Calit2: Big Data: Tools and Applications for Individuals

Jerry Sheehan is the Co-Director of the Health Data Exploration project supported by the Robert Wood Johnson foundation. At Health 2.0 he shared some of their new findings from the project which is aimed at helping better understand the potential to use self-tracked health and wellness data for academic research. Specifically focused on the benefits and impediments to helping establish a robust ecosystem between individuals, companies who manufacture devices and applications, and academic researchers.