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“The Lonely Voices of Autoimmune Disease”

There is a large and growing incidence of autoimmune diseases in young adults. We need to work together to better understand the underlying cause of these diseases and develop collaborative and complimentary approaches to care.

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“Open versus Closed Data: What are the Business Models?”

Data hoarding vs data sharing–what are the business incentives and disincentives?

Although everyone agrees that sharing data could improve our understanding of disease etiologies and improve patient care, most providers, practices and payers are motivated to hoard their data. How can the right business concepts/models (cost savings, increased profits) encourage data sharing?

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