Weekly News Roundup: November 8, 2019

The Future of Personalized Medicine

In this new, data-rich healthcare environment, clinicians have greater abilities than ever to provide tailored treatments for specific patients’s needs. However, personalized healthcare is easier said than done. In this week’s news roundup: how real-world data can help advance clinical trials; the power of analytics and AI in the new era of personalized medicine; four trends to make precision medicine possible; and more.


How Real-World Data Could Advance Clinical Trials, Precision Medicine

In a society where nearly everything can be done digitally, customization is almost always expected. Whether it’s including special instructions in a takeout order or curating the perfect playlist, personalization is a major part of any industry-and it makes sense that patients would demand the same of healthcare. Read More

A New Era of Personalized Medicine: The Power of Analytics and AI

With a new era of personalized medicine (also known as precision medicine) on the horizon and the increasing urgency for more analytics and AI capabilities, healthcare needs the right role models. Healthcare can emulate the military, aerospace, and automotive industries, as they’ve established inroads around the human cognitive processes of complex decision making and the digitization of their industries, with the “health” of their assets as key drivers. Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing Personalized Medicine

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have been utilized for years in the field of healthcare and continue to grow tremendously each year with its ability to advance medicine and discoveries in the industry. The term “precision medicine,” sometimes referred to as “personalized medicine,” is a relatively new term in the healthcare field, but the idea has been around for many years. Read More

How Predictive Analytics Is Impacting Patient Care

Today’s healthcare organizations face increasing pressure to achieve better care coordination and improve patient care outcomes. To accomplish these results, organizations are turning to predictive analytics. This area of statistics deals with the use of data and machine learning algorithms, predicting the likelihood of future outcomes based on past data. Read More

Precision Medicine: Four Trends Make It Possible

Precision medicine stands to deeply transform healthcare by tailoring care precisely to the individual, taking into account such personal characteristics as ethnicity, local environmental exposures, immunization history, and more. This exacting approach to care will leverage big data, genomics, and increasing interoperability to help clinicians identify the most appropriate, cost-effective treatments, and even spot previously undetected causes of disease. Read More