Precision Medicine

 Elizabeth Holmes charged by SEC with ‘massive fraud’
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm March 14, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of scandal-ridden startup Theranos, with “massive fraud.”
Mayo Clinic boosts clinical trials with IBM Watson artificial intelligence
By Bernie Monegain 02:05 pm March 14, 2018
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health have announced the results of a cutting-edge project putting the supercomputer to work for patient matching: Watson brought in more patients than before to participate in recent breast cancer clinical trials.
Healthy Nevada Project precision medicine study
By Bill Siwicki 02:29 pm March 12, 2018
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval will invite an additional 40,000 Nevadans on March 15 to enroll in the study and have their DNA sequenced for in-depth research.
Google Oracle precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 06:29 am March 09, 2018
GenomeWeb and Oracle Health Sciences reveal key survey results; WuXi NextCODE and Google Cloud partner; and 2bPrecise and The Innovation Institute collaborate on pharmacogenomics.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm March 08, 2018
But experts from IEEE, UC San Diego and Health Linkages say the key is to make sure it's the "right solution for the right problem."
Microsoft says AI and cloud computing are giving precision medicine a boost

Chris Sakalosky, vice president of U.S Health and Life Sciences for Microsoft, speaking at HIMSS18 on Wednesday.

By Susan Morse 04:22 pm March 07, 2018
Company highlights advancements in genomics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, awards partnerships that are leveraging cutting-edge tech.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
precision medicine

Jonathan Hirsch, Syapse president, speaking during the HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 07:39 pm March 05, 2018
Interoperability and the unwillingness of organizations to share information is standing in its way, experts say.
healthcare social determinants
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm March 02, 2018
Its new risk score harnesses clinically-validated information from non-clinical settings, enabling health systems to better manage their 30-day readmission risks.
personal genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm March 01, 2018
Helix has closed a $200 million financing round and said it plans to expand its personal genomics marketplace to accelerate consumer adoption of genomics.

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