Recent regulations for medical devices and the burgeoning opportunities from Internet of Things data is expected to dramatically transform healthcare and lifestyle, and the electronics industry is taking notice.
IBM Analytics solutions enable healthcare organizations to connect disparate information into a single trusted view and deliver insights into data. The industry-leading accuracy and performance of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management is at the heart of a big data & analytics strategy. Armed
Together, IBM and Coriell Life Sciences have teamed up to create a near real-time tool for physicians based on genome sequencing. Using complex genome data, physicians can extract meaningful information about a specific patient to create better, more personalized treatment plans.
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Data is growing and moving faster than healthcare organizations can consume it, yet getting insights from that data into the hands of practitioners can quite literally make the difference between life and death.
This past summer we witnessed an incredible phenomenon seemingly capturing the world by storm: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook estimates 28 million people posted about ALS between June 1 and August 28, including comments and tags. 2.4 million videos also were created on YouTube, spreading
Now that the Ebola virus is sitting in our backyard, the entire country is on high alert—and rightfully so, as it's no longer a disease that's plaguing people continents away, in little known countries. WHO indicates that there are 9216 Ebola cases with 4555 deaths. My first thought when I look at
Big data (data from many sources, of varying formats, both structured and unstructured) means different things in different industries. But as different as their needs and usage of big data may be, there is one commonality among all industries: the opportunity to plumb big data for better, more
The invisible spread of infections in healthcare facilities has continued to run rampant. Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) remain a serious threat everywhere in the world. Nevertheless, pathogen-caused infections, though they spread invisibly in healthcare environments, can be illuminated
When I think back to last year’s Information on Demand (now Insight) conference, one customer story in particular comes to mind: Memorial Healthcare System’s uncovering of vendor fraud, a bid rigging scheme and a potential staff risk in what began as an effort to simply streamline and improve the
Emory University Hospital collects and analyzes intensive care unit patient data in near-real time, speeding the delivery of potentially lifesaving insight by 95 percent or more, when it engages IBM and IBM Business Partner Excel Medical Electronics to deploy an IBM streaming analytics system,
We certainly live in a connected world. It always amazes me when I see how smarter enterprises are using the highly interconnected, intelligent and instrumented qualities of today’s technology to make our world a better place: the way we interact changes, how we approach our day is different and
Medical professionals are between the proverbial rock and hard place when trying to determine whether, how and why patients are failing to comply with doctor's orders. On the one hand, their ability to help people depends on having intimate, current and accurate knowledge of people's physical
Information governance offers benefits like efficient operations, rapid compliance and a 360 degree view to organizations across all industries. In healthcare, information governance also helps to improve health outcomes for patients.