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Deep Learning Shows Promise in Screening CT Scans

Apr 30, 2018 |

Healthcare applications for AI continue to emerge, including vetted algorithms used as diagnostic tools for analyzing medical imagery to spot critical abnormalities.

AI startup Qure.ai said a clinical validation study involving 21,000 patients found that its algorithm could help accurately identify internal bleeding, fractures or other trauma in head CT scans. Read more…

What Will AI’s Biggest Contribution to Healthcare Be?

Apr 23, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence is already improving many aspects of our lives, including how we drive, how we socialize, and what we buy. It also has the potential to transform healthcare in variety of ways, but the biggest impact might surprise you. Read more…

African Hospitals Go Digital with NoSQL and Mobile Tech

Nov 7, 2017 |

In many parts of Africa, patient health records are still a paper-based affair, which greatly hinders the capability of public health officials to track the spread of diseases like Ebola, let alone allow a nurse to access a single patient’s health history. Read more…

AMA Launches Data Framework Effort

Oct 17, 2017 |

The American Medical Association is launching a big data initiative intended to forge what it calls a “common data model” currently missing from the health care system.

The Integrated Health Model Initiative seeks to create a “shared framework for organizing health data” Read more…

IBM Object Storage Targets Compliance Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

IBM rolled out on-premises storage options this week targeting the management of regulatory data along with an object storage scaling capability billed as reducing hardware requirements.

The company said the object storage offerings address requirements in regulated industries such as health care for storing growing volumes of compliance data in company datacenters. Read more…

Medicine’s Data Transformation, From Genomics to Reforms

May 1, 2017 |

The interaction of big data and healthcare is transforming medicine, but clinicians and regulators continue to struggle to achieve the ultimate goal of making data serve patients through “evidence-based care.” Read more…

DataRobot Delivers an ML Automation Boost for Evariant

Jan 12, 2017 |

Companies in all industries face an acute shortage of data scientists, those digital alchemists who turn raw data into gold. But for the healthcare software company Evariant, the decision to use DataRobot to automate its machine learning operations was a force multiplier for its data science team. Read more…

3 Key Steps to Transforming Healthcare with Predictive Analytics

Jan 9, 2017 |

The healthcare industry has a data problem. There is an overabundance of raw data available, and figuring out the best way to manage this data has presented many challenges. For example, the data from patient records from heart-rate monitors is quickly referenced and then forgotten. Read more…

Healthcare Professionals Get Cognitive Sooner with Watson Health Financed by IBM

May 9, 2016 |

Perhaps more than any other, the healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic upheaval. Changes in reimbursement models, continued merger and acquisition activity, regulatory requirements, and the increased focus on quality of patient care are forcing many hospitals and healthcare providers to reinvent themselves.   Read more…

Healthcare IT, Big Data Investments Surge in Q1

Apr 20, 2016 |

Venture capitalists poured more than $1 billion into the healthcare IT sector during the first quarter of 2016 as investors look to target data analytics and telemedicine for growth.

The first three months also saw several large big data acquisitions as key players like IBM’s Watson Health unit continued their buying sprees. Read more…

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