Precision Medicine

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. 
superbugs spectrometry

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – MRSA – causes a range of illnesses, from skin and wound infections to pneumonia and bloodstream infections that can cause sepsis and death. Photo: CDC. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm January 16, 2017
Spectrometry, developed in the 1940s, has been re-engineered and is back in the spotlight with new uses.

Francis Collins

By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump appointed former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani as an informal cybersecurity advisor, the presidential transition office announced Jan. 12. He also recently met with two contenders to head the National Institutes of Health.

AI is on the rise in healthcare in 2017, according to ECRI. Pepper, a humanoid robot, can interpret human body language and read emotion.

By Jessica Davis 12:00 pm January 10, 2017
Liquid biopsies, opioid addiction biosensors and AI top ECRI's annual list of technologies that will transform the healthcare industry in the year ahead.
patient advocates
By John Andrews 07:02 am January 10, 2017
Kristina Sheridan is among the growing legion of caregivers who have come to believe that involving input from patients and their families can be a game-changer when it comes to diagnosis and treatment. 

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