Precision Medicine

cloud computing precision medicine

Washington University School of Medicine informaticist Nephi Walton said cloud computing will become the platform for aggregating and harmonizing data but healthcare organizations should understand why they want to choose the model. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:17 am February 07, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton says that the cloud can be used to aggregate and harmonize data and argues that in certain ways it is more secure than what hospitals can handle on their own.
By Bernie Monegain 09:52 am February 03, 2017
Four Cleveland-based medical researchers - two with the Cleveland Clinic, one with University Hospitals and another from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - each received seven-year, multi-million dollar awards from the National Institutes of Health.

Jupiter Medical Center President and CEO John D. Couris says Jupiter is committed to pioneering new approaches to medicine and healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm January 31, 2017
Jupiter is first community hospital in U.S. to adopt IBM Watson for Oncology.
IBM Watson Health HIMSS17

Kyu Rhee, MD, chief health officer at IBM

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm January 30, 2017
Among many other demonstrations and announcements this year at HIMSS17, IBM Watson Health will be "celebrating and highlighting what we've accomplished" since the AI was launched six years ago, said Kyu Rhee, MD, chief health officer at IBM. "And that's quite a bit."
HIMSS Analytics telemedicine biometric
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 26, 2017
HIMSS Analytics' most recent Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, projecting purchasing demand for 81 different applications in 2017 and 2018.  
Hearst Health Prize population
By Bernie Monegain 01:16 pm January 26, 2017
Contenders set their sights on strokes, maternal care and mental health.
Intermountain Precision Genomics gene
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am January 26, 2017
The network adds 62 genes to its ongoing efforts for late stage cancer patients.
Omicia Spiral Genetics

Omicia CEO Matt Tindall (left) and Spiral Genetics CEO Adina Mangubat.

By Bernie Monegain 04:24 pm January 23, 2017
The deal is expected to provide customers with new opportunities to develop novel diagnostics and also to manage long-term genomic data storage.
Price meaningful use precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am January 19, 2017
The HHS nominee decries a law that has turned physicians "into data entry clerks." Meanwhile, genomics represents a "brave new world," he said – but "the challenges of how we afford to be able to make that available to our society are real."
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics
By Healthcare IT News 11:22 am January 17, 2017
Proposals should actionable and solutions-based with a focus on the role analytics play in standardizing clinical care, reducing costs, achieving population health objectives and making better strategic decisions. 

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