Digitization of patient files and aggregation of public insurance data has led to an explosion of data. Big Data is revolutionizing the healthcare industry, improving the access and quality of patient care.
In just one day, the HackCorona initiative gathered over 1700 people and 300 selected hackers came up with 23 digital solutions to help the world fight the COVID-19 outbreak during the 48-hour long virtual hackathon by Data Natives and Hacking Health. Here are the results. HackCorona was created on March 17th
COVID-19 is still spreading exponentially throughout the world. Some people who get it require hospitalization for respiratory failure for multiple weeks. The hardship falls on elderly people, medical personnel as well as the healthcare system in general. Identifying the main pain points in the current health crisis situation, Data Natives
On March 19th at 6PM CET, we are going live with an educational session on “How can Data Science help in the times of a pandemic”. In particular, how can data science help manage facts vs fiction in the current situation? Will the public listen to scientific advice and implement
Disclaimer: This article was originally posted on Dataconomy.com in 2014 covering the spread of the Ebola With the Ebola threat still looming large, widespread efforts are being made to identify, quarantine and treat possible carriers. BigMosaic, a big data analytics program developed by the Centers for Disease Control in collaboration
Patient privacy and safety have always been cornerstones of the U.S. healthcare system. But in today’s digital era, there are apps tracking the most sensitive information such as the female menstrual cycle and fertility window. The collection of this data might be valuable for the future of healthcare – the
In an increasingly always-on, connected world, it’s easy to assume that everyone reaps the benefits of technological advances. Unfortunately, technology has not changed the fact that the rich continue to get richer, while the poor get exploited. The technology revolution in the healthcare field is big business. Care providers and
By leveraging Data Science, AI, and other digital technologies, the healthcare industry could build complementary health solutions that are personalized to the specific needs of patients. Here is how and why. The world population grows by more than 80 million per year, according to a 2017 report by the United Nations.
Data Science is a remarkable field that enables researchers to improve the quality of life for humanity. However, officials have failed to use the technology to benefit one of the nation’s most at-risk groups – incarcerated women. Researchers are taking a closer look at typically overlooked jailhouse pregnancies in a
Netflix excels at attracting users to its platform and hooking them on to the content it provides. For several years, pharmaceutical companies have wanted to achieve the same thing with specialised medical content. But is it that easy to transfer the “Netflix principle” to the pharmaceutical industry? What kind of
Before you start using the next amazing new femtech innovation, you may want to weigh the benefits against your right to privacy. You might want to think twice before accepting that sweet employer incentive for participating in health monitoring. Yes. Corporate wellness monitoring programs offer benefits, but they also have