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How Can Health IT Lead to a More Sustainable Health Care System?

Pierce Graham-Jones | February 3, 2012

Across the country, health care providers are making significant investments to redesign care processes and strengthen their health information technology (health IT) capabilities with the goal of achieving better care, better health, and lower costs. For the American health care system as a whole, the simultaneous pursuit of all three of these aims is essential to sustaining any one of them.

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Health 2.0 Exchange Connects Consumer Ehealth Innovators with Beacon Communities

Pierce Graham-Jones | September 26, 2011

This past weekend, the Beacon Community Program headed to the 5th Annual Health 2.0 Conference, a leading gathering of people working to leverage the power of consumer technology to drive health care improvement. As part of the proceedings, the Health 2.0 organizers hosted the first-ever “Beacon Innovation Exchange.” Over the course of an open five-hour meeting, six of the Beacon Communities met and exchanged ideas with more than 50 consumer ehealth technology companies. They had some coordination and facilitation help from three organizations who make it their job to understand this industry – Health 2.0,

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