Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Article Link: Data analytics driving medical breakthroughs by Esther Shein

Some very exciting times in data analytics – helping the health care system process and interpret data in order to discover break-through patterns in patient care and recovery.

"Thanks to a new technology partnership, the hospital is working to use analytics to predict more accurately than ever before which premature babies are at most risk for disease and infection."

"...The technology is giving UOIT the ability to make sense of the data and analyze it in ways that include, they hope, discovering the onset of sepsis and various other conditions before these problems occur, says Dr. Carolyn McGregor, the Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics at UOIT..."

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