Precision Medicine

healthcare IT infrastructure big data

Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum was a two-day event held in San Francisco to identify opportunities and talk about the big shifts that need to happen in big data work, including what it means to manage infrastructure-as-a-service.

By Tom Sullivan 10:11 am May 19, 2017
Today’s IT infrastructures are not hearty enough to support the data needs of genomics and other emerging healthcare practices and capabilities,  HIMSS Analytics says.
What precision medicine and Netflix have in common
By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm May 17, 2017
While healthcare is not applying the same kind of data understanding that other service rely on, precision medicine will bring that to the fore, expert says.
By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm May 17, 2017
CRISPR has sparked considerable excitement for precision medicine, but patient safety, enzyme delivery and today’s level of disease understanding are limiting mainstream adoption.
Eric Dishman on Precision Medicine
By Gus Venditto 11:41 am May 17, 2017
An ambitious project aims to provide insight on “the most diverse collection of people in human history.”
NantHealth’s Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 10:58 am May 12, 2017
[Also: Politico uncovers more funding indiscretions from Patrick Soon-Shiong]Despite company losing $41 million in the first quarter, biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong defended his company’s work and chastised what he called false reports.
Intermountain precision medicine, advanced imaging
By Bernie Monegain 04:06 pm May 11, 2017
New cancer test requires less DNA than previous versions.
23andMe genetic tests
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm May 10, 2017
While tests like those offered by 23andMe help patients become proactive in their healthcare, providers and the industry aren’t ready to interpret them.
Kun Huang Indiana University precision health iniative
By Bernie Monegain 12:40 pm May 10, 2017
Program has tapped internationally recognized bioinformatics and genomics expert to lead the effort.
NASCAR Jeff Gordon medicine grant for kids
By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm May 09, 2017
Jeff Gordon & Sohn Precision Medicine Fund at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is funded by a $200,000 grant to combat cancer in children.
HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit
By Tom Sullivan 10:35 am May 04, 2017
The two-day event features more than 20 experts sharing insights about precision medicine in the here-and-now and the promise it holds for the future.

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