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TensorRT 8 Provides Leading Enterprises Fast AI Inference Performance

NVIDIA today launched TensorRT™ 8, the eighth generation of the company’s AI software, which slashes inference time in half for language queries — enabling developers to build the world’s best-performing search engines, ad recommendations and chatbots and offer them from the cloud to the edge.

How AI Can Decrease Drug-related Health Equity Challenges

Surveyor Health Corporation launched the SurveyorAI platform, a patented technology that drives efficiency and affordability for population medication management using drug knowledge from FDB (First Databank). The company also released the results of a Stanford-guided two-year study and peer reviewed research in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy.

Microsoft Azure AI for Health Initiatives

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Video Highlights: COVID Data Community Profile Report

With the COVID-19 data now open to the public, the need for better analysis and aggregation of that information in the U.S. has skyrocketed. If you’re interested in learning more about the current trends impacting the nation and the data that backs it up, check out the Datapalooza COVID Data Community Profile video presentation below, hosted by data journalism firm, CareSet.

Make Your Lazy Data Not So Lazy

In this contributed article, Kyle McAllister, Practice Director, Data Analytics for Pivot Point Consulting, discusses how many healthcare organizations are willing to invest in new technologies like AI/ML with no plan for what they will do with it once acquired. One of the most pervasive examples of this phenomenon in the big data era is often referred to as “lazy data.” This is data gathered for the sake of gathering data, with no real use case behind it.

Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology

insideBIGDATA is pleased to announce that it is a Community Partner for the upcoming “Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology” virtual event (use special discount code: insideBIGDATA20 when registering). DSS Virtual Salon | Applying AI & Machine Learning to Healthcare, Finance & Technology is the only industry conference that brings together specialists in healthcare, finance and technology data science fields to educate each other, illuminate best practices, and innovate new solutions in a casual atmosphere.

Study: Big Data Saves Lives, And Patient Safeguards Are Needed

The use of big data to address the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts poses ethical concerns that could undermine its benefits without clear governance guidelines that protect and respect patients and society, a University of Massachusetts Amherst study concludes. In research published in the open-access journal BMC Medical Ethics, Elizabeth Evans, associate professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, sought to identify concerns and develop recommendations for the ethical handling of opioid use disorder (OUD) information stored in the Public Health Data Warehouse (PHD).

Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative launches new AD Workbench to foster greater global research innovation and accelerate breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Launching is the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) and its Alzheimer’s disease (AD) Workbench, a cloud-based platform for scientists to accelerate discoveries and innovations for AD and related dementias. ADDI is a new global effort that aims to advance AD innovation by connecting researchers with the data needed to generate insights and inform the development of improved treatments and diagnostic tools.

How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Sleep Science and Health

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, discusses how big data has become a big part of sleep science, and it is helping make big strides in the right direction. There’s no doubt that this relationship will become even stronger in the future as biomedical big data becomes more homogenized and handled more efficiently and carefully.

Healthcare Hit by Data Tsunami

In this contributed article, David Leichner is CMO at SQream, discusses how healthcare organizations are waging battles against cancer, diabetes and heart disease while also struggling to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the fact all of these illnesses have different symptoms and causes they all have something in common. Big Data is being fed into models that can find potential treatment and cures.