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Cognitive Computing Leaders Think Time is Right for Healthcare

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The healthcare industry might be notorious for its lackadaisical attitude towards adopting certain technology tools, but stakeholders across the care continuum have not been slow to embrace the idea that cognitive computing and semantic data...

Next-Gen Genomic Testing a Focal Point for Precision Medicine

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Precision medicine brings the promise of laser-focused treatments custom crafted for each individual based on their unique genetic makeup.  As researchers unlock more and more insights into conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s and cancer...

NIH Seeks $1.1B to Fund Precision Medicine, Cancer Moonshot

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The Precision Medicine Initiative and Cancer Moonshot may be two of the most exciting programs in the world of medical research, but their promises for clinical care certainly won’t come cheap.  During testimony at a Senate health...

New Panel to Lead Cancer Moonshot Project for Precision Medicine

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The National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) have announced a Blue Ribbon Panel to help guide Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative and complement the nation’s other precision medicine...

PCORI Awards $2.5M to UAB for Precision Medicine Research

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded $2.5 million to Jeffrey Curtis, MD, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB), to research the comparative effectiveness of newer treatments...

ONC, NIH Launch S4S Program for Precision Medicine Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the ONC, announced the launch of the new Sync for Science (S4S) program, a pilot initiative that permits individuals to access to their EHR data and send it to researchers, according...

PA Big Data Analytics Projects Get $3M in Funding from UPMC

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Six big data analytics projects focused on personalized medicine and patient outcomes will receive funding from UPMC Enterprises, the innovation arm of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The newly established Pittsburgh Health...

NIH, FDA Create Clinical Trial Template for Precision Medicine

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As the Precision Medicine Initiative starts to increase the amount and scope of medical research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and FDA are seeking public comment on a draft template that provides guidance to investigators looking to...

FDA Accelerates Precision Medicine with Rare Disease Funding

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The FDA has announced the start of a new grant program focused on studying the history and life cycle of rare diseases in an effort to improve the health system’s understanding of uncommon conditions The announcement was made on Rare Disease...

Top 5 Basics to Know About the Precision Medicine Initiative

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Feelings of national unity may be hard to find during a contentious election year, but the collaborative spirit is alive and well in at least one corner of the White House as stakeholders from across the care continuum take on the Obama Administration’s...

Precision Medicine Summit Brings Big Data, EHR Ideas Together

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The White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is kicking off in a big way this month, officials announced today at an industry summit.  Stakeholders from across the healthcare continuum gathered to share new ideas, receive...

UPMC Gene Test Brings Personalized Medicine to Cardiac Care

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Clinicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are bringing personalized medicine into the routine care process for cardiac patients in need of stents for clogged arteries by using a simple blood test to identify gene variants that...

$5M Precision Medicine Grant Integrates Genomics, Big Data

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Precision medicine is getting a $5 million boost at research organizations in Pennsylvania as the three-year Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) project gets underway.  The grant will fund the discovery of potential breast...

MD Medical School Uses Precision Medicine to Improve Cancer Care

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The University of Maryland has announced a new initiative to advance its medical school’s precision medicine programs. According to a public statement, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has begun its new initiative, the Maryland...

Precision Medicine, Big Data Analytics Center Rises in Philly

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is joining the growing group of academic institutions and medical centers putting precision medicine and big data analytics front-and-center.  Through its newly founded Center for Data...

Are Healthcare Providers Interested in Precision Medicine?

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Precision medicine may not be capturing the healthcare industry’s collective imagination quite as completely as President Obama might hope, according to a new survey by Health Catalyst.  While some pioneering researchers and providers...

Precision Medicine, Predictive Analytics Markets Set for Growth

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Healthcare big data analytics continues to be a driving force underpinning many of the most innovative, cutting-edge segments of the health IT marketplace.  As precision medicine and rises to prominence and population health management becomes...

Payer Partners for Precision Medicine, Offers Genomics Payments

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Independence Blue Cross and NantHealth announced today two new precision medicine initiatives aimed at improving immunotherapy in cancer care. First, the two joined several other industry groups, including academic institutions and large pharma...

Precision Medicine Research a Top Strategic Priority for NIH

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is planning to put precision medicine front and center over the next few years as it helps to build the foundation for the nation’s forays into advanced medical research and tailored, personalized...

Genomics, Big Data Bring Precision Medicine to Pediatric Cancer

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Precision medicine techniques, including next-generation genomic sequencing, have the potential to revolutionize the development of treatments for seriously ill patients across the spectrum of clinical care.  From neurodegenerative diseases...

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