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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

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 early entrants in…

Bring On The Apps For New Cognitive Computing Cloud Platform

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 sister site Dataversity.net.…

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

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 personal electronic health…

Get The Scoop On The Critical ABCs of RDF

There’s a chance to learn everything you should know about RDF to get the most value from the W3C standard model for data interchange at the 10th annual Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Jose next month. David Booth, senior software architect at Hawaii Resource Group, will be hosting a session explaining how the…

Neo4j Graph Database Powers the Healthcare Sector

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that healthcare companies around the globe have turned to Neo4j to enable new opportunities and efficiencies by using the power of the graph database to leverage the connections inside their data. Companies such…