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Disease Control App for Doctors Wins Health 2.0 Data Challenge, Analyze This!
Date:3/22/2011

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion has named Epicenter the winner of Analyze This! part of Health 2.0's Spring Developer Challenge. Using Practice Fusion's sample of 15,000 de-identified health records, available free through Microsoft's Windows Azure Marketplace, Epicenter developer and self-confessed "data nerd," John Schrom, said his application could help identify and better control the spread of disease across America.

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"Epicenter allows doctors to benchmark local patient data against a uniform dataset to identify anomalies in real-time," said Schrom. "It would also allow doctors to quickly identify local disease outbreaks, the groups they're occurring in, and then share those high-risk patient profiles with the wider medical community to drive proactive treatment initiatives, more targeted screening and faster warnings." A video demonstration of Schrom's Epicenter application can be viewed here.

As part of the Health 2.0 and US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Developer Challenge, Analyze This! entrants were asked to use Practice Fusion's dataset to answer pressing public health questions around obesity trends, drug efficacy, disease outbreaks and treatment outcomes.

Schrom, a 26 year old epidemiologist with Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, believes increased access to de-identified patient data is critical to the development of potentially lifesaving healthcare informatics tools, like Epicenter.

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