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Virtual Human Program Aims to Transform Healthcare

May 19, 2014 |

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…

Biomedicine Soars on HPC’s Wings

Sep 30, 2013 |

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.

Watson Goes Undefeated in Three-Night Jeopardy Series

Feb 17, 2011 |

IBM super beats humans at their own game. Next up: calling Doctor Watson.

IBM Prescribes Solutions for Healthcare

Oct 13, 2010 |

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.

Microsoft Aims To Alleviate Health IT Cloud Concerns

Jul 7, 2010 |

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.

The Week in Review

May 20, 2010 |

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.

Gene Network Sciences Using Supercomputing to Match Patients with a Drug That Works

Apr 27, 2010 |

Computer model used to illuminate patient-drug compatibility.

The Real Health Care Revolution Awaits

Mar 11, 2010 |

US health care is sick, but help may be on the way, says Leroy Hood.

High Performance Computing Promises Elixir of Life

Feb 11, 2010 |

HPC from IBM driving next-generation healthcare solutions.

The Week in Review

Jan 7, 2010 |

NVIDIA and Weta Digital develop advanced ray-tracing tool; and Oak Ridge supercomputer could be used to fight healthcare fraud. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.