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Cambridge Semantics Recognized as Promising Tech Solution Provider


by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, today announced that it has been named to CIO Review’s ‘Top 20 Most Promising Tech Solution Providers to Pharma and Life Sciences.’ The judging panel was comprised of top CEOs, CIOs, VCs and…

CognitiveScale Forms Healthcare Group


by Angela Guess According to the company, “CognitiveScale, the Cognitive Cloud™ company, today announced the formation of its Healthcare Business Unit. The new group is dedicated to applying cognitive computing to improve the treatment and care of people with chronic health conditions including cancer, diabetes, respiratory conditions, and stroke. Charles Barnett, a 30-year healthcare industry…

Google Brings Health Facts to Knowledge Graph


by Angela Guess Natasha Lomas of TechCrunch reports, “Google’s semantic-search base, which it uses to supplement organic search results with summarized information typically foregrounded above the organic results, is getting an injection of medical facts to expand the utility of search services for users with health-related queries. Google notes today that one in 20 searches…

Taking the Guess Work Out of Healthcare with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Triska Hamid of The National recently wrote, “Medical diagnosis is mostly a process of elimination, as many doctors would be quick to point out. But that is beginning to change with the introduction of Big Data and analysis in health care. The tried and tested process of elimination, which can be time…

Fighting Health Crises with Big Data


by Angela Guess Nuria Oliver of Tech Crunch recently wrote, “Last year, I gave a talk at WIRED 2013​ on how anonymous and aggregated mobile phone data can be used to understand and combat the spread of infectious diseases. I described a study that we carried out in my research team a few years ago,…

New Study Shows Electronic Health Records on the Rise

Bob Violino of Information Management reports, “Electronic health records (EHR) uptake in the U.S. has accelerated dramatically as a result of government initiatives and the considerable resources healthcare providers have invested over the past five years, says research firm Frost & Sullivan.”