Brian Ahier

Brian Ahier is a City Councilor in The Dalles, Oregon. He works as Health IT Evangelist for Information Systems at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. He also serves on the board of Mid-Columbia Council of Government and Q-Life. He is passionate about healthcare reform, government 2.0 and health IT. He writes regularly at his blog and updates frequently on Twitter.

Big data is the next big thing in health IT

Big data introduces unique healthcare challenges and opportunities.

The proliferation of digital health information, including both clinical and claims information, is creating large datasets and significant opportunity.

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Capturing health data in everyday life

Paul Tarini on the link between health care and observations of daily living.

In this audio interview, Paul Tarini, team director of the Pioneer Portfolio at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, discusses the health-care value of sleeping patterns, eating habits and other everyday data.

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