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Chan, Zuckerberg Donate $10M to UCSF Precision Medicine Lab

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Dr. Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, have made a $10 million donation to one of the nation’s leading precision medicine research facilities at UC San Francisco. The UCSF Institute for Computational Health...

IBM Watson, Quest Launch Genomic Cognitive Computing Partnership

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IBM Watson Health and Quest Diagnostics have announced a new partnership that will bring Watson’s cognitive computing and genomic sequencing capabilities to a larger number of patients nationwide. The launch of “IBM Watson Genomics...

“All of Us” Taps First Community Precision Medicine Partners

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The “All of Us” precision medicine project is taking another step forward by naming the first set of community partners who will help recruit individuals to participate in the Precision Medicine Initiative’s biobanking program....

NQF: Adding Socioeconomic Risk to Population Health Measures is a Challenge

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Socioeconomic risk factors and community determinants of health are becoming increasingly important to care providers concerned about how to succeed with population health management and chronic disease care, yet incorporating these variables...

Online Population Health Data Dashboard Grows to Include 500 Cities

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Robust and actionable population health data at the city and neighborhood level is traditionally hard to come by, especially if community planners are looking for datasets presented in a slickly-packaged online dashboard free for public use....

Decision Support, Big Data Analytics Reduce Hospital Blood Use

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Big data analytics and the implementation of clinical decision support guidelines can help hospitals and health systems reduce unnecessary blood use and associated spending, according to a pair of new studies released this week. At a cost of...

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Market to See 40% CAGR Surge

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The advent of true artificial intelligence in healthcare may still be some way off, but strong interest in achieving the goals of AI is producing a significant surge of investment in advanced machine learning, predictive analytics, and cognitive...

Gaps in Chronic Disease Care Leave Patients, Docs Frustrated

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Patients and healthcare providers are both struggling to overcome gaps in education, knowledge, and confidence about how to effective engage in chronic disease management, according to a new report by West. Despite the health system’s growing...

Hashed Health Blockchain Consortium Grows with Change Healthcare

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Blockchain is quickly finding its footing in the healthcare industry as more and more stakeholders join collaborations aimed at bringing the distributed data management technology to the health IT world.  Change Healthcare is the latest...

Geisinger, Baylor Granted $3.5M for Patient Safety Learning Lab

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Geisinger Health System and the Baylor College of Medicine have received a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to establish a patient safety learning lab focused on reducing harm and improving clinical accuracy....

How Do Population Health, Public Health, Community Health Differ?

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The rapid proliferation of value-based care arrangements, driven by EHR adoption and the subsequent explosion of big data, has given providers both the opportunity and the financial imperative to focus on delivering holistic, preventive healthcare...

Missouri Gov. Creates State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

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Governor Eric Greitens has signed an executive order creating a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) for Missouri.  The new initiative, intended to help fight the spiraling opioid epidemic, means that Missouri has finally joined the...

Health Data Analytics a “Competitive Differentiator” for Payers

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A robust and wide-ranging big data analytics strategy can be a “competitive differentiator” for health insurance payers seeking actionable insights to help them succeed with value-based care, says a new survey by Deloitte. Two out...

Data Mining, Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: What’s the Difference?

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The healthcare industry is known for its overreliance on snappy-sounding buzzwords – and perhaps even more infamous for ever-so-slightly misusing them.  In the clinical environment, the correct interpretation of tiny subtleties could...

Informatics, Machine Learning Accelerate Pharmaceutical Discovery

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Machine learning, informatics, and artificial intelligence have been making quite a big splash on the clinical side of the healthcare industry during the first half of 2017, but these big data analytics techniques have even broader applications...

Top 10 Challenges of Population Health Management

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Population health management has become a must-have competency for healthcare providers of all types, sizes, and specialties. As risk-based contracting and pay-for-performance arrangements start to provide enhanced financial incentives for...

AMIA: Health Informatics Can Help Overcome the Big Data “Deluge”

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Organizations that wish to avoid drowning in the big data deluge should turn to the life raft of health informatics, which can help providers and researchers better use data to produce meaningful quality improvements, says the American Medical...

Artificial Intelligence, Genomics Combo Boosts Precision Medicine

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The combination of artificial intelligence and genomic sequencing could significantly accelerate the development of precision medicine, researchers from the New York Genome Center (NYGC), The Rockefeller University, and IBM suggest in a...

Machine Learning Algorithm Outperforms Cardiologists Reading EKGs

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A machine learning algorithm leveraging a multi-layered convolutional neural network exceeds the performance of human cardiologists when detecting a range of abnormal readings from standard electrocardiograms. Developed at Stanford, the algorithm...

Hyperledger Brings Healthcare Blockchain Closer with Fabric 1.0

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Developers interested in bringing blockchain applications to the healthcare industry have a new arrow in their quiver with the release of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0.0, the first publically available version of the consortium’s open source blockchain...

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