Big Data

IBM Watson
By Bernie Monegain 10:54 am May 06, 2015
IBM Watson Health is collaborating with Epic and Mayo Clinic to apply cognitive computing capabilities of Watson to EHRs, and also with 14 cancer institutions to reduce from weeks to minutes the ability to translate DNA insights.
By Erin McCann 10:37 am May 04, 2015
Every 60 seconds, 232 computers are infected with malware; 12 websites are successfully hacked; more than 571 new websites are created, and 204 million emails are sent. Combine this with the fact that on the black market, medical records are worth $60, compared to credit card data, which typically sells for $20. "That makes us a significant...
Duke University
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am April 29, 2015
With $9.75 million in hand from gifts and matching funds, Duke University is launching an initiative focused on harnessing vast amounts of data to tackle society's biggest challenges. Healthcare is chief among them.
Confused man with laptop
By Erin McCann 11:06 am April 28, 2015
There's a problem in the world of data analytics. A new survey of health IT professionals shows that the lion's share of them see clinical and business intelligence as top priorities for 2015, but the majority also say they don't even know what data to actually collect.
Money and stethoscope
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am April 20, 2015
The National Institutes of Health's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center is awarding $20 billion for IT work. The money will be disbursed among 65 companies across the country.
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am April 14, 2015
IBM will be buying population health company Phytel and Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys, a cloud-base data analytics company. The technology giant announced the pending acquisitions at a late afternoon news conference at HIMSS15 on Monday.
laptop with stethoscope
By Tom Sullivan 03:34 pm April 13, 2015
SAP developed the HANA platform "clean sheet" to bolster its "massively multi-parallel" computing power over disk-based relational databases.
Billboard with payment icon
By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am April 07, 2015
After a sustained period of steady growth, venture capital funding in the health IT and digital health space dropped by about 35 percent in Q1 2015. The top deal for the quarter? Health Catalyst.
Attendees at HIMSS
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am April 06, 2015
With more than 1,000 exhibitors, hundreds of education sessions and some top-flight keynotes, it would be impossible for any one person to see all of HIMSS15. But here are a few tricks to help you maximize your time there.
Home healthcare
By Intel 10:47 am April 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Kay Eron at Intel talks about how current technology in medical devices impact patient care.

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