Tag: Meaningful Use

Action and optimism from US CTO Todd Park at Healthbox demo day

Todd Park (@todd_park), newly appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Federal government, gave an inspiring keynote address at Healthbox investor day in Chicago this week. Park, co-founder of athenahealth in 1997, is clearly very passionate about entrepreneurs and a big believer in the entrepreneur’s ability to effect tremendous disruption through invention. There has never been […]

The future of medicine hangs on the subtleties of “use”

[Ed. This is the third of a three part series examining the past & present of FDA regulation of mHealth] The debate over the adoption of electronic health records and health IT systems by physicians has largely focused on the concept of “Meaningful Use”. It was this term chosen by the Dept of Health and […]