Networks, Cities, and Data: The Future of Better H...

If you’re not convinced the future of healthcare has arrived, just wait a few days:  it should be coming to a mobile device or a big box store near you soon: Quantified-self software by which you can monitor every bodily function and have the data integrated into your medical record. Low-cost Genomic profiling to identify your disease risks. Biomarker-directed personalized drugs that are optimally efficacious for your particular molecular sub-group of disease. Self-help health maintenance tools to integrate all that bodily function monitoring and your genomics profile with the right drugs and food/exercise choices to slow or prevent...

Four Ways to “Eureka”: How Big Data is...

Data is rapidly changing healthcare as more and more stakeholders—providers, patients, and payers—go digital. Researchers are taking advantage of the digital movement as well, exploring the role of informatics in a rapid-learning environment where data flows across the spectrum, from the bedside to the bench, and back again. To accelerate this vision, FKH has been instrumental in launching the Data Liquidity Coalition, a group dedicated to enabling a rapid learning healthcare environment for cancer and other diseases. We are also proud to be a partner and sponsor of Health Datapalooza IV, the premier national conference on liberating...