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Can Consumers and Health IT Find a Business Model?

Two health conferences held on opposite coasts of the U.S. in June both addressed the role of consumers in health from two very different vantage points: the government’s Open Data Initiative vis-à-vis Silicon Valley’s opportunities for investing in consumer health. Taken together, the discussions flowing from these two quite separate agendas drive toward one major question: Is there a business model for consumers in health IT?