What We’re Reading — Week of April 11, 2011

Lower Costs and Better Care for Neediest Patients : The New Yorker

Open data plus big data analysis to produce a health care heatmap finds the “worst of the worst” patients. 324 admissions in five years. (Michalko)

The End of Content Ownership | Lance Ulanoff | PCMag.com

Then again, I recently heard at a meeting, “the cloud is really outsourcing” (Merrilee)

It will be hard to find a public library 15 years from now – The Shatzkin Files

Consultant to book publishers Mike Shatzkin expands on his controversial (to some) comments on the future of the public library. I think it’s useful to consider how this applies to academic libraries as well. (Merrilee)