Population Health

External community resources

Image of the Seattle skylineSeattle and other technology-centered hubs are home to a number of companies and resources that can support efforts to develop and implement mobile and digital technologies to improve population health.

A sampling of these groups and tools follow.

  • Cambia Grove – Hosts events and programs in Seattle in digital health. A list of Washington State healthcare startups can be found here.
  • Digital Health Initiative – This initiative at Seattle Children’s is piloting programs to use digital technologies to effectively deliver information to patients and families.
  • Eureka Mobile Research – A platform to enable researchers to easily and quickly launch mobile and web-based studies.
  • OpenMRS – Created as an open source medical record system platform. Currently is a worldwide network of volunteers building technology to support delivery of health care in resource-constrained environments.
  • Open mHealth – Tools and community for mobile health data. Platforms available to standardize data, share data, store data and integrate data from apps.
  • Open Data Kit – Produces free and open-source software for collecting, managing and using mobile data in resource-constrained environments.
  • Sage Bionetworks – A Seattle-based research organization offers support for mHealth studies through tools or partnerships. Particular expertise in using Apple’s ResearchKit. Developed tools for patient-centered consent in mobile clinical studies.