Tag Archives: precision medicine

Machine Learning and AI Underpin Predictive Analytics to Achieve Clinical Breakthroughs

Categories: General Healthcare Life Sciences Machine Learning Natural Language Processing

The practice of medicine is not only a science, it is also an art.  With it, difficult situations will arise requiring insightful judgments made by well-trained physicians who can tailor their approach to the needs of patients.  As such, we are witnessing a revolution in the healthcare industry, in which there is now an opportunity…

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Plotting the data-driven journey

Categories: Analytic Database Machine Learning Spark

“Becoming data-driven is a multi-year journey, not a simple implementation.” It’s one of the first things we tell our customers. Acquiring and using data in a way that simply wasn’t possible up until very recently, requires a huge cultural shift. It’s far more than just technology. Last year our CTO and co-founder, Amr Awadallah suggested…

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Data Driven Innovation in Healthcare – Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Headed

Categories: General

For years we’ve heard about how data has been fueling a dramatic transformation of the healthcare industry. It has driven sweeping change around everything from the way we identify and treat disease to the steps healthcare organizations have taken to streamline billing and combat fraud. Most recently, Apache Hadoop and the larger open-source ecosystem have…

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Genomics are the Enabling Force Behind Precision Medicine

Categories: General

The current National Institute of Health Precision Medicine Initiative has the ability to transform the way we treat disease, while rapidly increasing the number of biomedical discoveries and treatment paths available. Precision medicine was made possible through cost effective genomic sequencing, maturity of big data, digitization of health records and development of a host of…

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Industry, Academia and Public Sector unite in the battle against infectious diseases

Categories: General Partners

With the third baby born in the US with microcephaly related to Zika virus, the disease is again making headlines. Researchers are working diligently to find prevention and treatment methods, and as is for any research, collaboration and data sharing are critical to this process. I learned recently at a Zika Hackathon, hosted by Cloudera…

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