Brigitte Piniewski, MD is currently the Chief Medical Officer at PeaceHealth Laboratories, Springfield, Oregon. For the Continua Health Alliance, Dr Piniewski acts as Vice Chair for the Market Adoption Working Group. Dr Piniewski is advancing the value proposition of crowd based approaches to gathering evidence-based health intelligence. This will anchor a new scientific discipline (eScience) and enable reachability management of complex living systems. By collecting high yield health data from lightly instrumented communities through low cost scalable technology solutions, crowds will be able to pro-actively co-produce optimal and sustainable health futures. Recent papers include “Empowering Healthcare Patients with Smart Technology” IEEE Computer Society July 2010 and a US EU collaborative technical report, “Nudging lifestyles for better health outcomes: crowdsourced data and persuasive technologies for behavior change” JRC-IPTS EUR 24785 EN - 2011. Dr Piniewski earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. and completed her internship at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dr. Piniewski is a primary care specialist who has practiced for several years in both the US and Canada. She is currently based in Portland, Oregon.
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Crowd Accelerated Health Inteligence: Impact on Policy Making
In this paper, the authors discuss the recent decades of preventable poor health which have spread across the globe with tsunami-like intensity. Despite the massive health impact we are witnessing today, adequate prediction and/or prevention mechanisms remain grossly underdeveloped. Hence this tsunami continues to threaten the future prosperity of our nations bringing economies throughout the globe to their knees. Yet, core to this discussion is that preventable poor health is by definition...
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