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Is Parkinson’s Disease Ready for Precision Medicine?

December 1, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Todd Sherer, Ph.D., CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation, talks about strategies on how to advance precision medicine in Parkinson’s disease (PD).

At WoHIT, a Finnish HIT Leader Details a Groundbreaking Nationwide Health Data Initiative

November 27, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Jaana Sinipuro and her colleagues at the SITRA agency are leading an initiative to combine healthcare, social welfare, and consumer data from across databases in Finland, to create a nationwide data hub that can be leveraged to improve the well-being of all...

ASCO’s CancerLinQ is Harnessing Big Data to Build a Learning Health System

November 22, 2016  | 
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Robert Miller, M.D., a board-certified medical oncologist and informaticist and medical director at ASCO's CancerLinQ, discusses the progress, to date, to build the CancerLinQ research data network to enable oncologists to improve care quality.

Mount Sinai Builds on its Robotic Surgery Techniques with New Institute

November 16, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Mount Sinai Health System in New York City has established a robotics institute aiming to advance patient care and augment research and training.

Bipartisan Group of Congressional Leaders Urge Increased Funding for NIH

November 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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In a letter to Harold Rogers, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations and Nita Lowey, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, a large, bipartisan group of House members have urged the Committee to include increased...

Medical Centers Receive NIH Funding to Recruit Volunteers for PMI Cohort

October 14, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded funding to four regional medical center groups that will join a national network of healthcare provider organizations that will implement the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) cohort program.

NIH Awards The Scripps Research Institute $87 Million for PMI Enrollment

October 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Scripps Research Institute will receive an additional $87 million in funding form the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand the scope of its work as part of the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program.

2016 On Track to be Biggest Year for Digital Health Funding

October 4, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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2016 is on track to be a big year for digital health funding with almost $2.4 billion in deals in the third quarter alone and funding to date already surpassing 2015’s total funding of $6.1 billion, according to a report from StartUp Health.
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