A recent McKinsey & Company report traced the expansion of computer-based information systems, and the electronic medical records they create, in both the physician’s office and the hospital. More than 50% of doctor’s offices now handle patient records electronically. Nearly 75% of hospitals do so
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Two new reports on big data and big decisions were released today by Accenture and PwC. Both reports shed new light on the impact of big data on enterprises today, and how it is changing the process of decision making by senior executives. 60% of
In a year when former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden’s revelations about the collection of U.S. phone data have sparked privacy fears, data miners have been quietly using their tools to peek into America’s medicine cabinets. Tapping social media, health-related phone apps and medical
Watch this TEDTalk by MIT Media Lab Founder Nicholas Negroponte. He does a great job explaining the significance of the past 30 years of technology and science.
After decades as a technological laggard, medicine has entered its data age. Mobile technologies, sensors, genome sequencing, and advances in analytic software now make it possible to capture vast amounts of information about our individual makeup and the environment around us. What are the implications?
Knowledge Doubling Every 12 Months, Soon to be Every 12 Hours (some pretty amazing stats via IndustryTap) – Futurist, Author & Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard
Knowledge Doubling Every 12 Months, Soon to be Every 12 Hours (some pretty amazing stats via IndustryTap)
With detailed identity data (think data collected from your likes on Facebook, what you buy and where, etc.), misuse occurs at the point when a customized experience derails the purpose and benefit of the Internet: the dynamic and diverse promise of widely distributed data (e.g.