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Got Candles? Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web!

Got Candles? Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web!

“Vague but exciting…,” was the response Sir Tim Berners-Lee received when he submitted a proposal for an information management system (aka the world wide web) to his supervisor in March of 1989. Three decades later, we have hit a key milestone, and approximately half...
Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors. Here’s the full version of the...
Patient Ownership of Data?

Patient Ownership of Data?

Do you care about health data ownership and want to stay abreast of national initiatives to wrestle with and solve ownership issues? If so, this post is for you. What does it mean to own my health data? Is it like owning my car or my house? Is it like a copyright? Do...

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