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Live from FEI 2013: Big Sexy data & the Transformation of American Healthcare

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Kevin Fickenscher, AMIA, spoke today at FEI Wellness on the forces that are precipitating change in healthcare.

"Vision is the art of seeing invisible." - Jonathan Swift

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

Data will be the driver for large scale change.

"Change is the price of survival" - Sir Winston Churchill

We've moved into an information democracy.

The Big Deal about Big Data.  Open data is offering lots of suggestions for making things better, especially for government, open health.

Areas to Watch:
Knowledge creation
Diagnostic Diffusion

Embrace the future and huddle.

About the Author

Valerie M. Russo, Social Innovation Lead, Senior Strategist at IIR USA, has a background in technology, anthropology, marketing and publishing.  Russo has worked in a variety of digital media roles at Hachette Book Group, Aol, and Thomson Reuters. She is a published poet and maintains a literary log. She may be reached at vrusso@iirusa.com. Follow her @Literanista

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