Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Citizen-Centric Health: How Public/Private Partnerships are Changing the Game

From the Microsoft Connected Health Conference in April 2011

"It’s clear that engaging citizens in their own health is a must-do if we expect better outcomes at lower costs. Making that happen at scale has been challenging – but a recent set of public/private initiatives may be changing that. Programs like the Direct Project, Blue Button, Meaningful Use and the Health Data Initiative are getting more data into the hands of citizens, and tools for self-managed and collaborative care are emerging to take advantage of these new data streams."

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Joshua J. Seidman, Ph.D., Director Meaningful Use, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Rich Elmore, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Allscripts

Sean Nolan, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft Health Solutions Group


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Anonymous said...

Why is it that we always think more government intervention will be the solution to problems that they created in the first place? The law of unintended consequences will always win as seen today with an unsustainable Medicare/Medicaid bubble. Without people paying for their own healthcare, there is a virtually unlimited demand and yet by nature a limited supply (which incidentally is being limited further by the the cap of residency programs through LEGISTLATIVE Action). Of course prices are skyrocketing. We need a separation of state and economy (that includes healthcare) in the same way and for the same reason we require separation of church and state.

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