Monday, January 30, 2012

Entrepreneurs Try to Fill Gap in Online Medical Help

ElBoghdady, Dina. "Entrepreneurs Try to Fill Gap in Online Medical Help." The Washington Post, January 29, 2012.

From the article: "Recognizing a need for innovation, the government has made some of its raw data available on, a central database where developers can get information for Web sites and apps. So far, the database includes everything from food safety recalls to fatality statistics, but the challenge remains the dearth of comparable information…But as health-care entrepreneurs harness the power of social media, they are unlocking other information. And many are making money not through the traditional advertising model, but instead are getting revenue from drug companies, doctors and hospitals…Here are some players who have jumped into the race to innovate…" Read more

See Also
Health.Data.Gov. "Health Data Community."2012.