Precision Medicine

Credit: Icon Group

By Dean Koh 04:03 am March 01, 2019
Yesterday, Icon Group (Icon), Australia’s largest dedicated private provider of cancer care, officially signed an agreement with China’s Sanbo Brain Hospital Group (Sanbo) to deliver radiation oncology services, which are
By Nathan Eddy 10:03 am February 27, 2019
Health and research entities to advance genome sequencing for disease diagnosis.
By Dean Koh 10:15 pm February 17, 2019
Last week, BC Platforms, an MIT Whitehead project spinoff which specialises in powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions, announced that it will be providing its genomics platform to Bumrungrad International Hospital, a private multiple-specialty medical centre founded 1980
IoT, patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm February 15, 2019
VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced an epidemiology system that uses genomics and deep learning.
HIMSS19 Views from the Top

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, Google Cloud’s Aashima Gupta, IBM’s Mark Dudman and Microsoft’s Peter Lee during a panel on Thursday afternoon.

By Tom Sullivan 04:10 pm February 14, 2019
Once the specification gains wider use for data exchange, it will open the doors for more advanced uses of data, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM, Google and Microsoft executives said at HIMSS19. 
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
By Mike Miliard 01:59 pm February 04, 2019
GA4GH, with more than 500 healthcare and IT members, works to create frameworks and standards to enable voluntary and secure sharing of genomic and precision medicine data.
By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm January 18, 2019
AI will be key to the high-intensity modeling needed for personalized care – and New Zealand is offering a unique test bed for the development of new approaches.
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am January 10, 2019
In specialty forums in Orlando, Healthcare IT News and its sister brands will be co-hosting in-depth sessions on today’s hottest health IT trends and topics.  

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