Health 2.0’s Role in a World of “Data Liberacion”

This panel includes speakers Kenneth Buetow (Associate Director, BioInformatics, National Cancer Institute & Founder, caBIG), Patrick Soon-Shiong (Executive Chairman, Abraxis Health), and Josh Sommer (Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation). Coming together to discuss how the Health 2.0 community can get involved in working with data and services, this panel approaches the issue from a variety of perspectives.

Todd Park Excerpt

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, US Health and Human Services

Since being dragged back to the East Coast from California, Todd has been spending 25 hours a day
promoting the cause of Liberación. But he’s not become a health care Che Guevara—it’s data that
he wants to free, and how! Just launched in March, we’re already seeing amazing things out of the
Community Health Data Initiative which had its big coming out party just last week. Here Todd’s
going to explain how the Health 2.0 community can get involved in working with data and services
from HHS (and many others) to improve health for all Americans. Before he joined HHS, Todd was co-
founder of athenahealth.

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Health 2.0’s Role in a World of “Data Liberacion̶ ...

This panel includes speakers Kenneth Buetow (Associate Director, BioInformatics, National Cancer Institute & Founder, caBIG), Patrick Soon-Shiong (Executive Chairman, Abraxis Health), and Josh Sommer (Executive Director, Chordoma Foundation). Coming together to discuss how the Health 2.0 community can get involved in working with data and services, this panel approaches the issue from a variety of perspectives.

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Todd Park Excerpt

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, US Health and Human Services Since being dragged back to the East Coast from California, Todd has been spending 25 hours a day promoting the cause of Liberación. But he’s not become a health care Che Guevara—it’s data that he wants to free, and how! Just launched in March, we’re already seeing amazing things out of the Community Health Data Initiative which had its big coming out party just last week. Here Todd’s going to ex ...