Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

The Centralization of Medical Health Records Deserves Serious Consideration

By Agrippa Kellum Published September 22, 2016

Centralizing medical records would allow us to detect relationships between health outcomes and patient characteristics. Harmful effects and interactions from pharmaceuticals would become clear, while the efficacy of treatments could be validated or even discovered by accident. How many Flint, Michigan scenarios are flying under the radar because existing medical data isn't being sufficiently utilized?


The NSA: Maybe Not So Scary Afterall

By Agrippa Kellum Published April 3, 2016

The Snowden debacle in 2013 has triggered much concern regarding the dangers of far-reaching surveillance programs. I argue that this surveillance can be evaded by concerned citizens and malevolent actors alike.