After last week’s FHIR DevDays conference, I blogged on Wednesday that Morgan Gleason had won the judges’ award in the Patient Innovator Track. There was another winner – for the first time we did a People’s Choice award, and it was won by Olivier Karasira, a man in Rwanda working on a remarkable project: “Turning Paper into FHIR in Africa.”[Read more…]
Last week at the virtual DevDays conference (for the FHIR software standard that I’ve blogged about so much) we held the second Patient Innovator Track. Watch the winning pitch, 10 minutes long, from Morgan Gleason, fresh out of college. She describes her complex situation and how she’s learned to deal with it manually, and tells the FHIR developer community what she needs – what she wants them to help create, so she can walk into each doctor visit fully prepared without going through all the work she has to do now:[Read more…]
This is a quick post without a lot of explanation, targeted to perhaps a small number of people but perhaps also intriguing to a lot more. This image is a quick summary of the post below:
[What’s FHIR? I’ve been blogging about it for more than a year; here are all the posts, newest first, though if you’re new to the concept please start here. This post doesn’t require understanding FHIR’s significance, but it sure helps.]
The context: someone needs to get their health data.[Read more…]
John Keyes, blood disease patient who created BloodNumbers, a simple app to track his ongoing test results.[Read more…]
This is something I rarely do: I’m reposting, verbatim, a previous post, because its relevance has accelerated. Please give it another read.
In June I wrote here about the ten part blog series I recently did on Tincture, about why I believe the HL7 FHIR standard promises to be so important in achieving the long-felt need for patients to have access to every bit of their health data … to “let patients help” improve care, as my book and TED Talk have said for YEARS. But last fall I gave a talk that expressed my impatience. The title: