Application Programming Interface (API)

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Kaiser Permanente Launches Open API

Staff Writer | Rock Health | June 3, 2013

Today, on stage at Health Datapalooza in Washington, DC, Kaiser Permanente, a Rock Health partner, announced the launch of its first application programming interface program, InterchangeSM. Read More »

Kaiser Permanente Launches Open API For Health App Development

Greg Slabodkin | FierceMobile Healthcare | June 10, 2013

Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health plans, has released an open application programming interface (API) that will allow developers to collaborate with the healthcare system on apps, according to an eWeek article. Read More »

Kaiser Permanente Launches Open Health API With Facility Info, Self-Tracking Data Coming Soon

Jonah Comstock | MobiHealthNews | June 3, 2013

Integrated health system Kaiser Permanente is launching an open API, called Interchange, that will enable developers to use publicly available information from Kaiser Permanente in their own apps... Read More »

Kaiser Permanente Releases Open API For Health App Developers

Brian T. Horowitz | eWeek | June 6, 2013

Kaiser Permanente's open API Interchange provides the code for developers to create health apps that help consumers to manage their lifestyle. Read More »

Libelium Connects Intel Galileo To Sensors For The Internet Of Things

Press Release | Libelium | May 15, 2014

Libelium has released step-by-step tutorials that show how to connect Arduino and Raspberry Pi shields and modules to the Intel Galileo development board, to help developers design new Internet of Things applications with software and hardware.  Libelium received support from Intel’s technical team to program a new API for its e-Health Sensor Platform, the first open source platform, that collects and transmits biometric data for healthcare applications...

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LibreOffice 4.0: The Big Changes Will Be Under The Hood

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | January 27, 2013

There's a new major version of open-source LibreOffice office suite on its way, but developers, not end-users, will be the ones who will notice the real changes. Read More »

Making Dollars And Sense Of The Open Data Economy

Alex Howard | O'Reilly Radar | December 11, 2012

Is the push to free up government data resulting in economic activity and startup creation?
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Moving Health IT Innovation Forward: A Vision For Substitutable Components

Tom Krohn | Eli Lilly Clinical Open Innovation | November 4, 2012

In the March 2009 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, Drs. Kenneth Mandl and Isaac Kohane of Harvard Medical School introduced the idea of a health information technology platform that works more like the iPhone than a traditional system. Read More »

Navigation, It’s Not Just For Cars: Mapbox And Scoot Optimize The Nav System For 2 Wheels

Kevin Fitchard | GIGAOM | April 21, 2014

Navigation may have found its initial home in the car dashboard, but there are many different modes of transportation we use from feet to bikes to skis that can all benefit from some turn-by-turn directions. San Francisco’s scooter-sharing startup Scoot is a good case in point.

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New Healthcare.gov Is Open, CMS-Free

Dave Cole | Development Seed | March 12, 2013

HHS CTO Bryan Sivak previews details and vision for relaunch of the high-profile government website Read More »

NHS Should 'Look To Lastminute.com'

Lis Evenstad | eHealth Insider | April 15, 2013

Trade body Intellect has urged the NHS to learn from the private sector when it comes to building a new digital architecture to meet the ‘paperless’ challenge. Read More »

No Copyrights On APIs: Help Us Make The Case

Julie Samuels | Electronic Frontier Foundation | November 2, 2012

Earlier this year, we applauded District Court Judge Alsup for getting it right and holding that, as a matter of law, one could not copyright APIs. The case, Oracle v. Google, is now on appeal to the Federal Circuit, where a three-judge panel is going to revisit Judge Alsup’s ruling. Read More »

Not So Fast: CMS Says Meaningful Use Not Dead, New Incentive Program Will Take Time

Mike Miliard | Healthcare Finance | January 20, 2016

One week after Andy Slavitt said meaningful use would be replaced soon, the acting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator and national coordinator Karen DeSalvo made it clear that the changes would take time and that providers must still follow the current program. Slavitt and DeSalvo in a blog post Tuesday afternoon explained the new regulatory framework would move away from measuring clicks to focusing on care...

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Obama Administration Announces Key Actions to Accelerate Precision Medicine Initiative

Press Release | The White House | February 25, 2016

A year ago the President announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative to accelerate a new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person, taking into account individuals’ health history, genes, environments, and lifestyles. Precision medicine is already transforming the way diseases like cancer and mental health conditions are treated. Molecular testing for cancer patients lets physicians and patients select treatments that improve chances of survival and reduce adverse effects...

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ONC Releases Beta Scorecard for C-CDA Documents

Greg Slabodkin | Health Data Management | July 20, 2016

A new tool released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is being offered to providers and developers to help them identify and resolve interoperability issues involving Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) documents in their HIT systems. Read More »