The Los Angeles Times published an article in its Science and Environment section today that outlined the politics behind the... View ArticleContinue reading
The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge launched last week, and I've been embarrassingly remiss at mentioning it. Hopefully, many of you are already in the loop and excited about the project. Let me take a second and fill the rest of you in.
There are a lot of app contests and hackathons and dev challenges around these days. But I think this is one worth getting excited about, for three reasons.Continue reading
A quick analysis of personal financial disclosures of Members of Congress shows that very few of them present at the healthcare summit own stock in the healthcare industry.
Here's a spreadsheet with data from opensecrets.org.
Public appetite for transparent health care negotiations is driving us toward more transparency. While Congress has rightly responded to that... View ArticleContinue reading
September 24th, Speaker Pelosi said that the healthcare bill would be online for 72 hours. That 72 hours is now. ... View ArticleContinue reading
(from the Open House Project blog)
As the research of the Harvard Transparency Policy Project has made abundantly clear, applying the principles of openness and transparency to complex systems demands a careful approach to epistemic nuances; questions like what should be knowable to whom need to be answered before disclosure requirements are implemented, and need to be built into a disclosure regime's initial design. (more)Continue reading