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:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... for human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect cells, ... Cloning Medium. The PluriQ™ G9™ Gene Editing System is a complete ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... To ... infrastructure. Most providers, however, are unsure how to move forward, given the need ... define a path forward tailored to an organization’s specific needs. , PYA Principal ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... SpiritQuest Sedona ... heart of West Sedona, surrounded by famous vortex sites: Cathedral Rock, Airport Mesa, and ... partner properties – the Lodge at Sedona as well as the Sedona Rouge, both ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... An ... may expose a possible link between head and neck cancer in individuals with unhealthy ... the study were evaluated based on whether they had gum disease, brushed their teeth ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... SyncDog, Inc. , the leading ... is featured in the current issue of Silicon Review magazine. Silicon ... technology solutions and features them in their magazine. The magazine allows top-level executives ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it ... (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for people ... Roche is the first IVD company in the U.S ... assessment and management. PCT is a sepsis-specific ... blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune ... growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable growth ... vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... PARK RIDGE, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS ... caliber of students receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders ... hands. The 2016 scholarship winners, announced today online at ... refused to let type 1 diabetes stand in the ... Lilly Diabetes has supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: