Exploring Human Potential

Will Google Deliver a Killer Health Application?

Will Google deliver a killer health application? Who knows? Neil Versel, of Fierce EMR, weighed in on June 3rd with this post: “Google is denying a report by an industry analyst that it is giving up on its much-hyped but little-used Google Health PHR. ‘The project is alive and well from a staffing perspective,” an […]

“Race to the Top” for Health Care: Who will be our Arne Duncan?

Mike Magee MD In July, 2009, as the battle remained fully engaged on a legislative fix for health care reform, a very different approach to educational reform was announced in Washington. The United States Department of Education released the draft priorities, requirements, definitions and selection criteria for the $4.35 billion “Race to the Top” grant […]

Congressional Hearing: Aging in Place and New Technology

Testimony to Senate Aging Committee: National e-Care Plan Needed Now

 Eric Dishman This week, almost 6 years to the day of giving similar testimony to the same Senate Special Subcommittee on Aging, I had the opportunity on behalf of theContinua Health Alliance ( to reflect on the persistent barriers that prevent the widespread implementation of telehealth, aging-in-place, and what Continua calls “e-care” (for “electronic care”) technologies. In this […]

Testimony to Health IT Policy Committee on the use of health IT for patient and family engagement

Eric Dishman  Verbal testimony delivered today in Washington DC: “I am honored to testify today about using health IT to facilitate more patient and family engagement in our own health, wellness, and care. My social science career has spanned almost 20 years of doing R&D of patient engagement technologies. These past 11 years, I have […]

Eric Topol: The wireless future of medicine

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VA, DOD to expand virtual EHR program

By Alice Lipowicz Apr 06, 2010 The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments intend to expand their Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) pilot program, officials said today. The next series of demonstrations will involve exchange of additional types of data, including lab data, Dr. Steve Ondra, senior policy adviser for health affairs at the VA, said at a Health […]

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