Tag Archives: Data

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 »

Patient-led portal aggregates crowdsourced data to accelerate cancer cure

HealthTree.org, a new patient-led online portal, is aggregating crowdsourced data to accelerate a cure for Multiple Myeloma, a cancer with 30,000 new diagnoses annually that affects bone marrow. The portal aggregates patient-contributed and de-identified data, helps patients find treatment options relevant to them in their specific stage of disease, and connects patients with clinical trials… Read More »