Healthcare

How Big Data is Helping Predict Heart Disease

Thanks to big data, doctors and scientists are making progress on being able to predict heart disease and find which treatments are the most effective. Our Current Fight Against Heart Disease As it stands right now, diagnosing heart disease requires a person to take a variety of medical tests to find. There is often minimal [...]

By |Big Data, Healthcare|

Big Data, Machine Learning Can Revamp Provider Health IT Use

Big data analytics and machine learning could be a major benefit for providers - if they can develop the skills and competencies required to leverage advanced health IT. Instead of treating health IT as one of the biggest problems facing the medical profession, providers, educators, researchers and developers should embrace the vast potential of machine [...]

3 Ways Surgical Procedures Are Benefiting From Big Data

Big data is a popular buzzword that keeps appearing in nearly every industry, even medicine. But until now, it hasn’t really made its way into the wide and varied world of surgical procedures. Recent advances in technology have changed the way surgeons collect information, determine that a patient needs surgery and even the way these [...]

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How Machine Learning, Big Data And AI Are Changing Healthcare Forever

While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care. Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting outcomes, and just beginning to scratch the surface of personalized care. Imagine walking in to see [...]

Big Data In Healthcare: Paris Hospitals Predict Admission Rates Using Machine Learning

Hospitals in Paris are trialing Big Data and machine learning systems designed to forecast admission rates – leading to more efficient deployment of resources and better patient outcomes. It’s just one more way in which cutting-edge data science is being applied to real-world problems in healthcare, along with creating personalized medicines, fighting cancer and streamlining [...]

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Challenges of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

Big data analytics is turning out to be one of the toughest undertakings in recent memory for the healthcare industry.  Providers who have barely come to grips with putting data into their electronic health records (EHR) are now being asked to pull actionable insights out of them – and apply those learnings to complicated initiatives [...]

Here’s how middleware capabilities can move medical devices from charting to active patient monitoring and intervention.

Here's how middleware capabilities can move medical devices from charting to active patient monitoring and intervention. Historically, medical device data has been isolated, trapped in silos, each having unique communication protocols, physical connections, update rates, and terminology, but key advances have put medical devices on the precipice of an evolutionary leap from charting and documentation [...]

By |Healthcare, Middleware|

CIO: Healthcare predictive analytics important to population health

Without health IT, healthcare organizations would not be able to effectively manage their patient populations or to transition to value-based care, according to Jon Russell, CIO at John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, Calif. The key to effective population health management and value-based care is to effectively aggregate health information from disparate systems. To do [...]

Data Analytics is Transforming Healthcare Systems

Big Data Analytics is entirely transforming business paradigms. Automated databases are enabling businesses to perform mundane tasks more efficiently. And, the commercial sector isn’t the only area to benefit from data analytics. Its impact is widespread and is being seen across many different sectors, including healthcare. Under such circumstances where people are paying a significantly [...]

By |Analytics, Healthcare|

How big data analytics is transforming cancer research

Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani, head of data science at The Institute of Cancer Research, reveals how the capability to integrate and analyze vast volumes of data is playing a vital role in the discovery of effective cancer drugs. Cancer is a very human challenge. During their lifetime almost 40% of the world’s population will develop some [...]