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Palantir Adds COVID-19 Deal to Growing List of U.S. Contracts

Apr 16, 2020 |

Federal health officials are reportedly using Palantir Technologies’ Gotham big data analytics platform in their efforts to mount a response to COVID-19.

Forbes.com reported late last week that a unit within the U.S. Read more…

Health Care Emerges as Hadoop Use Case

Oct 8, 2015 |

Unstructured data is estimated to account for nearly 80 percent of health care information, a hodge-podge of physicians’ notes, sensor data from medical devices, lab results, X-ray and MRI images along with clinical and financial data. Read more…

Mayo Clinic Eyes Data to Improve Health Care

Dec 10, 2014 |

Optum Labs, a health services and technology venture formed by the Mayo Clinic along with one of the nation’s largest health care insurers, is analyzing patient data to identify the best treatments, understand variations in health care and determine the effectiveness of patient care. Read more…

Birth Data Provides New Tools for Fighting Infection

Jun 12, 2014 |

Increasingly robust data sets collected and maintained by medical researchers over the past decade are helping improve the delivery of health care.

The latest example comes from healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente’s neonatal intensive care units in northern California that are using a new online tool to calculate whether preterm of newborn babies are susceptible to a deadly systemic infection known as sepsis. Read more…

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