“In a recent article on Venturebeat.com, an online publication covering tech news, Bryan Sivak, CTO of the Department of Health and Human Services, was quoted as saying: ‘Wouldn’t it be great if the CDC could be immediately alerted if a patient showed up at a clinic somewhere with a temperature of 104 degrees, and who recently traveled to West Africa?'”
He’s talking about Ebola, but could just as well be talking about a new strain of swine or bird flu.
The thing is, Health Monitoring Systems Inc., a company founded in 2006, is already providing a way for hospitals and physicians’ offices to instantly supply such data to county and state public health departments.”
So begins a new interview with HMS CEO Kevin Hutchison published by the Keystone Edge. Check it out to learn more about all we’re doing to put the future of health care informatics into the hands of public health–right now.