Navigation Links
Health data forum features dynamic apps, experts on June 9
Date:6/1/2011

A range of new "apps" and other technologies harnessing health data to improve people's and communities' well-being will be demonstrated at the Health Data Initiative Forum, hosted by the Institute of Medicine and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Thursday, June 9. IT developers, health policy experts, company representatives, and others will gather at the event hosted by the Institute of Medicine and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to interact with featured innovators, learn more about newly available data, and discuss issues such as privacy, data mapping, and other topics related to the use of health information. Several companies and organizations will announce new challenges and other initiatives. In addition, the winners of "Go Viral to Improve Health: IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge" will showcase their technologies.

Participating speakers include:

  • Aneesh Chopra, chief technology officer of the United States
  • Harvey Fineberg, president, Institute of Medicine
  • Lisa Jackson, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Timothy O'Reilly, chief executive officer, O'Reilly Media
  • Todd Park, chief technology officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kathleen Sebelius, secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The forum will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. An agenda is available at http://www.iom.edu/healthdataforum. Reserved seating for media is limited. Those who cannot attend may participate via a live video webcast at http://www.iom.edu/healthdataforum. To register or arrange interviews with speakers, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.


'/>"/>

Contact: Christine Stencel
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. ER visits persist for children with mental health problems despite regular outpatient care
2. Low-carb, higher-fat diets add no arterial health risks to obese people seeking to lose weight
3. Psychotherapy Linked to Healthier Stress Hormone Levels
4. Extra weight equals better health-related quality of life for blacks, not so for women
5. More money, better health?
6. Health reform essential to young adults: Nearly half cant afford needed health care
7. Could Extreme Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?
8. Healthy gut flora could prevent obesity
9. More Primary Care Docs in a Community Equals Healthier Seniors
10. No health card means no family doctor for many homeless people
11. Twin Cities Take Top Ranking for Healthy Living
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Calibration, qualification, and the appropriate ... and maintaining GMP and USP compliance. In a new webinar from METTLER TOLEDO ... " these requirements are explained. The challenge is to determine how to ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... the release of two biometric time and attendance tracking products: the new NCheck ... software. NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance uses biometric face recognition to enable users to ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... In ... Self-Funding Success website has recently developed and published an informational resource that addresses ... created based on common inquiries the site’s team of third party administrator (TPA) ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... A minimally invasive porcelain veneer is increasing in popularity ... Dental Laboratories (NADL) is informing dentists about the benefits of minimally invasive dentistry, ... and technicians that create these veneers. , According to National Board for ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... Public relations pros work hard to earn placements and build a ... results are clear, much of PR is hard to quantify. Goal-setting and measurement are ... firms should always take an all-inclusive approach that takes both traditional and non-traditional factors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... This morning,s research on ... The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN ). ... which is governed by the same governing framework ... industry are wholesalers, retailers, pharmacies, and benefit managers. Learn ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017  AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, ... on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies ... that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has notified ... 30 mcg) Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) has passed ... MAA is underway. The MAA for ARX-04 (known ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... FRANCISCO , March 28, 2017 ...  is expected to reach a value of USD 4.5 ... Grand View Research, Inc. Proper closure of injured tissues ... structure and function. Postoperative leakages occur in 3% to ... complication. They are responsible for one third of postoperative ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: