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LIVE FROM HIMSS17: IBM’s Rometty: Cognitive Computing Has Put Us on the Verge of a “Golden Age” in Healthcare

February 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told HIMSS17 attendees in her opening keynote address that cognitive computing in healthcare “is mainstream, and it is real,” and predicted a “Golden Age” for healthcare worldwide, through AI-facilitated advances

NIH Announces Funding Opportunity for PMI Cohort Recruitment Efforts

February 2, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has designated $15 million in funding over the next three years, $5 million per year, for recruitment and outreach efforts for the All of Us Research Program, formerly the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program.

Penn Medicine Launches Center for Digital Health

January 31, 2017  |  David Raths
Penn Medicine in Philadelphia has created a Center for Digital Health, which evolved from its Social Media Laboratory.

AMIA Recommends Improvements to PCORI Data Sharing Policy

January 27, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) commended, in comments submitted this week, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for developing a data access and sharing policy. The organization of biomedical and clinical research...

Maryland HIE Rolling Out Research Initiative

January 27, 2017  |  David Raths
The Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) is launching a research initiative to let participants in Maryland use its data to help with clinical research.

Q&A With Regenstrief Institute’s New CEO Peter Embi

January 24, 2017  |  David Raths
Peter Embi, M.D., recently left Ohio State University to become the new president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis. Healthcare Informatics asked him about his vision for the institute's future.

Stanford Creates Center to Link Faculty, Digital Health Companies

January 18, 2017  |  David Raths
The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched a center to support collaborations between Stanford faculty and Silicon Valley technology companies focusing on digital health tools.

Will Consumer-Mediated Health Data Exchange Boost Clinical Research?

January 16, 2017  |  David Raths
Harlan Krumholz, M.D., director of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Yale-New Haven Hospital, believes researchers could take advantage of patient-powered networks to decrease the cost of data acquisition and improve the accuracy and scope of...

Former SMART Platform Exec to Lead VA’s Research Efforts

January 11, 2017  |  David Raths
Rachel B. Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D., former executive director of the Substitutable Medical Applications, Reusable Technologies (SMART) Platforms Project at Harvard Medical School, has been named chief research and development officer for the Veterans Health...

Vote by Jan. 6 for Most Promising Health Data Platform for Open Science Prize

January 3, 2017  |  David Raths
Vote for the most promising prototype to unleash the power of open content and data to advance biomedical research and its application for health benefit.


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