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Ready for Prime Time: Natural Language Processing for Healthcare


In this special guest feature, Anand Shroff, CTO of Health Fidelity, discusses the challenges to using natural language processing in the hospital setting.

Analytics Across the Ecosystem – A Prescription for Optimizing Healthcare Outcomes


This executive report is based on an in-depth study by the IBM Institute for Business Value research team. It looks at the current state of analytics across the healthcare ecosystem, including how organizations are implementing analytics strategies.

FocusMotion Launches Fitness SDK – Machine Learning for Human Movement


FocusMotion, a technology leader in making it easy for developers to automatically track, identify, and count human movements with wearable device, has announced it is making its machine learning-based SDK for wearable fitness tracking public for download.

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program will have an initial focus on health management research.

SAS® Visual Analytics helps CrescentCare Measure Results in Fight Against HIV


CrescentCare recently turned to SAS Visual Analytics software for data exploration, interactive reporting and analytics, with plans to create an interactive executive dashboard showing key insights in the local fight against HIV.

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling


“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”

Insilico Medicine to Utilize Deep Learning for Drug Repurposing and Discovery in Cancer and Age-Related Disease


Insilico Medicine, a bioinformatics company dedicated to drug discovery for cancer and aging, has launched its proprietary DeepPharma (TM) platform. DeepPharma utilizes the latest advances in deep learning to improve computer analysis of massive structured multi-omics data banks and millions of tissue-specific pathway activation profiles.

Cardinal Health: Improving Sales Performance with Data Blending & Advanced Analytics


In the presentation below, the Nuclear Pharmaceutical Services division of Cardinal Health uses Alteryx to combine data from, an Access Database, an Excel spreadsheet, and Teradata; then performs time series forecasting before writing the data back to a Teradata Datalab.

Big Data in Biosciences and Health Care is Focus of New UCLA Research Center


A new research institute at UCLA may eventually provide doctors with tools to more accurately tailor medicines for individual patients, which could both improve quality of care and minimize the side effects associated with today’s medicine.

Yellowfin – Proskriptive Partner to Deliver Healthcare Analytics Platform


The partnership has seen Proskriptive integrate its predictive and prescriptive data models – designed to identify opportunities for quality improvement, operational efficiency, cost savings and enhanced patient care for payers, providers and those that provide products and services to the healthcare industry – with Yellowfin’s business-user-oriented BI platform.