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Predictive Big Data Analytics Identify High-Risk ED Patients

July 28, 2016 - Reducing unnecessary emergency department utilization and avoidable hospital admissions is a top priority for many healthcare systems, especially those seeking to cut costs and eliminate waste in preparation for value-based care.  While coordinated care models such as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) have successfully helped providers reroute non-critical patients away from the...


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Academic Medical Orgs Leap into Precision Medicine Initiative

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The Precision Medicine Initiative is continuing to build steam as academic medical centers and medical schools line up for a flood of grant money – and a chance to be part of one of the largest concerted efforts to unlock the genetic code...

Cancer Moonshot Flags Basic Big Data Woes of Precision Medicine

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The Precision Medicine Initiative and the Cancer Moonshot may be generating enormous cross-industry enthusiasm, but the research community must address some of its most foundational systemic problems if it is going to successfully cure cancer,...

FDA Drafts Docs on Next-Gen Sequencing for Precision Medicine

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As part of its effort to advance precision medicine and genomics research, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has released two draft guidance documents that would implement regulatory processes for developing and using next-generation sequencing...

Data Overload May Impede Healthcare Internet of Things Growth

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The Internet of Things (IoT) may simply be too hot for the healthcare industry to handle as organizations continue to struggle with the huge amount of data produced by wearables, sensors, remote monitors, and other medical devices. Forty-two...

Semantic Computing, Predictive Analytics Need Reliable Metadata

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As the healthcare industry reaches the saturation point of electronic health record adoption, and slowly moves past the pain of the implementation process, it may seem like the right time to stop thinking so much about hammering home basic data...

Global Precision Medicine Study Explores Genetics of Diabetes

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More than three hundred scientists in twenty-two countries around the world have collaborated on a global precision medicine effort to understand the genetic roots of Type 2 diabetes, using genomic big data from more than 100,000 patients. The...

ONC Exploring Use of Blockchain in EHRs, Healthcare IoT Devices

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The Office of the National Coordinator is looking at the possibility of adding blockchain technology to its health IT arsenal by offering cash prizes for the best research papers addressing the subject.  As part of a new challenge issued...

Precision Medicine Initiative Grows through Grant Funding

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The Precision Medicine Initiative has been making headlines as several research hospitals and healthcare experts have received development funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Late last week, both Vanderbilt University Medical...

Cognitive Computing Use Grows in Precision Medicine for Cancer

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While the national Precision Medicine Initiative and its private industry counterparts are not focused solely on the search for a cure for cancer, the strategies, tools, and technologies that comprise this multi-faceted effort are well-suited...

2016 “Most Wired” Excel at Population Health, Big Data Analytics

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A robust population health management program, familiarity with telehealth, a focus on predictive analytics, and the delivery of a sterling patient experience are just some of features that this year’s crop of “Most Wired” hospitals...

Why Sharing Cancer Big Data is Key to Personalized Medicine

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This week’s Cancer Moonshot Summit generated industry-wide excitement and plenty of good ideas about how to attack the multifaceted scourge of cancer, which will affect up to forty percent of people at some point during their lives. Stressing...

Cancer Moonshot Pushes “Urgency” of Precision Medicine Progress

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Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot project is building steam as hundreds of precision medicine experts, patient advocates, oncologists, cancer researchers, survivors, and caregivers convened today at the Moonshot Summit, held at...

Healthcare Looks to Real-Time Big Data Analytics for Insights

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Healthcare providers and life science companies are among the 92 percent of cross-industry organizations who plan to invest in near real-time big data analytics applications as soon as they possibly can, according to a new survey conducted by...

Top 4 Emerging Tech Trends in Healthcare Big Data Analytics

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For most segments of the healthcare industry, big data analytics is still an evolving concept that hasn’t quite reached the mainstream of clinical care.  The prospect of integrating disparate sources of information into a multifaceted...

Imaging Analytics Get Big Data Boost from New Partnerships

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Diagnostic data from imaging studies such as x-rays, MRIs, and CAT scans is usually locked away in the images themselves, or in accompanying free-text reports attached as PDFs to electronic medical records.  However, a series of new partnerships...

New Public-Private Precision Medicine Group Tackles Cancer

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The national Precision Medicine Initiative isn’t the only large-scale partnership forging ahead in the fight against cancer.  This week, four major academic medical centers, along with a pharmaceutical developer, announced a new collaborative...

Maine’s HIE Analytics Cut ED Visits, Integrate Behavioral Care

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Maine’s state health information exchange (HIE) is continuing to bring improved care coordination and actionable insights to the region’s providers through its advanced big data analytics efforts. In its latest annual report, HealthInfoNet...

Can Dr. Google’s New Symptom Search Change Healthcare Analytics?

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Healthcare pundits may soon have to retire one of their favorite jokes about panicked patients scouring the web for answers thanks to a new effort by Google to refine its symptom search capabilities.  Patients who self-diagnose after a quick...

Focus on Precision Medicine Treatments Grows in Hospitals

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Precision medicine is taking center stage in the healthcare, as researchers begin to uncover more information on its effectiveness, and more hospitals adopt a precision medicine focus in their treatment plans. A number of new studies and initiatives...

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