Most technology people have a unique perspective on problem solving and DIY. “Hacking Your Health” shows you how to put those same principles to use with your health and body. David will cover getting your lab work done directly (for “science” or to save money), fun and profitable things to do with your imaging data like 3D Printing your head, how to “be the best patient you can be” including steps to help prevent medical errors and getting second opinons, and a few critical things to understand about how the health care system as a whole as well as how hospitals and your doctor operate.
David Uhlman is CEO of ClearHealth Inc. and a has been longstanding contributor and entrepreneur in open source technology for 15 years including contributions to Linux, Java, CentOS, and Joomla. He is a frequent speaker and contributor including previous talks at OSCON, SCALE, and others and author of “Beyond Meaningful Use” and “Hacking Healthcare” from O’Reilly.
ClearHealth Inc is the company associated with the ClearHealth open source project, a practice management and electronic medical record system derived from VA VistA started in 2003 which now has over 4 million patients in more than 1,000 installations including notable large scale systems like Tarrant County TX, The Primary Care Coalition, The University of Texas Medical Branch and numerous Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) nationwide.
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