Category: big data

  • Philips’ Future Health Index 2022 Report: 4 Key Trends to Know

    What You Should Know: – Today, Philips announced the publication of its Future Health Index (FHI) 2022 report: ‘Healthcare hits reset: Priorities shift as healthcare leaders navigate a changed world’. FHI is the largest global survey of its kind, analyzing feedback from nearly 3,000 healthcare leaders across 15 countries on the impact of digital health technology in the adoption […]

  • Axuall’s CEO Talks Why Health Administrators Should Adopt Robotic Process Automation

    Charlie Lougheed, CEO & Founder, Axuall Axuall’s CEO & Founder, Charlie Lougheed shares why health administration teams should embrace the power of robotic process automation (RPA). Built with leading healthcare systems, Axuall is a workforce intelligence company powered by a national real-time practitioner data network. The technology enables healthcare systems, staffing firms, telehealth, and health […]

  • Clarify Health Secures $150M for Value-Based Payments Platform

    What You Should Know: – Clarify Health, a cloud analytics and value-based payments platform company, announced today that it secured $150 million in Series D financing. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round and was joined by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock and Memorial Hermann Health System, along with existing investors Insight Partners, Spark Capital, KKR, Aspenwood Ventures, Rivas Capital, and Sigmas Group. – […]

  • Why Mainstream Precision Medicine Hinges on Healthcare HPC Storage

    Adam Marko, Director of Life Science Solutions at Panasas The healthcare industry is experiencing a data deluge, and it shows no sign of slowing down. In 2020, estimates reported that healthcare data comprised a staggering 30% of the world’s total data volume; projections for 2025 bump that number up to 36%, a growth rate outpacing […]

  • Definitive Healthcare Acquires Analytical Wizards, Healthcare Analytics Platform

    What You Should Know: – This week, Definite Healthcare announced the acquisition of Analytical Wizards, an advanced analytics company revolutionizing analytics in healthcare by combining our AI/ML-powered technology, domain expertise, and high-touch relationship model. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. – Founded in 2015, Analytical Wizards automates complex analytic models using tools that […]

  • Helping Clinical Trial Sites Improve Study Recruitment and Retention

    Tzvia Bader, CEO and co-founder, TrialJectory The clinical trial industry is, once again, at an uncertain crossroads. And while it might be assumed that the outsized impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the inability to recruit patients for trials, it is instead, a challenge generated, over time, by the industry itself. Thankfully, there […]

  • Labour peer’s AI healthcare firm Sensyne says cash is running out

    Data analytics company run by Paul Drayson says money could run out in weeks unless it finds emergency funding Shares in Sensyne Health plummeted after the healthcare technology company run by Paul Drayson, the former UK science and defence minister, said it could run out of money within weeks if it was unable to secure […]

  • Big Data in Chemistry is featured in a new webinar series

    We talk a lot about how innovation is driven by technological advances such as AI and machine learning – but equally important to innovation are partnerships and collaborations. The R&D Collaboration Network, founded in 2015, brings together top-class researchers in chemical informatics and computational chemistry who need access to comprehensive, accurate, diverse and deep sources […]

  • How data standardization can improve patient outcomes

    Patchy patient data has plagued the healthcare industry for decades, but the pandemic opened the door to a whole new set of identity management challenges. As patients rushed to register for patient portals and book vaccines, many unwittingly created multiple accounts, having forgotten they’d already signed up. Fluctuating unemployment levels meant many individuals were forced […]

  • BIO-Europe Spring Digital: Big data and AI panel discussion

    The combination of big data and artificial intelligence/machine learning is a powerful one and nowhere more so than in healthcare. As part of BIO-Europe Spring Digital, pharmaphorum founder Dr. Paul Tunnah moderated a panel discussion about big data, AI and applications in the real world. The expert panel explored the evolving applications of big data […]

  • AI, big data and real world evidence – the challenges and opportunities

    Real-world evidence (RWE) is emerging as an important area of research to reveal, in real time, new insights and innovations in medicine. A recent pharmaphorum webinar, held in partnership with Savana and BREATHE – the Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health, heard that RWE is also accelerating the development of new and innovative therapies […]

  • A digital health roadmap for pharma, medical devices and insurance tech

    COVID-19 has massively accelerated the uptake of digital health technology across the whole ecosystem, with important implications for pharma, medical device and insurance tech companies. The key trends for these sectors are identified and analysed in a new white paper from Healthware Group that offers guidance on how companies can best adjust to the new […]

