14 décembre

As the chief information officer of a large academic medical center, I oversee four petabytes of data. Is that “big data”? I have little difficulty storing, securing, and accessing it, so I’m not sure it qualifies as big. To me, the bigness of data...

11 décembre

Medtronic plc, the global leader in medical technology, and Samsung Electronics America, a global leader in consumer electronics and digital health, today announced a broad-based strategic alliance to accelerate the development of digital health solutions for the millions of people suffering from chronic pain, movement disorders, incontinence, and other conditions who could benefit from neuromodulation therapy. People with these conditions, as well as their healthcare providers, need...

Bagsværd, Denmark and Armonk, US – 10 Dec 2015: Novo Nordisk and IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health today announced that the two companies will work together to create diabetes solutions built on the Watson Health Cloud. The agreement combines Novo Nordisk’s deep understanding of diabetes with IBM’s leadership in cognitive computing. The companies will explore possibilities for improved diabetes care via insights from real-time, real world evidence of Novo Nordisk diabetes...

La médecine personnalisée est devenue une réalité grâce aux progrès de la génomique, l’essor des biotechnologies, des nanotechnologies et des big data. Il s’agit d’« affiner les diagnostics et cibler les traitements pour soigner avec plus d’efficacité », c'est-à-dire « le bon traitement au bon moment pour un patient ». Pour mettre en place cette « médecine du futur », la France doit « relever des défis technologiques, humains, économiques et politiques »...

10 décembre

CancerLinQ is taking an innovative big data analytics approach to precision medicine by providing clinical decision support to oncologists nationwide. Precision medicine is all about developing innovative, individualized treatments in response to a patient’s particular genetic makeup, and nowhere has this approach been more successful so far than in the realm of oncology.  The ability to identify the origins and potential growth patterns of specific tumors by leveraging advanced...

To turn back the invading force that is influenza, drugs can directly block the virus or adopt an indirect approach, a kind of scorched earth strategy. With the indirect approach, drugs could be used to prevent the virus from taking over host capabilities.

2016 promises to be a “year of firsts” in healthcare, as consumers, healthcare providers and companies old and new adjust to the “new health economy,” according to an annual forecast from PricewaterhouseCoopers. Health IT and pharma issues will dominate the headlines, said the just-released report, “Top Health Industry Issues for 2016.” PwC reported: In 2016, millions of American consumers will have their first video consults, be prescribed their first...

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“We now live in an economy that is the economy of information, of interconnectedness. In the same way as we had material science, we now have technology.” Albert-lászló Barabási, physicist and network scientist We live in the era of big data.  It’s so big that all digital data can now be measured in zettabytes (one trillion gigabytes).  What’s equally amazing is the rate this data travels around the globe.  Cisco states that Internet traffic has increased fivefold over the past...

04 décembre

Where is the real problem, besides EHR to have been designed to support medical billing and not the efficacy. Our investigation was from the point of enterprise architecture and data science dealing with uncertainty (not technology alone, like BigData stack). And, what role it could play in bringing the desired correction in a rather impossible problem, or rather a messy complex problem, from system dynamics point of view looking at a chaotic turbulence filled system. When a problem is...

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