Upcoming Webinar: Nov 10, 2014
On November 7-9, we want to challenge students and hackers from across Ontario to build mHealth s...
From November 7-9 in Boston, we will be bringing together the best minds in tech and design to co...
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in collaboration with Health Data Consortium will host...
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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.
Generous $20,000 Matching Dollars Challenge will now extend your donations to help support the George Thomas Post Graduate Fellowship!
Dear Friends: As you know by now, we proudly announced that Kevin Emmett, PhD student from Columbia University, was named the very first recipient of the George Thomas Post Graduate Fellowship. We could not imagine a finer inaugural recipient. With this fellowship, our goal is to inspire advanced academic work in the field of informatics and computational science related to health care and health data.
Outgoing HDC CEO Dwayne Spradlin. Dear Friends: Some of you may recall my blog post a few months ago sharing our search for Health Data Consortium’s Executive Director and how we’ve been turning our attention to HDC’s Next Chapter. And you may have seen the exciting announcement last week that Dr. Chris Boone will be starting November 3rd in that role. Chris has a dynamite background and a truly infectious passion for health data and its potential to change everything. Having spent considerable time with Chris, I am extremely impressed with his style, professionalism, deep knowledge and understanding of health data, and his formidable command of the policy realm. His background includes innovative work with nonprofits, large health organizations, pharma, and nearly all our stakeholder groups. HDC will play a transformational role under Chris’s leadership. Welcome aboard Chris!
This morning, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced the launch of the Data for Health initiative, which seeks to assess how collected information and data can have a greater impact on improving people’s health and healthcare experiences.
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