Claude M. Schrader on 18 Feb 2011 09:26:23 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Todd Park speaking about open data, Fri 2/25, 11:30 AM

On 11:56 Fri 18 Feb     , jeff wrote:
> >   Mr. Park will be speaking about the Community Health Data Initiative
> >   (CDHI). The vision of this initiative is to help improve health by
> >   creating a growing âecosystemâ of community health data supply and
> >   use. There is huge potential for these HHS datasets to be used to
> >   improve health across multiple dimensions.
> ack - data security!
> data mining
> profiling
> [insert number of the beast rantings]
> Not shooting the messenger, of course.

Not to mention the indescribable horror of having a pharmacist at a new
pharmacy knowing what you're already taking to prevent conflicts. Or an ER
doc knowing that an unconscious patient has medicine allergies. That's a
future I don't want a part of.
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