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Big Data and AI can help with the growing care provider shortage. Here is how and why. One percent of the global population possesses 40-percent of all the world’s wealth, a persistent issue for which economists and politicians have debated about for some time. Economic inequality is a problem that’s

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BlockchainContributorsFeaturedHealthcare

Blockchain technology can power an open DNA data marketplace that drives a new wave of genomics research to transform precision medicine and the treatment of rare diseases. Humanity is at the very beginning of a tremendously exciting era of precision medicine. The cost of genome sequencing a person has already

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Artificial IntelligenceContributorsData NativesData ScienceFeaturedHealthcare

The data necessary to account for every aspect of our human complexity poses significant challenges to health AI systems. There’s certainly no way around data science to get a hold of it – but don’t you count physicians out too soon! Precision Medicine bears the promise to bring highly individualized

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Big DataHealthcare

Big data has rapidly made its way into a wide range of industries. Healthcare is ripe for big data initiatives—as one of the largest and most complex industries in the United States, there is an incredible number of potential applications for predictive analytics. While some healthcare organizations have begun to

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BlockchainHealthcareTech Trends

Blockchain is a peer-to-peer (P2P) distributed ledger technology that enables transparent transactions. Satoshi Nakamoto’s pioneering work in using Proof-of-Work (POW) for solving the double spending problem sparked a worldwide interest in the field of distributed, trustless consensus systems. Although POW is not a new idea, the way Nakamoto utilized it

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ContributorsHealthcareTech Trends

Over the last decade, we have seen massive changes in technology. It now has a role in nearly every aspect of our lives, including health care technology. Since technology is changing every industry, MW Homecare decided to focus their infographic on health care technology and how it is disrupting and changing

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Healthcare

You may love your Fitbit…but does your doctor? The complicated world of wearable data may make their lives harder. How many doctors encourage patients to use fitbits and wearables? Well, Hawley Montgomery-Downs, an associate professor of psychology at West Virginia University, studied Fitbit’s capabilities. In her words: “I have a

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Big DataHealthcare

The U.S. produces 1.2 billion clinical care documents each year. These documents contain information about a patient’s medical history, doctor’s visits, hospital visits, previous treatments, procedures, test results and prescription medications. Physicians can access information about their patient from their electronic health record to weigh treatment options, but to really

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Big DataHealthcare

As Big Data becomes more and more integral to healthcare, everyone on the food chain will begin to see changes. Governments, universities, businesses, everyone has a stake in the future of health care. In recent years, Big Data has already offered up amazing proof of its applications, by helping stop

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Case StudiesData ScienceHealthcare

The topic of prescriptive analytics or optimization (i.e. linear programming) has received increasing attention over the last few years, including new coverage by analyst firms such as Gartner, Advisory Board, Forrester and several industry thought leaders. Why the attention? Prescriptive analytics is analytics science that guides decision-making processes for businesses.

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