06 novembre

It may now cost less to sequence the three billion DNA base pairs of a human genome than to do a brain scan. But how does all that genomic data translate into treatment? Life scientists are bringing together astonishing volumes of information from genomic...

Big data's war on cancer is still in the early stages, but the front line is advancing. The Cancer Genome Atlas, which catalogues cancer mutations, contains some 2.5 million gigabytes of data. This giant project, run by the US National Institutes of Health...

05 novembre

Inadequacy of EHRs Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator LPBI   EHRs need better workflows, less ‘chartjunk’ By Marla Durben Hirsch Electronic health records currently handle data poorly and should be enhanced to better collect, display and use it to support clinical care, according to a new study published in JMIR Medical Informatics. The authors, from Beth Israel Deaconess […]

Researchers are struggling to analyse the steadily swelling troves of '-omic' data in the quest for patient-centred health care. Fifteen years ago, it was a landmark achievement. Ten years ago, it was an intriguing but highly expensive research tool.

ScotsmanHow big data is being used to improve our healthScotsmanThis data is captured, combined with that of countless others (big data) and then processed to deliver personalised recommendations, special offers, or other relevant services based upon their habitual behaviour and activities. People are content with...Big data analytics – it's big but is it clever?M2M Now (press release) (blog)all 2 news articles »

Big data technology and artificial intelligence are being combined to help find a cure for an aggressive form of cancer, thanks to funding from Robin Li, the co-founder of China's online search giant Baidu Inc. The Beijing-based firm said Li is donating up to 30 million yuan ($4.72 million) to support a research to identify the gene which causes...

04 novembre

Organizing and accessing biomedical big data will require quite different business models, say Philip E. Bourne, Jon R. Lorsch and Eric D. Green. “The research community must find more efficient models for storing, organizing and accessing biomedical...

L’INAMI et l’Institut Scientifique de Santé Publique (ISP) ont conclu un accord relatif à la standardisation de l’enregistrement de certaines données de santé, par le biais d’une plateforme internet efficace et hautement sécurisée baptisée Healthdata.be nous apprend mercredi un communiqué de l’ISP. A partir de 2016 les prestataires de soins seront progressivement invités à transmettre leurs...

03 novembre

Figure du web français, Jean-Michel Billaut a été amputé d'une jambe suite à un problème vasculaire aigu non résolu à temps. Devenu un spécialiste de la santé connectée, il revient sur les enjeux de ce marché à fort potentiel appelé à changer nos vies.

Grâce au séquençage à au débit, il sera bientôt possible de contrer l’évolution des virus. Un laborantin étudie des larves de moustiques portant le virus du chikungunya. De prime abord, échanger avec Marco Vignuzzi revient à se plonger dans une encyclopédie de biomédecine que seul un doctorant peut feuilleter sans traducteur. Les termes techniques fusent comme des idées dans un cerveau. Mais en passant outre les « espaces génétiques multidimensionnels », «  séquences...

With all of the comments made about Millennials these days – their unbreakable addiction to technology; the high value they place on meaningful, informed, predictive services; their demand for flexibility and personalized care – it seems almost redundant to require medical school students to devote extra time to healthcare big data analytics.  After all, these students have been swimming through a deeply interconnected world of smartphones, tablets, Google searches, and...

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