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WSJ: Americans don’t own their health data, but they should.

In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Dr. David Brailer with the Department of Health and Human Services explained that to many Americans's surprise, we don't own our own medical records. Access to them is controlled by someone else. Dr. Brailer argues that it's time to change that, and we whole-heartedly agree. The original article appears [...]

The Problem with Data-Sharing is a Money Issue

80% of physicians use electronic medical records, but a few major players in the healthcare chain are blocking the sharing of data. The technology is there. We've seen it, and we use it with our platform, My Health. But by keeping their software proprietary, or by purposely making it unable to exchange data, some vendors [...]

IBM CEO: “Healthcare will be our moon shot”

Here are our thoughts on IBM's announcement of its new business unit, Watson Health. Through this channel, the technology powerhouse will offer cloud-based access to its Watson supercomputer. What is Watson? It’s a first-of-its-kind cognitive computing system for analyzing healthcare data. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty recently sat down with journalist Charlie Rose to talk more [...]

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