• Quality Forum 2018

Tim Omer: Empowered Citizen “Health Hackers” – We Are Not Waiting!


Tim Omer, citizen health hacker and Type 1 Diabetic, was a plenary speaker at Quality Forum 2018 on February 22.

Tim Omer worked in the IT industry specializing in the implementation of business systems and processes that empower staff with the right technology. As a Type 1 diabetic for over 22 years, Tim has been passionate about using his diabetes technology and data to help him manage his condition.

Working with the #WeAreNotWaiting movement of citizen “Health Hackers,” who are producing freely accessible open source solutions and hacking existing medical devices to free their data and help automate the management of their condition, he is also producing a mobile phonebased Artificial Pancreas System and prompting discussions about this patient-led movement at talks and conferences.

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