10 June, 2016
“Big data” is a very 21st-century kind of buzzword, which ambiguously invokes the idea of using large sets of data to draw computer-assisted…
11 May, 2016
Joe Biden has worn many hats in the Obama administration, and he believes that technology will be crucial for the success of his latest endeavor…
8 May, 2017
The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and Intel are working together to make cancer detection more efficient through artificial intelligence.
Last week, the University of Warwick, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) alongside Intel said a new collaboration between the groups will push forward the classification of…
10 June, 2016
“Big data” is a very 21st-century kind of buzzword, which ambiguously invokes the idea of using large sets of data to draw computer-assisted conclusions about trends, patterns and correlations, often about people and their behavior.
But if you wanted to trace the origin of using big data for…
11 May, 2016
Joe Biden has worn many hats in the Obama administration, and he believes that technology will be crucial for the success of his latest endeavor: leading the effort to make a great leap forward in preventing, detecting and treating cancer.
In remarks here at the annual Health Datapalooza conference, Biden…
22 January, 2016
Big data is needed for genetic research but the application of data and money must follow serial changes in the human genome from birth…
Publication: Wall Street Journal
28 January, 2015
Oncora Medical wants radiation oncologists to have mounds of clinical data at their fingertips. That way, they can identify the absolute best treatment options based on past patients.
The clinical data already exists — it just hasn’t been made easily accessible, until now.
Here’s an example: Say a patient…
Publication: Philadelphia Business Journal
22 January, 2015
An association of cancer specialists is racing ahead with an ambitious project aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of cancer care by mining patients’ electronic records.
The 30,000-member American Society of Clinical Oncology on Wednesday announced a partnership with SAP, the global software giant whose U.S…
20 January, 2014
As open source, big data tools enter the early stages of maturation, data engineers and data scientists will have many opportunities to use them to “work on stuff that matters”. Along those lines, computational biology and medicine are areas where skilled data professionals are already beginning to make an impact…
5 June, 2013
There’s a treasure trove of data locked away in medical records and scientific studies that, if liberated and used appropriately, could help to improve cancer care. Big data is not a new concept – it’s actually been changing the face of medicine for years. The best known example is…
29 March, 2013
Today, the American Society of Clinical Oncologists is announcing that it’s completed work on a prototype for a “learning health system” called CancerLinQ that collects and analyzes cancer care data from the millions of patient visits on file around the country…
Publication: The Verge
20 February, 2013
Dr. Narges Bani Asadi says cancer is a genetic disease, and she is using technology to fight it. Asadi is the founder and CEO of Bina, a healthcare startup working to make ‘personalized medicine’ a reality. Bina applies big data analytics to genomics, making it possible to sequence the human…