health data

By  Aditi Pai 09:02 am January 23, 2015
Palo Alto, California-based Human API raised $6.6 million from 16 investors, according to an SEC filing. Existing investors include Andreessen Horowitz, BlueRun Ventures, and Innovation Endeavors, according to AngelList. Human API offers providers an infrastructure they can use to create a health platform that enables a group of patients to share data with their caregivers. A few months ago,...
By  Jonah Comstock 06:43 am October 16, 2014
Data for Health co-chairs Dr. Ivor Horn and David Ross. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has begun an initiative to explore how health data can best serve not just individuals, but communities. The new initiative, called Data for Health, will be led by an advisory committee co-chaired by David Ross, director of the Public Health Informatics Institute, and Dr. Ivor Horn, medical director of...
By  Jonah Comstock 09:49 am July 21, 2014
In a new report from the California HealthCare Foundation, the report's author, health economist and consultant Jane Sarasohn-Kahn concludes that while the increasing amount of consumer wellness and fitness data collected today has a lot of value for personalized healthcare, it also presents new risks for consumer privacy. For one thing, as healthcare moves out of the hospital and onto the wrist...