Precision Medicine

By Bernie Monegain 11:35 am September 13, 2016
The deal marks the first testing collaboration for Intermountain Precision Genomics outside of the U.S.

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.
HHS Zika Moderna

Richard Hatchett, MD, acting director of BARDA, says the government is taking a three-pronged approach to fight Zika.

By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am September 08, 2016
The $8.2 million deal with Moderna aims to accelerate the development of vaccine technology and is expected to be faster than other approaches in developing vaccines.
machine learning healthcare
By Mike Miliard 07:53 am September 08, 2016
MIT professor John Guttag said that growing sets of aggregated data, federal rules mandating access to information and existing tools make machine learning a reality today. Here’s what healthcare organizations need to know about the emerging technology.
John Guttag, who leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, urged healthcare providers to aggressively incorporate machine learning into workflows.
By Mike Miliard 07:42 am September 08, 2016
These approaches have enormous potential to enable clinicians, doctors and researchers to spot patterns in existing data sets. We take a look at the two styles and what they mean to healthcare organizations.
UPMC Cernostics precision medicine

Cernostics CEO Mike Hoerres.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm September 07, 2016
The funding will help speed the development of a new test that uses digital images of a biopsy slide to detect Barrett’s Esophagus, a condition that can lead to cancer, the companies said.
Houston Methodist pioneers AI software for mammography

A Houston Methodist team hopes to provide clinicians with more accurate assessment models that can reduce unnecessary biopsies

By Gus Venditto 04:06 pm September 06, 2016
A team at Houston Methodist believes it has developed an artificial intelligence software program that can improve mammography readings to 99 percent accuracy by analyzing the free form text of clinical reports.
Health Catalyst predictive analytics
By Bernie Monegain 07:01 am September 06, 2016
The top reason for using advanced analytics, especially within population health programs, is enabling interventions that prevent health declines, respondents said.
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.

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