What You Should Know Before Watching Vice’s Special About Curing Cancer

Stephen Grupp, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Emily Whitehead, and Vice CEO Shane Smith.Tomorrow night at 10 pm on the east and west coasts of the United States, Vice, the TV arm of the fast-growing Vice media empire, will air a special on HBO that posits that scientists are closing in on a cure for cancer.“Today in real time […]

Ebola Patient Who Received Aethlon (OTCBB: AEMD) Hemopurifier® Therapy Has Been Discharged From Hospital

Biodefense Breaking News: Ebola Patient Who Received Aethlon (OTCBB: AEMD) Hemopurifier® Therapy Has Been Discharged From HospitalSAN DIEGO – November 25, 2014 ( newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that an Ebola patient who received Hemopurifier® therapy has been reported to have been discharged from Frankfurt […]

Given Time, 'Big Data' Promises to Transform Patient Care — AAFP …

With limited time and a heavy patient load, physicians face a daunting task trying to identify a patient’s multiple needs during a single office visit.Now, growing implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technology, combined with rapidly evolving clinical analytics techniques, promises to make this task easier. By collecting and analyzing data that present a more comprehensive, […]

Visual control of big data | MIT News Office

In the age of big data, visualization tools are vital. With a single glance at a graphic display, a human being can recognize patterns that a computer might fail to find even after hours of analysis.But what if there are aberrations in the patterns? Or what if there’s just a suggestion of a visual pattern that’s not distinct enough to […]

Life as a Healthcare CIO: Real Time Big Data Analytics for Clinical …

Over the summer, I’ve given many lectures about SMAC – social media, mobile, analytics and cloud computing.The most popular analytics topics are business intelligence, big data, and novel data visualizations.Recently, Dr. Chris Longhurst, chief medical information officer at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and colleagues wrote an article in the Big Data Issue of Health Affairs, that suggests a very practical […]

Code for America reduces ER calls in Long Beach using big data …

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]]>Updated at 11:56 a.m. PST to show the Long Beach project is in progress, not complete.Code for America is working on a project that uses big data to reduce emergency room calls in the California city of Long Beach.Rhys Fureigh, Molly McLeod, and Dan Getelman are the three Code for America 2014 fellows working on the Long Beach […]

Impact of Big Data in the Healthcare Sector | Opallios – Big Data …

The Big Players in Big DataThere is a good deal of buzz around Big Data—hardly a week goes by without a new startup or business preaching the virtues of mining massive tracts of information. Understandably, many have trouble seeing beyond the hype, but nowhere are the benefits of Big Data more tangible than in the healthcare sector.IBM predicts a 20% […]