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Artificial Intelligence is the Next Medical Breakthrough

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jessica Hall recently wrote in Extreme Tech, “Over the last few decades, medical research has shifted from treating transient illnesses to curing long-term disease. This work, which built on the efforts of men like Lister, Pasteur, and Salk, has been slow and difficult, with many promising drugs and treatments ultimately failing their […]

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Fighting Zika with Big Data

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Greg Gillespie recently wrote in Health Data Management, “The Zika virus is sending a chill down the collective spine of healthcare providers and government agencies. So far, Brazil has confirmed nearly 3,000 cases of pregnant women infected with the virus, and the disease is spreading through the Americas. Kamran Khan says there’s […]

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Semantic Computing in Healthcare

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick recently wrote in Health IT Analytics, “Semantic computing relies on the notion that computers can be “taught” to approach concepts and problems in a similar way to humans.  By linking together certain natural language concepts instead of just solving mathematical equations, computers can make inferences about data sets that might […]

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Machine Learning Turns Unstructured Data into Valuable Health Information

By   /  May 3, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Kevin Murnane reports in Forbes, “Machine learning’s ability to produce actionable results from unstructured data is clearly demonstrated in a study published in the April 2016 volume of The Journal of Biomedical Informatics that used machine learning algorithms to identify cancer diagnoses from free text pathology reports. The results provide strong evidence […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Your Health

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jo Best recently wrote in ZDnet, “After IBM’s Watson cruised to victory on the game show Jeopardy!, the company decided the first area where the ‘cognitive computing’ system would be put to work was healthcare — a field of sprawling data, intense privacy concerns, and life and death outcomes. Since IBM began […]

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Using Deep Learning to Correctly Diagnose Breast Tumors

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Cho Mu-Hyun reports in ZDnet, “Samsung has applied deep learning technology in its ultrasound examination device to help doctors correctly diagnose breast tumours, the company has announced. The deep learning algorithm, S-Detect, applied on the RS80A, uses around 10,000 cases of breast tumour examinations to assist doctors in lesion diagnosis. It analyses […]

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Integrating Data and Human Knowledge

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Marzieh Nabi recently wrote in Venture Beat, “As I learned from my work in flight dynamics, to keep an airplane flying safely, you have to predict the likelihood of equipment failure. And today we do that by combining various data sets with real-world knowledge, such as the laws of physics. Integrating these […]

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Big Data Doesn’t Always Equal Knowledge

By   /  April 8, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Mending a Broken Heart

by Angela Guess Kathleen Hickey recently wrote in GCN, “While big data analytics have been touted for their ability to find signals in a sea of noise, they cannot tell what those signals mean. Without a solid grasp of what data is being mined, knowledge of its accuracy and why and how it is being […]

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Google’s DeepMind Sets Focus on Medical Software

By   /  February 26, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark reports in Bloomberg Business, “Google’s DeepMind Technologies Ltd., an artificial intelligence company owned by the Web-search provider, is pushing into medical technology as it seeks to apply its expertise to health care. DeepMind has built a reputation for creating cutting-edge self-learning software and is pitting its technology against the world’s […]

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Big Data, Health Coverage, and Privacy

By   /  February 18, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Rachel Emma Silverman reports in The Wall Street Journal, “Employee wellness firms and insurers are working with companies to mine data about the prescription drugs workers use, how they shop and even whether they vote, to predict their individual health needs and recommend treatments. Trying to stem rising health-care costs, some companies, […]

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