Precision Medicine

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.
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am August 31, 2016
A deep dive into the features healthcare organizations need, obstacles to avoid, and insights from executives who have already made the move to population health management. 
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am August 31, 2016
Healthcare IT News reviews software designed to provide actionable intelligence from Caradigm, Enli, Forward Health, Medecision, Medicity, Transcend Insights, WellCentive and ZeOmega.
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am August 31, 2016
Health IT managers who have installed population health platforms in their organizations advise that you pay careful attention to these features before buying.
Precision medicine momentum HIMSS

HIMSS Analytics Director of Research Brendan FitzGerald said that precision medicine tools are being implemented throughout healthcare which is helping to bring the industry closer to more specific treatments for certain diseases. 

By Jessica Davis 10:46 am August 31, 2016
As hospitals shift into patient risk assessment from disease prevention, the need for precision medicine tools will grow, a new HIMSS Analytics study found.

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