Tag: Google


Health Data Mojo – 1 App, 1 Tool, 2 Challenges

June 4, 2010

What do you get when you mashup open health data, government officials, and app developers? A “river of mojo” for health innovation. These are the words of Todd Park, CTO of HHS, who recently instigated the release of several government health datasets for public analysis. Park revved up the audience at the sold-out Community Health…


Make Your Own Mobile Self Tracker with Google Docs

May 13, 2009

Today we’re going to learn how to build your own multi-purpose mobile self-tracking application. The origin of this simple tracking method lies in the second QS Show&Tell when I outlined my dream self-tracking system and expressed a wish that somebody would build it. Among other things, I wanted an easy way to capture any kind…


New Self-Tracking Paper and Google Health

February 5, 2009

Quantified Self member Melanie Swan has just published an open access paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health called “Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking“. She presents a thorough, well-documented analysis of the players and issues in the personalized health…