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Saturday, March 9 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Who Owns the Data? Self-Tracking to Health 2.0

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Privacy regulations were created with consumer protection in mind, but today consumers often feel as though their own health data is on lockdown. While the healthcare system is in the midst of reform, what must we do to put the massive quantities of data it holds to more efficient use for the community? Could we reengineer the system so that consumers--and the growing number of e-patients--own and control their own health data and could use it to make the process of their care and that of their families more convenient? Could government and industry uncover opportunities to bring public and private data to bear in creating innovative solutions to the world's healthcare problems? In this 60-minute dual, Government 2.0 Journalist Alex Howard and Martha Wofford, head of Aetna's consumer platform, discuss the challenges and opportunities of a more open health data ecosystem.
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John Wilbanks

Chief Commons OfficerSage BionetworksI like making it easy to share things. I work at Sage Bionetworks as the chief commons officer. Previously, I worked at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and most... Read More →
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Martha Wofford

VP, Head of CarePassAetnaMartha Wofford leads Aetna’s company-wide CarePass platform, delivering simple solutions to help consumers navigate the healthcare system. The program reports into Aetna’s Chairman and delivers an ecosystem of apps powered by an open, digital platform... Read More →

Saturday March 9, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Sheraton Austin, Creekside

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