Health Datapalooza IV to Convene Leaders and Demo Tools Shaping the Future of Health

Health Datapalooza IV to Convene Leaders and Demo Tools Shaping the Future of

National event to feature the latest health apps, business models, and
technology innovations

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Join key health care influencers in
Washington, D.C., on June 3-4 forHealth Datapalooza IV—the premier national
conference on liberating health data to achieve better health outcomes,
improved health care, and lower costs. Organized by Health Data Consortium, a
collaboration among government, non-profit, and private sector organizations,
Health Datapalooza IV will draw more than 1,500 innovators, health care
industry executives, policymakers, venture capitalists, startups, developers,
researchers, providers, consumers, and patient advocates focused on
data-driven solutions to systematic health care challenges.



  oTodd Park, Chief Technology Officer, United States
  oAtul Gawande, Surgeon, Writer, and Public Health Researcher, Brigham and
    Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  oThe Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and
    Human Services
  oJonathan Bush, Co-Founder, athenahealth
  oDelos Cosgrove, President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic
  oMarilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  oFarzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information
    Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  oBryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human
  oThe Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, United

CONFERENCE:           Health Datapalooza IV
WHEN:                 Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4, 2013
LOCATION:             Omni Shoreham Hotel
                      2500 Calvert Street, NW
                      Washington, D.C. 20008
TWITTER:              #HDPalooza
                      Please call or email Jennifer Cosenza (202-729-4074,

This two-day event also includes a Data and Apps Expo, Health Industry
Bootcamp, and break-out sessions covering a range of topics such as:

  oIntroduction to New Payment Models and Their Enabling Technology
  oSmall Business Entrepreneurs Success Stories
  oEmployer Use of Health Care Data and Evidence to Improve Quality and
  oTransforming Hospitals into Health Systems
  oTransforming Benefits Design and Delivery Through Personal Health Data
  oUse of CMS Data in Rapid-Cycle Innovation
  oLeveling the Open Data Playing Field for Local and State Governments
  oOpen Health Data in the United Kingdom's National Health Services
  oIgniting Around Health Data in Your Community
  oUnlocking Clinical and Claims Data by Giving Consumers Access
  oSelf-Tracking and Personal Analytics
  oPrivacy Matters in Health Data Applications
  oHow Big Data Is Accelerating Biomedical Research and Development
  oOpen Government Data

View the full conference agenda at, which also lists
a pre-conference training session, Code-a-thon event, and Welcome Reception at
the National Zoo on Sunday, June 2.

About the Health Data Consortium
The Health Data Consortium ( is a collaboration
among government, non-profit, and private sector organizations working to
foster the availability and innovative use of data to improve health and
health care. The Consortium advocates with data sources for data best
practices and information sharing; and works with businesses, entrepreneurs,
and academia to help them understand how to use data to develop new products,
services, apps, and research insights.

CONTACT: Jennifer Cosenza, 202-729-4074

SOURCE Health Data Consortium

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