Precision Medicine

IT infrastructure personalized care

John Deeken, MD, chief operating officer, Inova Translational Medicine Institute

By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm December 20, 2016
Precision medicine is promising, but integrating genomics with EHRs and workflow poses challenges. The technology for testing is the easy part. Putting the results into a usable format for clinicians can be more problematic, says Inova's John Deeken, MD.   
HIMSS17 Innovation Symposium
By Jack McCarthy 07:26 am December 20, 2016
The all-day pre-conference event will also examine how to identify relevant, practical innovations poised to improve care delivery and the consumer experience. 
PHEMI precision medicine Oracle Hadoop
By Jack McCarthy 07:41 am December 15, 2016
The new platform leverages Oracle and Hadoop technologies to enable users to run analytics against large research data sets.
Obama 21st Century Cures


By Jessica Davis 09:24 am December 14, 2016
Vice President Biden joined the president in signing the bill, which passed through Congress with overwhelming approval.

Henry Ford Health System will build a new cancer center with programs focused pancreatic cancer, brain cancer and precision medicine.

By Bernie Monegain 11:24 am December 07, 2016
Largest individual gift in health system’s history honors life and legacy of donor’s wife.
21st Century Cures Act
By Jeff Lagasse 07:42 am December 01, 2016
The bill allocates billions in new funding for Precision Medicine, Cancer moonshot and BRAIN initiatives and includes provisions to bring new medicines to market is also expected to pass the Senate next week. 
HIMSS17 interoperability cybersecurity precision

EngagedIN CEO Kyra Bobinet will discuss the science of behavior change during the HIMSS17 symposium for physicians. 

By Jack McCarthy 12:09 pm November 29, 2016
The pre-conference daylong event also includes sessions on the science of behavior change and preparing for the next horizon of technology, policy, and care delivery. 
VA artificial intelligence precision medicine

Flow Health CEO Alex Meshkin said the organizations will work together to improve disease detection, diagnosis, treatment and management. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am November 29, 2016
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs signs five-year deal with San Francisco-based Flow Health to apply AI in making care plans personalized.
Best Hospital IT 2016 CIOs
By Mike Miliard 07:05 am November 23, 2016
Healthcare IT News took the pulse of its Best Hospital IT Departments 2016 winners and found that progress on these fronts is fluctuating – from ‘dabbling’ today to leading-edge work toward next-generation care delivery.
Intel Broad MIT Harvard
By Jessica Davis 04:42 pm November 17, 2016
The five-year partnership will focus on best practices for genomics analytics and collaborating on tools to better process and integrate data.

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