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Top 15 Government IT Innovators For 2012

From mobile apps to testbeds on wheels, creative thinkers at government agencies are finding ways to better serve the public.
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If doctors, researchers, and pharmaceutical companies have access to business intelligence capabilities, shouldn't patients, too?

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, part of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has developed a decision-support tool that lets patients search clinical outcome information based on the experiences of other people with similar medical conditions who live in the same area.

The tool, called "outcomes-based prescribing," is based on model data from the Veterans Affairs electronic health records system. A crowdsourcing component lets patients get feedback on treatment outcomes from other patients.

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