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HHS health center IT

Health Resources and Services Administration Acting Administrator Jim Macrae. 

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm September 15, 2016
Money from MACRA, the first direct investment in health center IT since the days of HITECH, will go toward value-based care, data exchange, clinical decision support, patient engagement, and more.

Lumiata founder and CEO Ash Damle

By Jessica Davis 12:14 pm September 12, 2016
The technology leverages the company’s 175 million patient-record years and a patient’s medical history to predict the patient’s future health.
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am September 12, 2016
Roanoke, Virginia-based Carilion Clinic will put predictive analytics technology from PeraHealth to work spotting hospital patients who might be at risk.
Precision medicine genomics report from HIMSS Analytics
By Mike Miliard 01:06 pm September 02, 2016
Fewer than one-third of healthcare providers polled for the newest HIMSS Analytics Essentials Brief are currently pursuing precision medicine initiatives – with the majority who don't saying that limitations in funding, technology or expertise are holding them back. But that's poised to change very soon.
Google DeepMind London cancer
By Bill Siwicki 03:13 pm August 31, 2016
The artificial intelligence subsidiary launched a new research partnership to reduce the amount of time it takes to plan radiotherapy treatment for certain cancers.
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am August 19, 2016
Stanford clinicians shine a light on how today's products are missing out on big opportunities.
IBM lab on a chip

Mount Sinai is testing IBM’s lab-on-a-chip to identify patients who might have prostate cancer to get ahead of the disease.

By Bernie Monegain 09:40 am August 04, 2016
The company also said its scientists are working with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to test the technology on prostate cancer.
South Carolina analytics interoperable
By Jack McCarthy 10:40 am August 01, 2016
The entities are building a statewide health information network that will enable doctors to share real-time patient data and analytics. 

California’s registry, run by the state Department of Public Health, has amassed data on more than 4.5 million cancer patients since it began collecting information in 1988.

By Kaiser Health News 11:01 am July 21, 2016
Researchers in California regularly use a database to search for trends, confirm potential cancer clusters and identify disparities in screening and outcomes.

"We had to demonstrate that we can do genomic testing reliably and reproducibly and that we have procedures in place that are robust and compatible with clinical testing," said Olivier Elemento, associate director of the Institute for Computational Biomedicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am July 21, 2016
Scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine say the new genome sequencing test to detect mutations can guide precision cancer treatment with more than 95 percent accuracy.

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