Genomics

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1,000 Genomes Project seeks genetic underpinnings of diseases

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | November 1, 2012

The 1,000 Genomes Project, an international public-private consortium, has doubled the number of sequenced genomes in its open source catalog of human genomic variations — a great aid, researchers say, in medical efforts to find genetic underpinnings of diseases and individually target treatment. Read More »

7 Google Ventures Poised To Revolutionize Healthcare

Erica Garvin | HIT Consultant | December 22, 2014

Forget the “sky’s the limit.” Google is reaching for the moon when it comes to healthcare innovation...

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Agreement Gives UK's NHS Access to Breakthrough Platform That Provides Integrated Imaging and Genomic Data at the Point of Care

Press Release | Kanteron Systems | December 21, 2015

Healthcare information systems leader Kanteron Systems, in collaboration with the NHS National Health System (NHS) England’s Open Source and Code 4 Health Programmes, has agreed to allow the entire NHS exclusive and unrestricted access to Kanteron’s medical imaging and genomic data integration platform under the custodianship of an NHS clinically led OpenPACS Code 4 Health community. The agreement was first announced at RSNA – the world’s largest gathering of clinical medical imaging professionals – in Chicago (USA). Read More »

Applied &Translational Genomics - a new open access journal from Elsevier

Press Release | WSJ Market Watch | July 30, 2012

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of Applied and Translational Genomics, an open access journal. The journal is dedicated to publishing articles on applied genomics and translational research. Read More »

Big Data And Open Data: What's What And Why Does It Matter?

Joel Gurin | The Guardian | April 15, 2014

Big data and the new phenomenon open data are closely related but they're not the same. Open data brings a perspective that can make big data more useful, more democratic, and less threatening. 

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Board Certified Clinical Informaticists & 'Precision Medicine'

In January 2014, a select group of physicians are to receive the first national board certification in Clinical Informatics, including Seth Bokser, MD, medical director for information technology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital.  Awarded by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, the certification recognizes the increasingly vital role that the science and practice of informatics plays in health care. Read More »

Clinton & Topol Preach the Importance of Evolution in Healthcare

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | March 8, 2013

For all of their differences, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and cardiologist Eric Topol--the West Endowed Chair of Innovative Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif.--delivered a similar message in their respective keynote addresses this week at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference... Read More »

Congress Tells Energy Dept. To Develop 'Exascale' Computers In 10 Years

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | December 16, 2013

Congress is directing the Energy Department to take the next decade to develop a new class of supercomputers capable of a quintillion operations per second to model nuclear weapons explosions, according to language in the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House last week, with a Senate vote expected this week. Read More »

Decoding Superbug Evolution

Randall Mayes | Design & Trend | September 26, 2014

The spread of antibiotic-resistance pathogens and hospital-related infections have become a serious threat.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one such infection, and as many as one in nine die as a result, reports ScienceDaily...

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Dr Kogelnik Wins Award For Business Model With Open Medicine Institute!

Staff Writer | Phoenix Rising | November 21, 2012

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Santa Clara County StartUp Cup held their event finals. From a pool of more than 50 applicants, three were recognized for their businesses models. The first place winner was Open Medicine Institute. Read More »

Entrepreneurs Are Vying For Top Spot In StartUp Cup Competition

Khalida Sarwari | MercuryNews.com | October 4, 2012

The competition began in April with a pool of 25 business ideas with the potential for the greatest success. Out of that number, 12 were chosen to advance to the second round in September. Now, of the remaining seven, three will be chosen as winners in the third and final round on Nov. 1.
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Eric Topol: Docs Must Adopt Health IT More Quickly

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | February 25, 2013

The current shift in the healthcare industry to digitize care unquestionably is the biggest shakeup in the history of medicine, according to cardiologist Eric Topol [...]. Still, Topol (right) says, the industry has a ways to go before it will be able to shake its "slow moving" reputation; the public, he adds, will be key to driving that change. Read More »

Genomic Information, EHR Systems, & Open Source

Next generation electronic medical record (EMR) will contain genomic information modules and provide predictive care capabilities supporting the continued movement towards more personalized medicine. Much of the work on genomic information systems being done involves extensive collaboration between public and private sector organizations with a heavy emphasis on standards and 'open source' solutions.

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Genomics And Personalized Medicine Open Policy Forum

Press Release | Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine | June 4, 2013

Actress Angelina Jolie’s opinion piece in The New York Times this month highlighted the critical role genetic testing can play in cancer prevention – as well as the obstacles many face in securing that lifesaving knowledge. Read More »

Genomics and Precision Medicine Pioneer Jonathan Rothberg to Deliver Connected Health Conference Keynote on Transforming Healthcare with Semiconductors and Artificial Intelligence

Press Release | Personal Connected Health Alliance | October 26, 2016

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) today announced that genomics and precision medicine pioneer, Jonathan Rothberg, MS, MPhil, and PhD, will deliver a keynote presentation at the Connected Health Conference on Monday morning, December 12, 2016. Rothberg's keynote will focus on the integration of novel medical devices with deep learning and cloud computing to transform and democratize healthcare...

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