May 15, 2017 Health and Biotech analytics news roundup

NHS taps artificial intelligence to crack cancer detection: The UK’s health service, Intel, and the University of Warwick are collaborating to form a ‘digital repository’ of known tumor cells, which they hope to use to develop new algorithms for classification of those cells.

When Cancer Patients Should Ask For Genetic Sequencing: At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, more than 10,000 tumor biopsies from patients with advanced cancer were sequenced. Many of the patients had mutations that could be addressed with current treatments

Intermountain makes strides in precision medicine, advanced imaging: The Utah-based health system has added technology to perform specific and sensitive sequencing of solid tumor cells as well as imaging technology to monitor wounds.

How providers can use analytics to manage risk in value-based care: Two examples are presented: a Maryland hospital and a New York physician’s network.

Source: May 15, 2017 Health and Biotech analytics news roundup by pstein

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