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CareSet’s Fred Trotter Joins 21 Distinguished Health Cyber-Security Task Force Members to Distribute Report – and it’s Not Good

By Amber Canaan | June 14, 2017

HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) – A congressionally mandated healthcare industry task force recently released the findings of the state of health information systems security and it’s not good. The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force report (PDF) released this month warns that all aspects of health IT security are at risk and that action is needed…

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PaPR Data Set Release Guides Researchers and Entrepreneurs Towards Innovations Around E-prescribing For The Medicare D Population

By Amber Canaan | April 26, 2017

HOUSTON – CareSet Labs today is releasing an important new open data set that describes the adoption of e-prescribing as measured in Part D Medicare data. The dataset, called PaPR (Providers and Prescribing Records) details how different individual prescribers deliver prescriptions to pharmacies, either using e-prescribing, faxes or paper.  The PaPR (pronounced “paper”) data set…

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DocGraph Releases First Cancer Dataset at Digital Pharma East

By Amber Canaan | October 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) – DocGraph today released the first in a series of Cancer Moonshot datasets during Digital Pharma East. The data details how cancer patients enter and exit hospitals and its release was first announced by Vice President Joe Biden last June during the Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, DC. “The data is aggregated…

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CareSet Systems Announces New Data Science Products to Aid Drug Launches

By Amber Canaan | October 19, 2016

HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB)  – CareSet Systems today introduced four new dynamic data science products to aid new drug launches. CareSet is the only company that offers 100% of Medicare A, B, and D claims data over six years to guide the introduction of new drugs and currently serves several big pharmaceutical companies with customized data…

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How can Medicare’s big data improve healthcare for older adults?

By Amber Canaan | October 19, 2016

Medicare data is being used to produce better healthcare for older adults, and at the Louisville Innovation Summit CareSet CEO Laura Shapland joined a panel of health experts and discussed how open healthcare data is being used during a session called “When Seniors, Medicare Data and Pharma Collide: The Right Drugs, to the Right Patients, at…

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CareSet CEO Laura Shapland Joins Thought Leaders Bryan Sivak, Esther Dyson, Alexandra Drane, and Mark Ganz at the 2016 Louisville Innovation Summit

By Amber Canaan | October 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY (PRWEB) OCTOBER 12, 2016 – CareSet Systems CEO Laura Shapland addressed making healthcare data more accessible and easier to use during this week’s Louisville Innovation Summit, an annual event where this year innovators and executives gathered to address the future of aging care. CareSet Systems currently uses all of Medicare A,B, and D…

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DocGraph joins Claudia Williams, Niall Brennan and Jess Kahn in DC to Promote  Transparency and Fairness in the Healthcare System

By Amber Canaan | September 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, September 28, 2016 (PR Web) – Health data scientist Fred Trotter presented today at the White House Open Data Innovation Summit around national health data transparency. Trotter is the founder of DocGraph which released the US government’s first national Provider referral pattern data in 2012 that enabled researchers, journalists, and companies around the nation…

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Google Cloud comes through

By Amber Canaan | August 26, 2016

Recently, we had some trouble with the cloud services from Google one of our primary cloud vendors. In response, I wrote this very strongly worded blog post on my personal blog. Then we tweeted. Within four hours, Google had restored our services, and within a few hours of that, we were able to run down…

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Houston Health IT Startups Part of Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative

By Amber Canaan | June 29, 2016

Houston—Two Houston health IT startups are among the private companies enlisted by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in his national cancer moonshot initiative, designed to speed up efforts that could cure cancer. DocGraph and CareSet Systems, both based in Houston, are developing a cancer dataset that would contain summarized information on nearly a million Medicare…

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CareSet sister company DocGraph to release the most accurate data picture to date of how cancer is treated by Medicare

By Amber Canaan | June 29, 2016

WASHINGTON — Health data scientist Fred Trotter joined Vice President Joe Biden and other national healthcare leaders today for the invitation-only National Cancer Moonshot Summit. The Vice President announced that Trotter’s company, DocGraph, will release an open cancer dataset this year. The new dataset contains summarized information about almost a million Medicare cancer patients and more than…

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