Health Care of the Future: Entrepreneurs find gold as they mine health care data

Read the full article in the Puget Sound Business Journal, Feb. 1, 2013.

A small but significant strand of the future of health care winds through Seattle’s Pioneer Square.

There, a 6-year-old company called Socrata helps run the federal government’s data portal, called Data.gov, with Medicare and other health-related agencies a big part of the mix.

Wizards of Transparency

Read the full article in Seattle Business, September 2011.

Tucked away in a Pioneer Square building, some of the human machinery of the U.S. government’s transparency program hums along, sharing a treasure trove of data with consumers. Providing this service is Socrata Inc., a 4-year-old Seattle startup with just 20 employees.