“Medical research has found there is a direct link between good health and living with a sense of community. People with strong social ties tend to have lower healthcare costs, recover faster from illness, and live longer.”
This isn’t your average social app-fest. The goal is to jump-start an open source platform where apps that track all different aspects of your bodily health can exchange information. It’s a Sisyphean task, since most digital health solutions today are trapped in silos, but the organizers believe they can change that by enfranchising big companies instead of trying to disrupt them.
MY PWeR (Personal Wellness electronic Record) is an intelligent, comprehensive system is equipped with 24 applications ranging from Electronic Medical Records to electronic prescriptions to transcription solutions. MY PWeR also assists with electronic billing, reporting and analytics, and many other practice management tools. (via The Quantum Group).
Earlier this year Quantum announced the launch of the PWeR healthcare information platform and selected IBM as a cornerstone of its information management, storage, security and privacy focus.