Tag Archive for healthcare

The Healthcare Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick recently wrote for HealthITAnalytics, “The Internet of Things seems made for healthcare.  Millions of smart sensors and devices connected through the internet to provide up-to-the-second data on everything from a patient’s heart rate to how many pills they’ve taken that day to the ambient temperature of their hospital room can…

How Artificial Intelligence is Being Used in Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Stephanie Baum recently discussed four different ways that artificial intelligence and machine learning are being used in healthcare today. She writes, “It’s worth a look at the diverse applications for AI across healthcare including biotech and health IT, since these are some areas where it is having a significant impact from informing…

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…

Smart Glasses Don’t Have Consumer Vote Yet

by Jennifer Zaino Got your Smart Glasses on today? If not, you’re very much not alone. According to a report published this month by Juniper Research, Smart Glasses: Consumer, Enterprise and Healthcare Strategies and Forecasts 2014-2019, smart glass shipments are “unlikely to exceed 10 million per annum until 2018.” What’s holding back one of the…

Bring On The Apps For New Cognitive Computing Cloud Platform

by Jennifer Zaino October saw the debut of Cognitive Scale’s cognitive cloud platform, which provides sourcing, analyzing and interpreting data of all sorts and context signals on any public cloud infrastructure. The details of the platform for pulling insights out of massive amounts of multi-structured data are covered in a story you can read at our…

Two “Don’t Miss” Webinars this Week

Later this week, SemanticWeb.com will host two webinars, and (free) registration is open for both. WEDNESDAY Webinar DATE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees MORE INFORMATION: http://www.dataversity.net/webinar-monetizing-content-semantic-technologies_b44562 SPEAKER: Gerald Burnand is the chief technology officer at NTENT, a search technology company that leverages its…

AHIMA Releases Framework for Healthcare Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Susan D. Hall of Fierce Health IT reports, “AHIMA has released a framework for healthcare information governance at its annual convention in San Diego, calling for commitment to managing information as a strategic asset. It’s part of AHIMA’s ongoing effort to stress the importance of information governance, which it called an “undeniable…

Big Data Cancer Platform COTA Secures $3.7M

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by Angela Guess Fred Pennic of HIT Consultant reports, “The promise of value-based care and big data insights in healthcare are undeniable. But few have found a way to integrate it in a real-life setting and obtain the consensus of payers, providers, patients, technology partners etc. COTA, which today closed $3.7M in Series A funding…

Semantically Aligned Design Principles At Core of Australian Electronic Health Records Platform

by Jennifer Zaino At the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Jose, Dr. Terry Roach, principal of  CAPSICUM Business Architects, and Dr. Dean Allemang, principal consultant at Working Ontologist, will host a session on A Semantic Model for an Electronic Health Record (EHR). It will focus on Australia’s electronic-Health-As-A-Service  (eHaas) national platform for…