Recent Blogs

Washington Post Shares DEA Pain Pills Database

By Alma Trotter | July 19, 2019

“For the first time a database maintained by the Drug Enforcement Administration that tracks the path of every single pain pill sold in the United States – by manufacturers and distributors to pharmacies in every town and city – has been made public.” -Washington Post, Drilling into the DEA’s pain pill database In six years,…

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CareSet reflects, recharges during mid-year review

By Alma Trotter | July 1, 2019

Last week at CareSet we had our annual mid-year review. I was not in attendance last year, nor were a lot of current employees. We have nearly doubled in size over the last twelve months and we are still growing. A mid-year review is aptly named. We are in the middle. We reflect on the…

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CareSet Stands Tall at PMSA Annual Conference

By Alma Trotter | May 23, 2019

2019 was CareSet’s third attendance at the annual meeting held in San Diego. At our fist PMSA, we were two people with a lot of heart and a lot of ground to cover. This year, with a growing team and a growing reputation, it made sense to show up in full force. Co-founder and CTO,…

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CareSet Attends 10th Annual Health Datapalooza

By Alma Trotter | April 1, 2019

This past week, CareSet attended the 10th Annual Health Datapalooza, brought to you by Academy Health. Originally from the mind of Todd Park, Data Jedi, the world of health data is seeking to change the game. Healthcare should be people-centric. Data has the power to get there. Read some highlights from the conference. Pre-Datapalooza Classes CareSet’s…

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CareSet, SXSW, Health Equity, and Open Data

By Alma Trotter | March 15, 2019

SXSW was the best of times; it was the best of times. I can’t wrap my head around this past weekend. It was filled with late nights, early mornings, and entirely too long of days. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. My first SXSW was one for the books. Working with CareSet allowed…

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CareSet leaves Facebook Because of Patient Privacy Concerns

By Alma Trotter | February 21, 2019

Now that the FTC complaint from our CTO, Fred Trotter (as well as Andrea Downing and David Harlow) has been made available to the public, and apparently Congress, it is time to announce a minor change in CareSet’s marketing strategy. CareSet is deleting its Facebook page.  What began as a college dorm project has turned…

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Data Classes with CareSet

By Staff Writer | January 28, 2019

Update: Last year we offered classes at PMSA and Datapalooza. We had such great feedback…We are doing it again! See below for dates/registration. At CareSet we know how hard it can be to make sense of the most central open healthcare datasets for pharma applications. As a result, we are offering classes in cooperation with…

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Clinician Attendees can earn CME at CES

By Fred Trotter | January 10, 2019

Today while attending CES to talk about AI in healthcare, I learned that CES is the first health tech conference to offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for its clinician attendees. This is huge news and is an important step in reconciling the clinician and technical communities. 

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