Tag Archive for health data

Survey Finds that Information Governance in Healthcare Demands Executive Attention

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by Angela Guess Fred Bazzoli recently wrote for HealthData Management, “Deborah Green is playing a lead role in the American Health Information Management Association’s effort to highlight the importance of information governance. The executive vice president and chief innovation and global services officer recently had a Q&A with HDM Editor Fred Bazzoli about findings of…

Machine Learning Use Case: Repurposing of Cancer Data by DeepPharma

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by Angela Guess Writing for Inside Big Data, Daniel Gutierrez recently commented, “A machine-learning technique that has already given computers the ability to recognize speech and categorize images will now be utilized in the ongoing fight against cancer and other age-related diseases. Insilico Medicine, a bioinformatics company dedicated to drug discovery for cancer and aging,…

Bioinformatics Require Better Data Sharing and Discovery

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by Angela Guess Lindsay Hock recently wrote for R&D Magazine, “The changing landscape of research today is forcing the bioinformatics community to seek a new level of data sharing and collaboration only made possible with new platforms. Data volumes are growing due to larger population studies, deeper sequencing coverage to detect variants with greater sensitivity…

IBM Watson Partners with CVS Health to Improve Patient Care

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by Angela Guess Jef Cozza recently reported for CIO Today, “People suffering from chronic diseases are about to get some computer-assisted help, thanks to a new partnership between IBM and CVS Health. The companies announced a new collaboration today that will enable the pharmacy giant to use IBM’s predictive analytics and its Watson cognitive computing…

Deep Genomics Will Use Deep Learning to Study Human Gene Mutations

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by Angela Guess Richard Moss recently reported for Gizmag.com, “Deep learning has already had a huge impact on computer vision and speech recognition, and it’s making inroads in areas as computer-unfriendly as cooking. Now a new startup led by University of Toronto professor Brendan Frey wants to cause similar reverberations in genomic medicine. Deep Genomics…

How Big Data is Improving Healthcare Analytics

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by Angela Guess Gregory Berg recently wrote for Healthcare IT News, “Whether you embrace big data as the answer to better healthcare or have a healthy dose of skepticism, improved healthcare analytics continues to gain merit with health plans. Better data accessibility provides a big boost to healthcare analytics, which can glean the insight needed…

How Big Data Will Enable Continuous Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Shomit Ghose of ONSET Ventures recently wrote in VentureBeat, “Medical care today is episodic. We’re assessed by our doctors at our annual physical exams, and we’re treated by our doctors when symptoms of ill-health become manifest… Going forward, our cell phones and wearables will be by far our biggest source of health-related…

Infographic: Reltio Study Reveals 55% of Life Sciences Companies Now ‘Data-Driven’

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management company, today released the findings of a new study that dramatically illustrates the life sciences industry’s move toward optimizing the use of data. Of the companies surveyed, 55% describe themselves as ‘very data-driven,’ with new…

Infographic: Business Intelligence in Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Brendan FitzGerald of HIMSS Analytics recently wrote, “If Big Data is the new oil in healthcare, clinical & business intelligence is the refinery. Data alone is like crude oil – the value is tied to its potential. In the era of Big Data our healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for…