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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.