Monthly Archives: January 2015

Community Health Round-Up #3

This week's Community Health Round-Up features innovations by patients, providers and entrepreneurs to improve health outcomes. Promising Practices Veterans’ clinic reduces ER visits by 70% and hospital readmissions by 66% (California Health Report) “True value comes from not just treating symptoms but addressing the conditions that make people sick in the first place.” ACA spurs hospitals [...]

By |January 26th, 2015|Community Health Roundup|0 Comments

Purple Binder is first vendor to implement Open Referral

Purple Binder is the first platform to use the Open Referral data standard to transmit community service data between applications. We're backing new data standards to foster an open ecosystem of technology. For more context, check out our guest post on the Open Referral blog! Purple Binder’s API is the first to use the Open Referral standard [...]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Cities, Misc, Open Data, Partners|0 Comments

Community Health Round-Up #2

This week's Community Health Round-Up features research on the early impact of the Affordable Care Act on patients and community health centers, and new technology that helps patients and health officials make decisions about health and wellness. Promising Practices New resource sharing model changes landscape of rural health care (Niagara Frontier Publications) “The model has broad [...]

By |January 16th, 2015|Community Health Roundup|0 Comments

Community Health Round-Up #1

Community health is a young field. New developments happen all the time, but the Purple Binder team couldn't find a single source of news that had all of the information we wanted. That's what inspired us to start our Community Health Roundup. We figured that if we were looking for this news, others in the community health [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Community Health Roundup|0 Comments