Precision Medicine

NLP evolving for pop health and precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 03:32 pm July 12, 2018
New clinical and operational use cases are emerging for natural language processing, from risk adjustment to population surveillance and beyond.
University of Iowa Healthcare rolls out first autonomous AI diagnostic system cleared by the FDA

UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing in Coralville, Iowa. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm July 12, 2018
The artificial intelligence tool detects diabetic retinopathy in medical images, which can help prevent blindness in diabetes patients.
KLAS report about top precision medicine vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:43 pm July 10, 2018
A baker's dozen technology companies are grabbing a spot as top-of-mind among hospital decision-makers, new research finds.
blockchain tech use in genomics and precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm July 09, 2018
Shivom has created what it calls a Unique Global Genome ID, designed to allow providers and researchers to more easily work with precision data and give patients ownership of their genomic information.
John Hopkins telemedicine program advances population health

Credit: John Hopkins

By Bill Siwicki 10:01 am July 06, 2018
Telemedicine platforms and tools will transform virtual care by incorporating emerging technologies and novel uses of data.
Geisinger's Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation taps Jvion's AI

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 02:03 pm July 03, 2018
Integrating Jvion cognitive computing technology is part of the institute’s plan to transform healthcare by boosting quality and outcomes.
Dell goes public again

From left: Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner talking at the White House in 2017. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm July 03, 2018
After an eventful few years in which it was taken private, made the biggest tech acquisition in history and retooled itself for the new century, Dell is expected to return to the market in a $21.7 billion deal next week.
Microsoft hires two healthcare leaders

From left, Jim Weinstein and Josh Mandel

By Bernie Monegain 12:27 pm June 27, 2018
Most recently, the software giant has delved into artificial intelligence and also has been exploring how best to move healthcare data to the cloud and keep it secure.
House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.
New genomics analytics platform from Databricks
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm June 11, 2018
The AI-powered platform offers healthcare organizations scalable data processing and tertiary analytics to help drive precision medicine innovation.

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