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Open Source Health launches the myAVA healthcare platform for Personalized and Integrated Health

Press Release | Open Source Health | November 10, 2015

Open Source Health Inc...is pleased to announce the launch and demo of the myAVA Healthcare platform for personalized and integrative medicine. “The myAVA platform will play a critical role in the management of the PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) patients we are onboarding with our partner clinic, Medici Medical in Atlanta, Georgia,” says Sonya Satveit CEO and Founder of Open Source Health Inc. “There is no doubt that a personalized and integrative approach is required and we are leading with the application of a scalable, cloud based platform to support this revolution.”

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OSEHRA 2015: Chairman of Open Source Health Speaks on the Future of Healthcare at Open Source Summit

Press Release | Open Source Health, OSEHRA | July 28, 2015

Open Source Health Inc...is pleased to announce it’s Executive Chairman, Gary Bartholomew, will present on the main stage at the 2015 OSEHRA Summit in Washington on July 29, 2015. “This is an important summit relating to open source technology in the healthcare industry which is on the verge of a revolution”, states Executive Chairman, Gary Bartholomew, Open Source Health Inc. “We are re-defining the next generation healthcare platform by incorporating big data and artificial intelligence to deliver personalized medicine at the molecular level”.

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Personalized Medicine Will Transform Healthcare

Paul Cerrato | InformationWeek | July 17, 2012

Thought leaders in academic medicine have been pushing hospitals and medical practices to adhere more closely to evidence-based clinical guidelines, which some call standardized medicine. But many docs in the trenches complain that when it comes to patient care, the one-size-fits-all rule just doesn't work. Read More »

Perspective: HIE, 'Omics' And Personalized Medicine

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | April 26, 2013

Oregon Health & Science University and Intel are partnering on a genomics computing project that’s very much following IBM's Watson in its processing largess and medical ambition — a sign of the evolving relationships between patients, doctors and computers, and also, pretty much, health information exchange applied scientifically. Read More »

Pharma Not So Big On Cloud For Clinical Trials

Chris Anderson | Government Health IT | December 26, 2012

Big pharma is notoriously slow-footed when it comes to changing its business model. Some would argue it is a major reason why so many pharmaceutical companies are struggling as their blockbuster drugs go off patent. In short, there is an institutionalized caution to embracing the kind of change moving to the cloud presents.

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Rancho BioSciences Will Present The TranSMART Open Source Platform At TM Forum’s Digital Disruption 2013, Oct 28-31, San Jose

Press Release | Rancho BioSciences | October 22, 2013

Rancho BioSciences will be demonstrating the open source clinical omic's platform, tranSMART at the TM Forum Digital Disruption meeting. Rancho will be show how this platform can make a difference in the Personalized Medicine Space and the IT infrastructure needed to support it. Read More »

Rock Health: Digital Health Funding Breaks $2.3B In First Half of 2014

Jasmine Pennic | HIT Consultant | June 30, 2014

Digital health funding totals $2.3B in the first half of 2014 according to recent 2014 Midyear Digital Health Funding Report by Rock Health.

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Sage Bionetworks Releases First-of-its-Kind Data from Parkinson’s iPhone Study

Press Release | Sage Bionetworks, mPower | March 3, 2016

Sage Bionetworks, a nonprofit biomedical research organization, today released an unparalleled dataset that captures the everyday experiences of more than 9,500 people to help speed scientific progress toward treatments for people with Parkinson’s disease. The dataset, which consists of millions of data points collected on a nearly-continuous basis through the iPhone app mPower, will provide researchers with unprecedented insight into the daily changes in symptoms and effects of medication for people with Parkinson’s.

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The Evolving Role of Open Source Software in Medicine and Health Services

In this article, we highlight the barriers to progress and discuss the dangers of pursuing a standardization framework devoid of empirical testing and iterative development. We give the example of the openEHR Foundation, which was established at University College London (UCL) in London, England, with members in 80 countries....We argue that such an approach is now essential to support good discipline, innovation, and governance at the heart of medicine and health services, in line with the new mandate for health commissioning in the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS), which emphasizes patient participation, innovation, transparency, and accountability. Read More »

The Role Of Big Data In Personalizing The Healthcare Experience: Mobile

Cheaper, faster, better technology is enabling nearly one in four people around the world to connect with each other anytime, anywhere, as online social networks have changed the way we live, work and play. In healthcare, the data generated by mobile phones and sensors can give us new information about ourselves, extend the reach of our healers and help to accelerate a societal shift towards greater personal engagement in healthcare. Read More »

To Make Personalized Medicine Reality, Path2Cures Speakers Call For Open Data Sharing

Meghana Keshavan | MEDCITY News | July 24, 2014

Breaking out of research silos and collaborating more openly will be a big step in driving personalized medicine forward, said Dr. Andrew Futreal, a professor of genomic medicine at MD Anderson...

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Top 10 eClinical Trends

The drug development industry is facing a revolution in the way clinical trials are being planned and conducted. It’s an industry that experiences rapid changes in technology adoption and business models, from new ways of capturing clinical data to new outsourcing strategies. This paper focuses on ten essential eClinical trends in order to help you understand which direction the biotech industry is prone to take in the next few years. As both the means, and the ultimate motivation of clinical development, patients are the most fundamental assets during the clinical trial process. We have summed up five trends that are destined to give them a more important role in the conduct of clinical studies: Boosting Patient Engagement, Integrated ePRO (electronic Patient Reported Outcomes) Systems, Mobile Clinical Studies, Personalized medicine, and Risk-based monitoring. Read More »

Why Your Organization Needs to Tap Health Data Analytics

Staff Writer | Health Data Management | January 14, 2016

If there were any doubts about the value of data analytics for healthcare organizations to turn data into actionable insights, a new book from the American Health Information Management Association attempts to put those doubts to rest and provide step-by-step instructions for analyzing data and using statistical techniques. The co-authors of the book—David Marc and Ryan Sandefer, faculty members at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn.—argue that proficiency in data analytics is increasingly important for all health information managers and health informaticians as the industry embraces quality improvement initiatives...

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WIB Profile: Cutting The Length, Cost, And Complexity Of Clinical Trials

Ed Miseta | Clinical Leader | December 19, 2013

Sophie McCallum has spent almost four years with clinical solutions firm Clinovo, currently serving as its director of operations. In this position, McCallum oversees and manages the marketing, HR, finance, and inside sales departments. Read More »

Yes, You Can Reconcile The Wide Sharing Of Personal Medical Research Data With Greater Participant Control

Glynn Moody | TechDirt | March 15, 2016

Although the benefits of sharing big datasets are well-known, so are the privacy issues that can arise as a result. The tension between a desire to share information widely and the need to respect the wishes of those to whom it refers is probably most acute in the medical world. Although the hope is that aggregating health data on a large scale can provide new insights into diseases and their treatments, doing so makes issues of consent even trickier to deal with. A new study of Parkinson's disease from Sage Bionetworks, which describes itself as a "non-profit biomedical research organization," takes a particularly interesting approach. Unusually, it used an iPhone app to gather data directly from the participants...

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