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Can Big Data Help Cure Cancer?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Genomic research and precision medicine are on the leading edge of cancer research and treatment, but the huge size of the data sets and the complexity of sharing those data sets among researchers thwarts progress. Here's one project that is aiming to remove those obstacles.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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Gene-Sequencer Illumina Builds Knowledge Base On Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Illumina is the largest sequencer of human genes. At the recent Amazon Summit, Alex Dickinson, the company's senior vice president of strategic initiatives, spoke of using Amazon's cloud to get results faster.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2016
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MarkLogic 9 Enhances Security, Adds Optic API
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Pitching itself as the NoSQL database for the enterprise, MarkLogic unveiled version 9 of its platform at its user conference. It adds a host of new security features, plus new data management capabilities to help organizations wrangle structured and unstructured data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2016
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5 Reasons Cybercriminals Target Healthcare
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
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Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting healthcare institutions and successfully deploying malware and ransomware to exploit hospitals' need to recover quickly.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 4/21/2016
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SAP's Software-To-Cloud Growing Pains Reflect Industry Shift
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SAP warned that its software license sales declined in the first quarter of 2016 and that business in the Americas was weaker than expected. Industry analysts said that SAP and other traditional software vendors will likely experience some tough quarters as they transition to offering cloud services.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/12/2016
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‘CyberUL’ Launched For IoT, Critical Infrastructure Device Security
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Much-anticipated UL (Underwriters Laboratories) cybersecurity certification program kicks off.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/5/2016
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IBM Layoffs Hit Canada, Europe, Australia; US Likely Next
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM layoffs are hitting employees in Canada, Europe, and Australia. Another round of US layoffs is reportedly "imminent."
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/4/2016
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CrescentCare CIO: How Analytics Improves Patient Outcomes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CrescentCare Health in New Orleans has expanded beyond its original charter as the NO/AIDS Task Force to serve the broader community. CIO Seema Gai is leading the charge to incorporate data analytics to improve patient outcomes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2016
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Oracle Showcases Cloud Revenue Growth In Q3
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle highlighted its big cloud growth for both PaaS and SaaS offerings during the company's third quarter of its fiscal year. Oracle executives used the company's quarterly earnings release and call with analysts to position its cloud business against rivals Salesforce and Workday.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/16/2016
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CHIME, HeroX Patient ID Challenge Gains Momentum
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
CHIME launched a prize to fix a stubborn data problem in the healthcare industry. More than 300 companies and individuals have registered to receive more information about the contest, with judging set to begin in May.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/14/2016
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8 Ways To Secure Data During US-EU Privacy Fight
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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After months of legal uncertainty over transatlantic data flows, the European Commission and the US have agreed on a new framework called the EU-US Privacy Shield. But because no text is available yet, there's no way to interpret it. Here's what organizations need to know now.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/15/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 11/12/2015
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IBM Cognitive Colloquium Spotlights Uncovering Dark Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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This IBM cognitive computing event champions advances in image recognition, captioning, and deep learning to reveal insights from mushrooming IoT and machine learning data.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/14/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2015
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Virtual Freud: How VR Can Help You Help Yourself
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Virtual Reality is giving healthcare an actual reality assist, especially in psychology.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 9/18/2015
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MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2015
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