Interview with Practice Fusion & Microsoft on Analyze This! Challenge

For the current round of Health 2.0 Developer challenges, Practice Fusion and Microsoft Azure DataMarket have launched Analyze This! and are asking teams get creative with 5,000 de-identified patient records. Developers can use the records in anyway they’d like, as long as it answers a pressing health care question, and there’s a $5,000 prize for the winner.

Health 2.0′s Matthew Holt interviewed Bruno Aziza of Microsoft and Matt Douglass of Practice Fusion to discuss hear how they think data can be be better utilized, as well as the interesting things they’re seeing emerge from open data, and what they’re hoping to see from this challenge.

In the interview below, you’ll get a chance to hear how the challengers think data can be be better utilized, as well as the interesting things they’re seeing emerge from open data, and what they’re hoping to see from this challenge.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Analyze This! Developer Challenge, check out the site.