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DocGraph Releases First Cancer Dataset at Digital Pharma East

By Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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 Brian Lang | 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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Perspective: From a Data Parasite

By Brian Lang | February 27, 2015

I guess I qualify as a research parasite, according to the recent editorialpublished in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The controversy that followed led to a subsequent “non-apology,” a term I use because NEJM did not offer a shift in their stance as much as they tried to slink out of the spotlight.…

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