Kerry McDermott represented session sponsor West Health and opened the session “Big Data: Tools and Applications for Transforming Care.” Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya moderated the panel of speakers who presented how their respective companies are addressing the integration of Big Data into physician work-flow, patient-provider communications, and extending the use of EMRs to transform health care. Speakers Colin Hill, Francois de Brantes, Lloyd Dean, Aaron Levie, Chalie Wiggins, Richard Roth, and Frank Williams were joined by demos from Allscripts, athenahealth, drchrono, Box, NotOnly Dev, Alere, and IBM.
Fred Trotter is a recognized expert in Free and Open Source medical software and security systems. He co-authored the first Health IT O’Reilly book “Hacking Healthcare.” Fred is also the founder of NotOnly Development, which focuses on developing game-changing health care software. At Health 2.0, though, he shared an exclusive for attendees, the release of a compelling combination of referral data and Medicare billing data – the single largest open data set regarding prescribing that is available anywhere.