Tag Archives: Data

Wiring diagram of the brain provides a clearer picture of brain scan data

Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people by 2050. Over the last three decades, researchers have relied on neuroimaging — brain scans such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET) — to study Alzheimer’s… Read More »

District health boards in New Zealand leveraging cloud for clinical and non-clinical data

17 of New Zealand’s district health boards (DHBs) are hosting some of their clinical and non-clinical data offsite using cloud services. The author asked all 20 DHBs what cloud services they are currently leveraging, their future plans and the barriers they see to cloud adoption.All but three (South Canterbury, Lakes and Tairāwhiti DHBs) are using… Read More »

Aetna, Ascension Join Blockchain Project Aimed at Addressing Provider Data Issues

The majority of health care executives (91 percent) are confident they will see a return on investment (ROI) on artificial intelligence investments, although not immediately, and foresee the greatest impact of AI will be on improving health care, according to an OptumIQ survey. Most (94 percent) health care leaders responded that their organizations continue to… Read More »