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Why AI Has Yet to Deliver on Promises in Healthcare

We’ve reached the point where computer vision and natural language processing (NLP) programs can match, and in some cases exceed, the capabilities of humans. In some medical specialties, such as radiology, AI stands re Read more…

Visualization Startup Brytlyt Combines AI, GPUs, PostgresSQL

The world may seem like it has slowed down in the midst of a pandemic, but technologies like real-time data analytics keep accelerating as one startup after another comes up with new ways to crunch numbers and leverage t Read more…

Localized Models Give Hospitals Flexibility in COVID-19 Response

Hospitals have been re-allocating resources and delaying elective surgeries in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients over the past month. That surge didn’t materialize in most locations, and now, as the number o Read more…

Deep Learning Shows Promise in Screening CT Scans

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 Read more…

What Will AI’s Biggest Contribution to Healthcare Be?

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 imp Read more…

African Hospitals Go Digital with NoSQL and Mobile Tech

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 acces Read more…

AMA Launches Data Framework Effort

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 Read more…

IBM Object Storage Targets Compliance Data

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 st Read more…

Medicine’s Data Transformation, From Genomics to Reforms

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." Those w Read more…

DataRobot Delivers an ML Automation Boost for Evariant

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 Read more…

3 Key Steps to Transforming Healthcare with Predictive Analytics

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 fro Read more…

Healthcare Professionals Get Cognitive Sooner with Watson Health Financed by IBM

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 qualit Read more…

Healthcare IT, Big Data Investments Surge in Q1

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 se Read more…

Survey: Big Data Goes Mainstream

Financial services firms remain the biggest users of big data technologies in the most recent survey of adoption rates for Fortune 1000 companies. However, the annual survey by management consultant NewVantage Partner Read more…

Google Is Using Big Data to Debunk Sickness Mysteries

Google has announced a new project called Verily that will use big data to more quickly identify disease and sickness before it becomes a deadly issue for the affected. Unlike other healthcare options, this project aims Read more…

Analytics Startup Looks to Cut Prescription Drug Costs

A big data startup emerging from stealth mode this week is focused on helping company healthcare plans avoid increasingly common price spikes for prescription drugs. Oration, Foster City, Calif., said Wednesday (Dec. Read more…

Blue Cross of Idaho Builds BI Success on a Pyramid

Companies have many options today when it comes to business intelligence applications. When it came time for Blue Cross of Idaho to pick a platform, you may be surprised why it eschewed more popular names in favor of lit Read more…

Using Big Data to Its Full Potential in Healthcare

As the world’s population is living longer, treatment delivery models need to quickly evolve, and many of these changes are being driven by data. The focus now is on understanding as much about a patient as possible, h Read more…

Medical Insight Set to Flow from Semantic Data Lakes

The potential for data analytics to disrupt healthcare delivery is large, and getting larger by the day. But in many cases, the need to hammer data into a structured format creates a barrier to productivity. Now a hospit Read more…

Health Alliance Looks to Leverage, Secure Patient Data

The health care IT sector is attracting major players as companies chasing lucrative government contracts form partnerships that combine big data technologies to improve public health while harnessing advances in genomic Read more…

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