Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Healthcare and Government 2.0 with Aneesh Chopra and Tim O'Reilly

Tim O'Reilly snagged a great interview with Aneesh Chopra at the Gov 2.0 Expo. They started off with a strong focus on the intersection of healthcare and gov 2.0 principles. Aneesh gives an overview of the incentive program for meaningful use of EHRs, reveals an interesting perspective of the genesis of the NHIN Direct project, and also talks about the criteria that patients are entitled to an electronic copy of their medical record. From a policy standpoint he wants to create the conditions for data liquidity and provide a platform for innovation.