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Re: health care schema

From: Eric Miller <eric@squishymedia.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:59:46 -0800
Cc: "Bradley, Lily (HHS/ASPE)" <Lily.Bradley@hhs.gov>, "public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
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To: "Lin MD, Simon" <LINMD.SIMON@mcrf.mfldclin.edu>
This group might be interested in this NY Times piece that ran yesterday:

"To Make Hospitals Less Deadly, a Dose of Data"

I know our firm would like to see a more structured and consistent approach to data sharing.  It doesn't necessarily need to be RDF, just standing up well-documented APIs with standardized schemas would be hugely useful.  A couple of our clients would really like to streamline the process necessary to consume Hospital Compare data, for example...


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On Dec 5, 2013, at 2:44 PM, Lin MD, Simon wrote:

> Marking up those data and making them available would be great! Things like hospital size, rating, etc.
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> From: Bradley, Lily (HHS/ASPE) [mailto:Lily.Bradley@hhs.gov] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 4:27 PM
> To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> Subject: health care schema
> I work on open data at the US Department of Health and Human Services.
> Are there schema/linked data efforts that could help us markup HHS data better? Beyond, medical/biomedical/drugs, for instance, HHS statistical data?
> Would love to hear your thoughts.
> Thanks
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