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Session+_18+-+Personal+Profiling - Analysis of Emerging...

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Analysis of Emerging echnologies Technologies Health Care / Personal Profiling November 10, 2010 1
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Windows Phone Phones running Windows Phone 7 now available in AT&T stores (with prevalent displays.) Phones made by HTC and Samsung. Microsoft evangelizing to the developer community and writing apps themselves. esigned to provide easy access to things you need to stay Designed to provide easy access to things you need to stay connected, so you could get to back to your life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHlN21ebeak Similar theme struck by RockMelt, a new rowser with browser with social features.
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General Framework for the Course Identify the echnology Consider the Technology and e System in Make Predictions / entify Technology the System in Which it Operates Identify Opportunities Scanning and orecasting Innovation diffusion and chnology acceptance Forecasting Invention technology acceptance Technology platforms, network effects, standards, and frastructure infrastructure Stakeholder Impacts / Sustainability Information Implications Laws / regulations / ethics 5 Creation, analysis, and implications of new data
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Electronic Health Records ID umber VeriMed database number containing medical information What’s actually in the electronic health record within the database? Demographics (name, gender, date of birth) • Contact information • Insurance / primary physician information Medical Profile • Existing conditions, allergies, current medications, immunizations, etc. • Family history Care Episodes • Illnesses, doctor visits, hospital visits, etc. • Treatment method and outcome.
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Benefits of Electronic Health Records igital data Better availability to information Fewer medical errors Digital data Better availability to information More efficient care Know patient data and medical history. Avoid unnecessary and risky procedures. Digital data Better availability to information E.g., flag potential adverse drug interactions. Prescribe most effective drug based on patient characteristics. Digital data Better availability to information Evidence-based medicine. xample Suppose I want to know the efficacy of a treatment procedure or Example : Suppose I want to know the efficacy of a treatment procedure or drug for treating prostate cancer. Query: Retrieve treatment Database containing medical procedures and outcomes for prostate cancer patients. Filter : Men, Native Result: List of patients (probably de-identified), with data on severity, treatment, and outcome. information. American, Ages 50-55. How to make this happen?
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Implementing Electronic Health Records Step #1: Adoption and use. Only about 17% of U.S. physicians are using electronic health records. (Source: Jha et al, Use of Electronic Health Records in U.S. Hospitals, New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 360:1628-1638) Why so few?
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