power machine learning algorithm. But it also means more data in the hands of patients, and more responsibility for developers...
April 2, 2018
Aneesh Chopra said that the healthcare industry needs to start looking at privacy and ethics, especially in the midst of recent Cambridge Analytics and Facebook problems.
That is as true among upstarts and innovators as anywhere else. Chopra, who is the president of Care Journey and formerly served as White House CTO under President Barack Obama, explained that it is important for digital health...
March 23, 2018
HIMSS and Health 2.0 are kicking off the first Dev4Health event in Cleveland on April 30 and May 1, 2018.
“The overarching theme is community and code,” Adam Culbertson, Innovator-in-Residence at HIMSS, said. “The event is designed to allow tech innovators to share, connect, empower and build.”
Former US CTO Aneesh Chopra is slated to deliver the opening keynote and more than 20 experts will also...
March 5, 2018
Healthcare is in need of a culture change when it comes to sharing data, Aneesh Chopra, president of NavHealth and former U.S. chief technology officer under President Barack Obama, said Monday at HIMSS18.
All over the world, healthcare innovators are developing new technologies and using data to help. However, this information isn’t always available for others to use.
“In a world of unknown, it...
March 28, 2014
Mountain View, California-based TrueVault has raised $2.5 million in seed funding according to TechCrunch, from a range of big name investors including FundersClub, Paul Buchheit, ScoreBig founder Joel Milne, and an LLC that includes Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Maverick, and Khosla Ventures, and Immunity Project founders Reid Rubsamen, Naveen Jain, and Ian Cinnamon.
The company, which...
October 4, 2012
A lot of people out there believe "meaningful use" regulations has stymied innovation in health IT by effectively standardizing functionality in electronic health records. Backers of President Obama might argue the point. In fact, one did this week.
"There has never been a better time to be an innovator in healthcare," former federal CTO Aneesh Chopra, said Wednesday at the 2012 American Health...
October 6, 2009
The U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra told attendees at the Health 2.0 event in San Francisco this morning that next week the White House will announce a mobile health initiative it has been working on.
The only mobile health offering that the White House has been working on to our knowledge is Text4Baby a service that will provide free tips via text messages to mothers three times a...