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Posts Tagged ‘Precision Medicine’

13 Facts To Celebrate Genentech’s 40th Birthday

I came across an article that celebrated Genentech’s 40 years in business with a few fun facts and stories about the biotechnology pioneer: Founded on April 7, 1976 The name Genentech stems from GENetic ENgineering TECHnology The company was founded with a $1,000 investment in 1976 by Robert Swanson, a venture capitalist, and Herbert Boyer, […]

5 Reasons To Be Confident In The Precision Medicine Initiative

  Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) founder Kathy Giusti attended the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) summit several weeks ago, which was hosted by President Barack Obama. In a Forbes guest post, she shared five reasons why we can be optimistic about the initiative, which aims to develop better, targeted therapies that leverages one’s unique genetic […]

We’re Speaking At Oracle Industry Connect And Giving Away A…

  It’s that time of year again. The event for industry thought leaders and decision makers is just around the corner, and we’re hoping you’ll attend. Even if you can’t attend, we’re still giving you the opportunity to enter to win a SONOS wireless speaker…just because we like you. 

Collaborative Clinical Trials Are Driving Precision Medicine

  “There are as many types of lung cancer as there are patients with lung cancer. We now understand lung cancer is unique to each patient and tailored treatments are more effective and less toxic. With the rapid developments being made in targeted treatment options available to patients with lung cancer, chemotherapy, radiation and surgery […]

#HIMSS16 Perspective: Interview with Terie McClintock, MBA

  We continue our #HIMSS16 Perspective blog series with an interview with Terie McClintock, MBA (@TerieMc), director, healthcare solutions at Perficient. Terie has more than 25 years of experience in information systems management directing the acquisition, deployment and maintenance of technology platforms and applications. Terie is a healthcare strategist and subject matter expert across multiple […]

Enterprise Data Warehouses: Strategic or Tactical? #HIMSS16

Assembling data on a large scale is both a technical and political challenge. I’ve been involved with multiple hospitals where the finance and clinical teams never really collaborate and therefore the lenses put on either domain are not terribly realistic. I won’t even start about the Research part of this equation! Truly merging and using […]

Data-Driven Healthcare: Transform Data Into Knowledge at #HIMSS16

For those in the healthcare industry, topics such as population health, precision medicine and connected care have been top of mind, and rightly so. While these topics create a lot of buzz in the industry, it is the foundational capabilities of an organization that are key to making population health, precision medicine and connected care […]

Cancer “Moonshot” Focuses on Technology and Data

It is no surprise that the roadmap for Vice President Biden’s Cancer “Moonshot” revolves around technology and data sharing. As part of his cancer “moonnshot”, Vice President Joe Biden pledged to work to increase cancer research resources and improve coordination across the research community. In a recent post on Medium , Biden said breaking down […]

Biden Aims To Use “Data And Technology” To Help Eliminate Cancer

  Last week, I wrote that Vice President Joe Biden was going to meet with cancer researchers to talk about regulatory questions revolving around precision medicine. Today, we know much more about the cancer “moonshot” President Obama charged Biden with in this week’s State of the Union address. In a post on the publishing platform […]

A Bipartisan Effort To End Cancer

  According to STAT, Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with over a dozen of the nation’s top cancer researchers today to talk about regulatory questions revolving around precision medicine. As you might recall, Biden’s son, Beau, recently died of brain cancer at the age of 46. 

Year in Review – Top 10 Healthcare Guides & Webinars of 2015

  We have compiled a list of the top 10 healthcare content assets of 2015. If you haven’t downloaded these valuable information assets you may want to do it now. Check them out below:   #10. Guide – 7 Features of a Market-Driven Patient Portal As healthcare reform and transformation advances, providers will seek new […]

Penn Medicine Discusses Their IT Landscape

  Earlier this year, I highlighted how Penn Medicine is leveraging IT to support their patient care and precision medicine programs. Several weeks ago, Oracle and Penn Medicine held a joint webinar in which the academic medical center discussed their overall IT landscape. 

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