October 3, 2016 Health and Biotech Analytics News Roundup

The latest health and biotech analytics news and opinion:

insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & Life Sciences: The news source has come out with a white paper evaluating different areas of healthcare that require big data technology.

A $280 billion healthcare problem ripe for technology innovation and predictive analytics: Behavioral health analytics could potentially have a very large impact on health care costs.

The New England Journal of Medicine Announces the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge: The contest is looking for new ways to evaluate clinical trial datasets.

Advances in Next-Generation Sequencing: Long reads, single-cell sequencing, and cancer screening with DNA in the blood are exciting new areas in DNA sequencing.

The Sequencing App and the Quest for Fun: Joe Pickrell, a Columbia biology professor, has launched a company providing low-quality, low-cost genomes. He hopes it will get more people interested in biology.

Originally Posted at: October 3, 2016 Health and Biotech Analytics News Roundup by pstein

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