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NIH Awards $35.4M in EHR Genomics, Precision Medicine Grants

September 3, 2015 - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is jumpstarting the nation’s precision medicine efforts by awarding more than $35 million in grants to academic and healthcare organizations researching the best ways to integrate genomic data into electronic health records.  The ten pending grants, averaging just over $3 million each, will join two larger gifts to Brigham and Women’s...


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HSPC Interoperability Project Tackles HIE with FHIR, App Culture

CommonWell, Carequality, and the Argonaut Project may be the names that first spring to mind when discussing the healthcare industry’s private interoperability efforts, but the Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC) is planning...

Google Takes Aim at Diabetes with Big Data, Internet of Things

Freshly revitalized after Google’s much-discussed reorganization under the Alphabet umbrella, the tech giant’s life science team is once again planning to tackle diabetes with the help of big data analytics and innovative Internet...

Predictive Analytics, NLP Flag Psychosis with 100% Accuracy

A predictive analytics algorithm that leverages natural language processing was able to predict the onset of psychosis in high-risk youths with 100 percent accuracy, says a study published in Schizophrenia this month.  Using machine learning...

EHR Big Data Analytics Aid Cancer Screenings, Follow-Ups

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are using electronic “triggers” in vast quantities of EHR data to flag and follow up with patients who have experienced abnormal findings during an initial screening or evaluation for certain...

Market Growth Ahead for Healthcare Big Data, Internet of Things

As healthcare big data analytics competencies become more and more important for the provider community, opportunities for sales and installations are growing accordingly.  Despite financial constraints and the looming threat of disruptive...

Are Big Data, Genomics, Precision Medicine the Cure for Cancer?

A cure for cancer has always been one of the most elusive goals in healthcare, but new big data analytics solutions from a fresh wave of innovators may be bringing clinicians and patients closer than ever to critical breakthroughs in the treatment...

Big Data Predictive Analytics Score Flags 30-Day Readmissions

Big data analytics researchers at the University of Washington Tacoma are introducing a new way to predict the return of congestive heart failure patients to the hospital within the critical 30-day readmissions window.  Dubbed the “Risk-o-Meter,”...

Do Data Transparency, Open Payments Reduce Clinical Research?

Open Payments under the Sunshine Act have made major strides in increasing healthcare transparency, but could there be a dark side to data transparency and reporting? A recent article in a Policy & Medicine newsletter says that could be possible,...

Accountable Care, Big Data Analytics Attract Vendor Attention

Product vendors and service providers targeting the healthcare systems’ growing appetite for advanced big data analytics and accountable care capabilities are continuing to make strategic moves in a swiftly changing marketplace.  ...

Balancing Access and Insight for Healthcare Big Data Analytics

When it comes to healthcare big data analytics, “more” isn’t necessarily “better.”  Extracting actionable insights from data is a struggle for everyone, no matter how complex, seamless, and sophisticated a health...

Interoperability, Internet of Things First Tasks for Precision Medicine

The development of precision medicine brings with it the promise of individualized treatments that target specific conditions and diseases with razor-sharp accuracy, harnessing the hidden power of genomics, deeply detailed clinical decision support,...

IBM Boosts Big Data, Imaging Knowhow with $1B Merge Acquisition

IBM continues to make big moves into the healthcare big data analytics space, leveraging its Watson supercomputing platform to provide clinical decision support and machine learning services to a growing number of stakeholders.  In a press...

What Are the 3 Critical Keys to Healthcare Big Data Analytics?

Healthcare big data analytics isn’t just a “use it or lose it” proposition for the provider community – it’s quickly becoming a “use it if you want to hold on to anything at all” situation for organizations...

FDA Begins Crowdsourced Precision Medicine, Genomics Platform

President Obama’s vision for a national precision medicine ecosystem is beginning its development, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week.  In a blog post on FDA Voice, officials unveiled plans for the December...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Market to Rise to $18.7B

The global healthcare IT analytics market is expected to grow to $18.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report by whatech.com. The market should grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.5 percent within that time period. The report...

EHR Big Data Analytics Uncovers New Aid for Hypertension

As big data has emerged out of the growth of electronic health records (EHRs), physicians and researchers have found that they can conduct studies with larger amounts of patients that they may never have been able to before. That’s what...

Understanding the Growth, Value of Healthcare Big Data Analytics

“Healthcare big data analytics,” just like “population health management,” is a term that means a hundred different things to a hundred different people.  Big data is such a pervasive buzzword – and such an...

HP, Inovalon Bring Healthcare Big Data Analytics to Georgia

With a goal to innovate and provide cloud-based healthcare big data analytics to government medical care programs, Inovalon and HP have announced a partnership to work with the State of Georgia’s Department of Community Health (DCH) Medicaid...

Why Can’t Providers Trust Their Healthcare Big Data Analytics?

Healthcare organizations have not yet overcome the enormous difficulties of developing a big data analytics ecosystem in the healthcare industry, according to new research from KPMG, and continue to suffer from a lack of trust in the integrity...

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