Big Data

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 »

Now that the healthcare informatics industry has figured out how to harvest Big Data, the next big challenge is figuring out how to display the more »

Population health management is high on the agenda for cloud-based EHR developer Practice Fusion.   Adding to its integrated offerings centered around helping providers stratify patients, more »

A partnership between The Ohio State University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, has launched a cancer data health information more »

There are few industries in the world as deeply reliant on data as healthcare, and yet there are few industries that have lagged so far more »

Google Ventures, the investment arm of the search engine giant, is taking a big leap into clinical analytics with an investment of close to $130 more »

With millions of messages posted worldwide every day, ranging from mundane moaning about the weather to incredibly personal details, few data sources are bigger than more »

The vast majority of patients are willing to share their personal health information with researchers and physicians to help further the understanding of a disease more »

Social media is enjoying some time in the healthcare analytics limelight as researchers turn their attention to Twitter posts and Facebook updates in order to more »

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) have announced a new collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid more »

If there’s one thing providers are starting to learn about technology-enabled healthcare, it’s that data is everywhere.  From standardized EHR reporting to remote monitoring sensors more »

While advanced data analytics are still filtering their way into the healthcare industry, many researchers and data scientists are looking beyond the basics of patient more »

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