Data, health, news contest draws applications from Bostonians

How to get most of the city's health writers in the same room as a bunch of app developers? A health-themed meet-up of the local Hacks and Hackers group might do it. But last week, a good number of us gathered a WBUR for a presentation on the Knight News Challenge. (WBUR has won in … Continue reading Data, health, news contest draws applications from Bostonians

The high ways of medical #marijuana: Not to be confused with the Massachusetts medical information highway #HIT #EMR

This funny post from BIDMC health info chief John Halamka: The Massachusetts Health Information Highway is abbreviated the MassHIway. Its phone number is 1-800-MassHIway. Unrelated to IT (or so we thought), Massachusetts legalized medical marijuana. This is an actual transcript of a call we received today Sean - “Hello, Mass HIway – how may I help you?” … Continue reading The high ways of medical #marijuana: Not to be confused with the Massachusetts medical information highway #HIT #EMR