Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used "powerful algorithms" developed by computer scientists at Brown University to assemble the most complete genetic profile yet of acute myeloid leukemia, highlighting the role that technology plays in making sense of giant datasets required for medical research.
This week, FierceHealthcare reported on healthcare's "dirty little secret" about coordinated care: it's not very well coordinated and no one is responsible for it. What's more, technology often can make the care coordination process more difficult.
Healthcare researchers and entrepreneurs will get easier access to public payer claims data under an expanded partnership between the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and data analytics firm Archimedes.
For hospitals that are part of what Witt/Kieffer healthcare IT recruiter Bonnie Siegel calls the "building boom," CIOs need to be right in the thick of all planning efforts. In a post at...
Diabetes prevention is the impetus behind a new collaboration announced this week between New York University, NYU Langone Medical Center and Independence Blue Cross (IBC) in which researchers will try to take advantage of artificial intelligence for disease prediction.
Beyond implementing clinical decision support tools, keeping the content current remains a weighty responsibility, one that must be tackled with proper governance and technology, according to an...
Harvard researchers have licensed GNS Healthcare's REF (Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation) Big Data analytics platform to build computational models of the mechanisms involved in cell differentiation in hopes of building better treatments.
Regulators have not been strict enough on medical app developers, according to Washington, D.C.-based healthcare attorney Bradley Merrill Thompson, who served as a speaker at a recent Politico event focusing on the future of healthcare.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will conduct research that will focus on the best methods for obtaining and using patient-reported information, according to a notice published today in the Federal Register .
I read with dismay last week's article by well known Washington Post business columnist Michelle Singletary, who questioned whether several hospital employees should have been fired by a hospital in New Zealand for inappropriately accessing the hospital's electronic health record to view the information of a patient with a "titillating" medical emergency, and then sharing the records with the public and media.