Perhaps more than any other, the healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic upheaval. Changes in reimbursement models, continued merger and acquisition activity, regulatory requirements, and the increased focus on quality of patient care are forcing many hospitals and healthcare providers to reinvent themselves. Patients and customers are driving change, and healthcare providers struggle to follow their Read more…
Based on the number of prominent research projects currently in the works, 2014 could be a tipping point for the field of personalized medicine and in silico research. Last week, the Insigneo Institute at the University of Sheffield spotlighted its Virtual Physiological Human (VHP) program, which the project’s backers describe as “transcending sci fi and Read more…
Computing and simulation methods have had a transformative effect on science and research. At a recent conference, prominent experts in biomedicine gathered to discuss HPC’s role in transforming the field.
IBM super beats humans at their own game. Next up: calling Doctor Watson.
IBM has taken a proactive role to fulfill its “Smarter Planet” objectives for healthcare via improvements in the delivery of health information to clinicians and researchers. In the midst of security concerns about cloud and patient information, the company is still looking for ways to refine healthcare information sharing and collaboration.
The only cloud computing that we would contemplate at the moment is in the personal health record space, so that patients would own the dimension in the cloud in terms of where they want to store or access information.
NOAA, ORNL to pursue advanced climate modeling with next-generation Cray supercomputer; and Swiss researchers develop a 3D model that can detect early stages of heart disease. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
Computer model used to illuminate patient-drug compatibility.
US health care is sick, but help may be on the way, says Leroy Hood.
HPC from IBM driving next-generation healthcare solutions.