How to change the world over the weekend

I love hackathons. I love winning them. I love competing in them. I love winning them.  I love judging them. I also love not losing them. This weekend, I am acting as a mentor to the first Health 2.0 hackathon … Continued

Two important dates

There are two events coming up soon that you do not want to miss. The first is not this weekend but next: The Houston Health 2.0 codeathon is happening (March 23-24 at Platform in Rice Village) The second is Health::Refactored … Continued

DocGraph has funded!

Our crowdfunding  attempt to make doctor data freely available to everyone has succeed. 88 people contributed more than $23,000! We are temporarily reopening the effort, if you would still like to get the data at the bargain basement price. Thanks … Continued

Walking Gallery seeks crowdfunding

I just wanted my readers to know (I do have readers… don’t I ) that Regina Holiday is hosting a crowdfunding event on medstartr It is the cheapest way I know of to get a copy of an original from … Continued

ePatient HIMSS 2012 Badge

Hi, I am happy to announce with psuedo-permission from the Society for Participatory Medicine (by which I mean that they have not asked me not to do this) a Twitter badge for HIMSS 2012. There are a handful of the … Continued

Running Motivation: shoe hacking failure

This is not intended to be a “running blog”, but it is intended to be a blog about how I am trying to hack my own running motivation. I am a pretty big guy (almost 300 at times) and while … Continued

The e-patient reach

As many of my readers know, I am now regularly blogging on radar. There, I have written a post called epatients: the hackers of the healthcare world. It is pretty much a tour of how anyone who is already in … Continued

Running Motivation: new shoes

Lately I have become interested in running motivation.  I am launching a running motivation app next week, and I thought I would give my readers a little taste of the process that brought me to design and build the new … Continued

Where I blog

Just so my RSS feed readers know, I will now be blogging at Programmable Self and at O’Reilly Radar. I hope this helps everyone to keep track of what is going on. -FT

The Patient Scientist

Over on the Society for Participatory Medicine mailing list we have been discussing the recent Readers Digest blog post titled: 50 things your nurse wont tell you. You really have to read it before reading this article, this post will … Continued