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4 Ways To Build A Data Infrastructure To Inform Business Decisions

All data is not created equal. In the era of big data, businesses have to first build the right infrastructure to support it.<p>Machine learning is becoming ever more prevalent in business today, but we're still only at the beginning of unlocking its true potential. There is still a tremendous amount …

Big Data

Big data analysis accurately predicts patient survival from heart failure

Yale researchers used their findings to develop a predictive online tool that could be integrated into electronic health records in healthcare …

Big Data

New algorithm can help predict patients' end-of-life care

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a neural network that can determine a patient's chance of dying in the next three to 12 months in …

Algorithms

Big Data And Virtualization In Precision Medicine

As science continues to advance at unprecedented rates, new insights are being provided into the biology of cancer that prove disease is an …

Mutations

Deep Learning Specialization by Andrew Ng  –  21 Lessons Learned

I found all 3 courses extremely useful and learned an incredible amount of practical knowledge from the instructor, Andrew Ng. Ng does an excellent …

Deep Learning

At Big Data in Biomedicine, reexamining clinical trials in the era of precision health - Scope

Clinical trials, in their current incarnation, are ill-suited for the nimble, personalized precision health era, a a panel of speakers at the Big …

Countdown to Big Data in Biomedicine: Heart wellness in an era of precision health - Scope

American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown began her career at the AHA three decades ago, when heart health was defined by healthy eating, exercise …

Stanford's Big Data Conference returning - Scope

Late May brings Stanford Medicine’s fifth annual Big Data in Biomedicine conference, open to the public.<p>The May 24-25 meeting — titled “Big Data in …

Big Data is So 2016. We Need Smart Data. | Inc.com

A few years ago, Red Roof Inn calculated that some 90,000 U.S. passengers get stranded every day because of flight cancellations. Acting on this piece of data, the hotel chain figured out how to track flight delays and then serve ads to passengers stranded in airports. The campaign has resulted in …

Big Data

Python R vs. SPSS SAS

(This article was first published on <b>Rbloggers – The Analytics Lab</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>When we’re working for clients we mostly come …

The role of a data scientist and why we need them

Big Data analytics can transform how businesses operate. While marketing and sales businesses cottoned on to this early, more and more previously …

Big Data

Majority of global healthcare enterprises using cloud, big data and IoT without securing sensitive data

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The Future Of Health Care Is In Data Analytics

Every minute of the day, eCare21, a remote patient-monitoring system, collects thousands of pieces of health data about more than 1,000 senior citizens. The telehealth system uses smartphones, Fitbits, Bluetooth and sensors to collect information about things like blood pressure, physical activity, …

Digital Health

'Big data' could mean big problems for people's healthcare privacy

The future of the U.S. healthcare system will be influenced to a large extent by a company that makes weapons of war.<p>Defense giant Northrop Grumman has signed a nearly $92-million contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to build the second phase of a computer system that's …

The drivers behind digital health apps

Dr. Vish Banthia Contributor<p>Vish Banthia is CEO of ZendyHealth.<p>There has been an explosion of digital health startups in recent years. The market is expected to reach $233.3 billion by 2020, with the primary driver coming from the mobile health market.<p>Companies are springing up to offer solutions …

Digital Health

Big data is a big deal for diabetics – and this startup knows it

With its app, cable, and connections to hospitals and clinics, this startup is changing how diabetes can be monitored.

Diabetes

From app doctors to big data: five ways tech will shape healthcare

From video conferencing your GP to tracking viral outbreaks of disease, a panel of experts shared insights into the changing face of healthcare<p>See everything the experts said here<p>Technology presents huge opportunities and challenges for our health and care system. Here are five areas to</b> …

Digital Health

Big Data Costs Money. Big Analytics Makes Money.

The word easy is not often associated with big data, but there is at least one pretty easy answer when it comes to the question of why companies embark on big data deployments: money, whether it is making it or saving it. What may be less obvious is why, despite their best intentions, organizations …

Big Data

Mapping more genomes will create a healthcare 'big data revolution'

<i>From helping humans live longer and hacking our performance, to repairing the body and understanding the brain, WIRED Health will hear from the</i> …

Genetics

Is Blockchain the Answer to Healthcare’s Big Data Problems?

April 27, 2016 - The explosion of digital data in the healthcare industry seems to have brought with it nothing but problems. From complaints about …

Hadoop in Healthcare, Part 1

<i>This is the first blog in a series written by Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, Inc. The series will discuss the reasons for</i> …

Big data has not revolutionised medicine – we need big theory alongside it

Science rests on data, of that there can be no doubt. But peer through the hot haze of hype surrounding the use of big data in biology and you will …

Can Big Data Deliver on the Huge Expectations of Precision Medicine?

Big data can do a lot of things. But can it allow doctors to create drugs that are tailor-made to your genes, reduce the cost of healthcare for a …

Big Data

How Semantic Data Analytics Benefits Population Health Management

April 01, 2016 - When it comes to the complexities patient care, there will always be more questions than answers. Clinicians and researchers are …

Big Data

Heart Attack Patients Are Getting Younger, and Sicker

People who experience the most severe type of heart attack have become younger and more obese in the past two decades, according to a new study.<p>This …

Medicine

How Federal Health IT Work Paves the Way for Big Data Analytics

March 25, 2016 - Just like “population health management” and the “Internet of Things,” the phrase “big data analytics” means something a little bit …

Digital Health

How to save a life: Lebanese startups bring Big Data and IoT to HealthTech

Beirut might not be the first place that springs to mind when thinking about ground-breaking technology, but the fact is that Lebanese talent has actually played a pivotal role in many of this century’s most important innovations.<p>With a diaspora estimated at around 14 million, a staggering 90 …

Transforming Clinical Data into Actionable Prognosis Models: Machine-Learning Framework and Field-Deployable App to Predict Outcome of Ebola Patients

Abstract<p>Background<p>Assessment of the response to the 2014–15 Ebola outbreak indicates the need for innovations in data collection, sharing, and use to …

Big Data Analytics Show More Sepsis Deaths in Large Hospitals

March 18, 2016 - Researchers are using big data analytics to better understand the signs and symptoms of sepsis, which may be able to help physicians …

Medicine

Partners Data Lake Offers Healthcare Analytics as a Service

March 17, 2016 - The sprawling Partners HealthCare system is continuing to churn through the largest Epic EHR implementation project to date. But the …

Big Data