How the Cloud Is Improving DNA Sequencing

How the Cloud Is Improving DNA Sequencing

DNA Sequencing For many of us, the cloud is part of our daily lives. We use these virtual storage servers to hold our pictures, our memories and our work documents, just to name a few. Cloud storage is also making its mark in the medical industry, with electronic health records making patient care easier no matter where you’re making your appointments. This utilization of virtual information storage is also being used to improve the speed…

Big Data Comes to Bear on Healthcare

Big Data Comes to Bear on Healthcare

Big Data Healthcare The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is examining the use of big data for infectious disease surveillance, exploring the use of information taken from social media, electronic health records, and a range of other digital sources to provide detailed and well-timed intelligence around infectious disease threats and outbreaks that traditional surveillance methods aren’t able to. On the other side of the disease spectrum, big data analytics is also helping with the management…

Amazon Web Services Launch Cloud-Based Precision Medicine Data Marketplace

Amazon Web Services Launch Cloud-Based Precision Medicine Data Marketplace

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The American Heart Association (AHA) announced a milestone in its strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) – the launch of a global, secure cloud-based data marketplace that will help revolutionize how researchers and clinicians come together as one community to access and analyze rich and diverse data to accelerate solutions for cardiovascular diseases — the No. 1 cause of death worldwide. The AHA Precision Medicine Platform, announced…

Big Data and AI Hold Greatest Promise For Healthcare Technologies

Big Data and AI Hold Greatest Promise For Healthcare Technologies

Digital Healthcare Executives and Investors Addressed Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Industry New York City – September 21, 2016 – According to a survey of 122 founders, executives and investors in health-tech companies released today by Silicon Valley Bank, big data and artificial intelligence will have the greatest impact on the industry in the year ahead. Healthcare delivery and healthcare IT also promise the most growth in 2017. “Big data has been integral to our work at…

Is Automation The Future Of Radiology?

Is Automation The Future Of Radiology?

Future of Radiology For those of you who don’t already know, radiology is a subset of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, illnesses and injuries based on imaging techniques. X-rays, MRI’s, CT scans, ultrasounds and PET scans all fall under the umbrella of radiology. Even within this medical niche you will find doctors that are highly specialized in treating certain parts of the body. Once you go down this rabbit hole,…

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

The Healthcare Industry The use of smart devices in healthcare is expanding, and according to a report by Technavio the global smart wearable healthcare device and services market will show a compounded annual growth rate of over 18%. Thanks to modern medicine, lifespans are increasing, resulting in aging populations and a higher frequency of chronic diseases. Moreover, with the consumer driving healthcare systems, it’s becoming more important to provide mobile, user-friendly healthcare applications that aid…

CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD, CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD!

CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD, CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD!

Medical Technology Listen: THUMP-thump, THUMP-thump. No, it’s not your heartbeat but the new rhythm of healthcare IT: the Cloud. Even in this most conservative (and can we say, a bit laggard) of fields in taking advantage of processes and technologies that long ago the rest of the world has adopted, even in healthcare cloud is making increasing and in some cases dramatic inroads. This all spells good news for patients. We have all been there…