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135506046?profile=RESIZE_710xHIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and constitutes a set of U.S. regulatory standards including privacy and security rules. These standards, set for the US as a whole relate to the protection of individually identifiable health information and the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information. There are also other rules relating to enforcement and breach notification for example.
 
In an AWS blogpost Amazon Web Services has
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Originally founded in 2010 in the UK and later acquired by Google, DeepMind describe themselves as "...on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how." 
 
The mobile app for clinicians that they developed named Streams was the subject of their recently released Blogpost entitled "Scaling Streams with Google" where details are given regarding plans for those behind Streams, to join Google.
 
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The government Clinical Practice Research Database (CPRD) has collected de-identified patient data from UK GP practices research for 30 years leading to thousands of peer-reviewed publications.A recent agreement between TPP and CPRD has meant that now practices using TPP’s SystmOne can send daily data to CRPD.

Where practices have consented, this transfer of data will commence in November and, as other practices join the pilot, CPRD can expect to benefit from increasing volume of data as well as

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Palantir Technologies will be using its software to as a platform for collaborative scientific research for the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Palantir Technologies builds enterprise data platforms for organisations in the public, private and non-profit sectors with complex and sensitive data environments. NCATS will use the platform to speed up the research pipeline used to develop new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices. The platform will combine proprietary a

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The free to attend Joined Up Health & Care event on 29 June will welcome over 130 attendees with over 40% of those from NHS trusts across the UK.

Discover how leading UK organisations are tackling the challenge of joined-up health and care. They are achieving this by giving providers and citizens enhanced access to the care records and associated information they need to transform services.

Who is it for? Those that are:

  • Making healthcare IT decisions
  • Interested in how your peers are meeting their I
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Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

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A collection of large and complex data sets which are difficult to process using common database management tools or traditional data processing applications.
“Big data refers to the tools, processes and procedures allowing an organization to create manipulate and manage very large data sets and storage facilities”.
Definition of big data as the three Vs of big data: Volume, Velocity and Variety with Veracity.

  • Volume. Many factors contribute to the increase in data volume. Transaction-based data
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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 2015 (AIME 2015) Conference
Pavia, Italy, June 17-20, 2015
The AIME 2015 conference will be a unique opportunity to present and improve the international state of the art of AI in Medicine from perspectives of theory, methodology, and application. For this purpose, AIME 2015 will include invited lectures, full and short papers, tutorials, workshops, and a doctoral consortium. Specific attention will be given in the main conference to the theme "
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Senior Bioinformatician (for China Kadoorie Biobank)

Closing Date : Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT | Grade 8: £38,511 - £45,954 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Bioinformatician to work on one of the world’s biggest prospective epidemiological studies, the China Kadoorie Biobank Study (CKB, www.ckbiobank.org). You will be based in the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) which contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for mult

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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 2015 (AIME 2015)
Pavia, Italy, June 17-20, 2015
The AIME 2015 conference will be a unique opportunity to present and improve the international state of the art of AI in Medicine from perspectives of theory, methodology, and application. For this purpose, AIME 2015 will include invited lectures, full and short papers, tutorials, workshops, and a doctoral consortium. Specific attention will be given in the main c
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Google is renowned for its audacious "Moon Shot" projects - recent announcements have included delivery dronessmart contact lenses and google glass.

Now they are working a new project called "Calico" which they have spun out as a separate R&D company. Today Calico announced a partnership with AbbVie, the international pharmaceutical company, which involves a new investment of $1.5 billion:

AbbVie and Calico Announce a Novel Collaboration to Accelerate the Discovery, Development, and Commercia

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Big Data Issue of IMIA Yearbook Published

3301455679?profile=originalThe 2014 IMIA Yearbook has just been published in free Open Access format. The Yearbook's theme this year is Big Data with contributions on the topic from IMIA Working Groups and members:

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[Summary] [Free PDF]

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President’s Statement

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(1) Director, AM eHealth - Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

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