Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange »

27 Dec, 2016
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Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge »

2 Dec, 2016
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The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge is well underway, and submissions are beginning to roll in. The focus of this year’s challenge is Big Data, and participants are encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.

Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing

Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing »

15 Nov, 2016
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Opening on November 15, the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge explores the potential of clinical trial data sharing by challenging individuals and groups to identify a novel scientific or clinical finding using the SPRINT article data.

Boston-Based Startup Partners With Uber to Provide Lower-Cost Non-Emergency Medical Transport

Boston-Based Startup Partners With Uber to Provide Lower-Cost Non-Emergency Medical Transport »

13 Oct, 2016
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One company plans to change the way patients can access non-emergency medical transport (NEMT). Boston-based Circulation aims to increase accessibility to NEMT and cut down associated costs by partnering with Uber.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

7 Oct, 2016
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In this week’s roundup: Scientist to use “big data” in coronary disease research, the link between the bacteria and the risk of breast cancer, study finds the hospital you go to can increase life expectancy and more…

How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise

How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise »

With the help of IBM’s Watson Health, the Oncology Expert Advisor is leveraging clinicians’ knowledge, connected analytics, telemedicine and cognitive computing to reimagine a distributed healthcare system.

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered »

18 Jun, 2015
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Lesley Solomon, executive director of Brigham & Women's Innovation Hub, led a panel discussion of four healthcare decision-makers.  |  Photo courtesy of BWH Innovation Hub. Earlier this week, a gathering at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge brought together several of Boston’s leading wearable tech innovators. At the "Big Data Gets…
How Genospace Solves Healthcare’s Big Data Problem: An interview with COO Daniel Meyer

How Genospace Solves Healthcare’s Big Data Problem: An interview with COO Daniel Meyer »

Daniel Meyer, COO of GenoSpace, says interdisciplinary team approach is key to successful problem solving. Healthcare is drowning in a deluge of data. Decision-makers must somehow make sense of a heterogeneous array of information -- demographic, clinical, patient-generated, treatment and outcomes data. The latest waves of information also include data from…
Joy of Medicine Challenge Winners Announced

Joy of Medicine Challenge Winners Announced »

19 May, 2015
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Medstro, the Social Network for Physicians, and Geneia, a company of experienced healthcare change agents creating analytic and technology solutions to improve healthcare, today announced the three finalists in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge. The Challenge - an online competition created to encourage U.S.-licensed physicians and medical students to submit their ideas for relieving…
Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem

Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem »

Jitin Asnaani sees energy and passion around truly improving patient care. “Physicians want to provide the best care," he says. "Hospitals, health systems and care givers truly want to innovate and lower the cost of care." Still, for all that excitement, Asnaani says a basic commodity is still lacking: data. “It’s like home builders building…

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