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The Health Data Consortium Mission

The Health Data Consortium is a public-private partnership working to foster the availability and innovative use of open health data to improve health and healthcare.

Our mission is to liberate health data to ignite innovation; promote collaboration among health data users and stakeholders; encourage responsible health data use; and hasten the movement through advocacy, education, and targeted "catalyst" programs.


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HDC Blog

  • Leveraging EHR Datasets to Discover New Cancer Genes and Treatments

    • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    • Chris Boone

    Dear Friends: As we draw close to Health Datapalooza 2015 and the one-year launch of the George Thomas Post-Graduate Fellowship, we here at HDC just want to again take a moment to celebrate the life of George Thomas and work his legacy continues to inspire.

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  • SafeUseNow: Combating Drug Use and Addiction by Leveraging Predictive Risk Factors

    • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    • HDC Staff

    SafeUseNow is a risk-identification and -intervention solution that uses predictive risk factors to provide an actionable solution for systematically and efficiently combating the misuse, abuse, addiction and diversion of controlled substance drugs. We spoke to Patrick Burns, President and CEO of Principle Strategies, who developed SafeUseNow, about how the idea came about and what they're currently working on.

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  • More Data & Data Viz for the California Open Data Portal

    • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    • Jim Cashel

    In October, we congratulated the State of California on the launch of their new Open Data Portal. At that point, the Portal offered 64 datasets and visualizations from two participating departments: the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).

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May 20, 2015
HDC Releases Report on Health Data Accessibility Priorities for the U.S. Health Care System

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HDC Announces Keynote Speakers for Health Datapalooza 2015

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