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NIH, 23andMe Crowdsource Precision Medicine Depression Study

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One of the most common mental health conditions in the world is getting the precision medicine treatment thanks to a unique public-private study using big data provided by 23andMe.  The home genetics testing provider, in conjunction with...

Even More Top Healthcare Big Data Analytics Buzzwords to Know

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The world of healthcare big data analytics is evolving at a blistering pace, and so is the language used to describe the latest projects, innovations, and achievements.  New terms are cropping up every day as developers, researchers, and...

VA Precision Medicine Databank Hits 500,000 Participants

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The Department of Veterans Affairs reached a significant precision medicine milestone this week when it added its 500,000th name to the enrollment logs of the Million Veteran Program (MVP).  The achievement officially makes the MVP the largest...

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its effort to advance precision medicine and genomics research, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has released two draft guidance documents that would implement regulatory processes for developing and using next-generation sequencing...

EHR Data Integrity Not Robust Enough for Clinical Trial Use

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EHR data is not strong enough to support research and clinical trials, says the American Medical Informatics Association. In a letter commenting on the FDA’s draft guidance on the use of EHR data in clinical trials and research, AMIA says...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CancerLinQ Big Data Analytics a “Powerful Tool” for Oncology

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) isn’t the only one attempting to bring “learning” big data analytics capabilities to clinicians at the point of care, but they are among the most successful organizations focused...

Real World Evidence, Big Data Can Speed Clinical Innovation

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Well-designed and properly executed clinical trials are often used to gain the stamp of approval for new drugs, therapies, or guidelines, but the process of developing a new treatment protocol should not end with this initial study period. ...

Senate Committee Passes $34B NIH Budget for Precision Medicine

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The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee has passed an appropriations bill that would provide the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with $34 billion in 2017 in part to advance precision medicine...

NIH Launches Genomic Data Commons Supporting Cancer Moonshot

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The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) and Cancer Moonshot just took one large step forward with the launch of the Genomic Data Commons, according to a National Institutes of Health press release. The Genomic Data Commons (GDC), a data repository...

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