  • Big data and cell therapy development: the pharmaphorum podcast

    In the latest episode of the podcast pharmaphorum’s website editor Catherine Longworth speaks with Dr Darrin Disley, who’s the CEO of Mogrify. The UK biotechnology company is aiming to transform the development of cell therapies using a systematic direct cell conversion & maintenance platform powered by big-data. Darrin discusses the story behind Mogrify’s technology and his […]

  • COVID Exposed The Dire Need for Real-Time Healthcare Data Sharing

    Birju Shah, Head of Product for Uber Health & Communities Nick Jordan, Founder and CEO, Narrative In a world where technology and Big Data can provide us with instantaneous access to our banking transactions, and our financial information and credit reports can be retrieved with a few keystrokes when applying for a mortgage — trying to […]

  • FDA Introduces Data Modernization Action Plan

    One of the frustrations of our Big Data era is that, despite the existence of an ever-growing wealth of valuable data, this data is often stuck in different silos. This lack of accessibility makes it hard to get the most out of data that has the potential to be extremely useful. The United States really […]

  • To Advance Health Equity, Put Real-World Cancer Data to Work

    Dr. Miller, Medical Director of CancerLinQ LLC Despite decades of scientific progress against cancer, access to treatment remains highly unequal. Some of the reasons — like institutional racism and poverty — are a reflection of our broader society. Other inequities may go unrecognized but are no less damaging. People with underlying health conditions, for example, […]

  • How NLP Can Uncover Social Determinants of Heart Disease

    David Talby, CTO, John Snow Labs Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Cardiovascular disease-related deaths—which occur every 36 seconds—cost our country about $219 billion each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). People with poor cardiovascular health […]

  • AI, big data and deep real-world evidence – the challenges and opportunities

    Real-world evidence (RWE) is emerging as an important area of research to reveal, in real time, new insights and innovations and is accelerating the development of new and innovative therapies and treatments to improve patient outcomes. An important source of RWE has, until recently, been locked in the electronic health record (EHR). Now, artificial intelligence […]

  • 11 Best Practices of a Successful Care Model Transformation Plan

    Moha Desai, Principal, Healthcare Strategy & Transformation  Health systems across the country will require a plan to react to government deep spending cuts and revenue shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hospital services have seen a significant downturn in demand in 2020, and the recent resurgence in cases has led to further decreases. The public […]

  • What is a Unique Patient Identifier?

    There is no shortage of data in the healthcare industry. Unfortunately, more data doesn’t always mean better data – especially when it comes to patient information. A unique patient identifier (UPI) is a method for standardizing patient identification. Individuals are assigned a unique code, and that code, rather than a Social Security Number, name, or […]

  • NLP is Raising the Bar on Accurate Detection of Adverse Drug Events

     David Talby, CTO, John Snow Labs Each year, Adverse Drug Events (ADE) account for nearly 700,000 emergency department visits and 100,000 hospitalizations in the US alone. Nearly 5 percent of hospitalized patients experience an ADE, making them one of the most common types of inpatient errors. What’s more, many of these instances are hard to […]

  • Bringing Scalability Into Chemistry Modeling

    Synthetic chemistry has been with us for centuries, but it is now entering a new frontier. Big data, AI and machine learning are unlocking a predictive power that is transforming the conceptualization and optimization of synthetic routes. A new white paper from the Entellect team titled “The foresight to bring scalability into chemistry modeling” looks […]

  • Holy Name, Sheba Medical Center Partner to Develop Digital Health Solutions

    Sheba ARC Innovation Center What You Should Know: – Holy Name Medical Center based in New Jersey and Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, the largest medical center in the Middle East announced a strategic partnership to develop digital health and telehealth solutions, The Times of Israel reports. – As part of the partnership, Holy Name’s team […]

  • Analysis: July Health IT M&A Activity; Public Company Performance

    – Healthcare Growth Partners’ (HGP) summary of Health IT/digital health mergers & acquisition (M&A) activity, and public company performance during the month of July 2020. While a pandemic ravages the country, technology valuations are soaring.  The Nasdaq hit an all-time high during the month of July, sailing through the 10,000 mark to post YTD gains […]

  • The Dawn of a European Health Data Space – Challenges

    The European data strategy aims to construct common data spaces for all, create a single EU market for data, and catalyze a dynamic data economy. In a previous post, we briefly described the essence of the envisioned heath data space and pointed at opportunities and possible starting points to transform this vision into reality. However, […]