Big Data

Many healthcare organizations are still working on understanding how clinical and financial data can be transformed into actionable insights, but IBM’s Watson supercomputer may be more »

The vast majority of big data users are pleased with the results of their forays into data analytics, Accenture says in a new report, and more »

Big data will only be getting bigger over the next few years as the global market for analytics technology continues to grow at a staggering more »

A multidisciplinary approach with an emphasis on statistics and scientific thinking will be critical for harnessing and leveraging big data in healthcare, says a new more »

The Mayo Clinic is the latest healthcare epicenter to enlist Watson for some heavy lifting when it comes to data analytics and medical research.  Watson more »

Patient-generated health data (PGHD) provided by wearable devices is set for a massive explosion in volume over the next five years, according to a report more »

Editor’s note: This piece is the first in a series of contributed articles discussing the healthcare analytics industry at large.  The series will address the more »

The healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic changes, including shifting market dynamics, stricter regulatory requirements, and a demanding, consumer-centric marketplace. In the middle of it all more »

Even the most enthusiastic data analytics advocate would be hard pressed to argue that the healthcare industry is on the cutting edge of adopting and more »

While healthcare organizations are still striving to understand the scope and usefulness of big data for clinical analytics and financial insights, some data scientists and more »

The current rush to unlock the power of big data for healthcare analytics is leading to some significant business opportunities in a variety of market more »

Google may track patterns in search engine use primarily to target advertising to users, but healthcare providers may be able to glean some important insights more »

Benjamin Marlin, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five year, $536,000 grant to assist his research into machine learning more »

Adding information about a patient’s occupation and workplace into their electronic health record can help providers at community health centers paint a more complete portrait more »

Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation are launching a new pilot program to combine the power of big data with the ubiquitous reach more »

The passive collection of health data, gathered seamlessly from wearable devices and home monitoring systems, could be the key to making patient-generated health data (PGHD) more »

All good science experiments have one important thing in common: a control group that establishes a foundation with which to compare the effectiveness of any more »

Developing a clinical analytics infrastructure that actually brings value to an organization is a tall order for most hospitals and healthcare providers.  With the market more »

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced $55 million in grant funding for a series of projects at the City University of New York more »

The federal government produces enormous quantities of clinical and financial health data, but hasn’t done enough to be transparent with the wealth of information it more »

Something strange is happening in the board rooms and laboratories of some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world: the doors of the famously more »

Data development and analytics within commercial life sciences enterprises are moving from a dictatorship to a democracy – a shift with serious implications for enterprise more »

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) isn’t just ready to mine the big data mountain: they’re already swinging the pickaxe.  The Big Data to Knowledge more »

The human brain may be nature’s finest computer, but artificial intelligences fed on big data are making a convincing challenge for the crown.  In the more »

When it comes to healthcare, more data is usually better.  Physicians can only make correct diagnoses and prescribe the most effective treatments if they have more »

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