Category: Big Data

‘Big Data’ – An Untamed Superhero

Whether you hate it or love it, you just can’t get enough of Tony Stark a.k.a   ‘Iron Man’ – genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist and of-course an admirable superhero. Can big data play the role of iron man in healthcare industry i.e. unlock insights and enable an analytic enterprise? In recent times, healthcare and life-sciences industry ...

How innovative technology is helping early diagnosis of cancer?

What’s important to a successful treatment regime of any disease or ailment? Ofcourse quality of medicine and HCPs' (health care professional) skills matters but an accurate diagnosis is pivotal for a positive prognosis (treatment’s success). Medical world has been trying hard since thousands of years to find accurate or near-accurate diagnostic methods and technology has ...

Whats trending in Healthcare?

You must have read or heard 4 'buzz words' doing rounds in the healthcare & life sciences industry: Social, Mobile, Analytics or Big Data and Cloud (popularly known as SMAC). And these 4 biggies are set to transform the industry, benefiting all the players involved in the entire healthcare eco-system (payer, providers, patients and life-sciences ...

Cancer Treatment by ‘Dr. Mathematics’

Answer this. Would a cancer patient or his/her family allow a software based on mathematical algorithms to design the treatment plan and assess the prognosis of that plan? Embrace this fact before answering. In a recent study, a computer model of lung cancer made consistently better predictions of the future symptoms suffered by a set of patients ...