Precision Medicine

AI code base on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am August 15, 2018
Precision Innovation Network has selected Splice Machine’s big data platform to develop its Treatment Advisor application, to be hosted in an AWS cloud.
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm August 03, 2018
Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 03, 2018
The health system is ahead of the curve in routinely working genetics into primary care, and patient-shared genomic data has found a home in its EHR for physicians to reference.
nerve regeneration tech
By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm July 26, 2018
The new technology, pioneered by researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, could improve the lives of millions of spinal cord injury patients.
Google Cloud works with NIH to access big biomedical data
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm July 25, 2018
Google Cloud is the first to join the new STRIDES Initiative, which seeks to offer researchers more robust computational infrastructure for analytics and innovation.
23andMe lands $300 million investment from GlaxoSmithKline

23andMe kits at a Beverly Hills event in 2017. Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 02:53 pm July 25, 2018
Pharma giant gains access to DNA data in deal that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki calls transformative for the startup.
next-gen precision medicine will focus on consumerism, EHR integration
By Bill Siwicki 10:20 am July 23, 2018
Experts say emerging tools could become as important to precision medicine as HTML is to the web.
IBM Watson partners with Veterans Affairs to provide cancer treatment for veterans
By Dave Muoio 10:22 am July 19, 2018
The agreement is to continue the public-private partnership to connect AI technology with genomic data to provide cancer therapy for veterans.
Cleveland Clinic biomedical engineering deal
By Bernie Monegain 03:01 pm July 18, 2018
Partners will build on existing relationship to advance research and treatments, they said.
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.

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