Exponential Medicine

An introduction to Data & Machine Learning in Healthcare

Recorded a few years ago at Exponential Medicine 2016 by the founder of AIMed, Dr. Anthony Chang, MD, MBA MPH. It is still a great introduction to the opportunities and challenges of making better use of data and adopting AI and ML in healthcare. We are proud to be a part of the AIMed community
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The Spanish Edge

Spanish Healthcare system leads Europe on Outcomes & Data?

The Spanish edge: Reinventing healthcare around patients Spain is widely regarded as having one of the world’s best healthcare systems. Can a series of experiments in ‘value-based’ care make it even better? Report of a Science|Business Healthy Measures conference, Barcelona 2018. “I’m not sure Spain excels in all areas of science, but in healthcare it
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Notes from the AI Medicine Trenches part 2 – data and apps

Notes from the AI Medicine Trenches part 2 – data and apps

This post was written by Brendan DUNPHY, CEO of C-BIA Consulting and first published on AIMed The following are notes penned by an AIMed Europe conference attendee, who listened intently as Dr Anthony Chang and other experts in the field of medical artificial intelligence explained how the emerging paradigm of medical AI would be powered
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IT Systems in healthcare going from jam to butter

IT Systems in healthcare going from jam to butter

This post was written by Brendan DUNPHY, CEO of C-BIA Consulting and first published on AIMed Use of IT systems today varies across specialities with some more open to and active users of systems and data to inform decision-making, others more reticent. Just because systems are available does not mean they are consistently by all
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ODI Theorey of Change

Open Data Institute (ODI)

Data is moving from being scarce and difficult to process to being abundant and easy to use The ODI was co-founded in 2012 by the inventor of the web Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Artificial Intelligence expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt to advocate for the innovative use of open data to affect positive change across the globe.
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The Simple Data Pyramid

Big Data: jam today, jam tomorrow or no jam at all?

Big Data: jam today, jam tomorrow or no jam at all? What is it, Where is at & so What? “You couldn’t have it if you did want it,” the Queen said. “The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday – but never jam to-day.” “It must come sometimes to ‘jam to-day’,” Alice objected. “No,
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C-BIA Consulting joins the Research Data Alliance (RDA)

RDA is an international member-based organization focused on the development of infrastructure and community activities that reduce barriers to data sharing and exchange and the acceleration of data-driven innovation worldwide. With more than 7,000 members globally representing 137 countries, RDA includes researchers, scientists and data science professionals working in multiple disciplines, domains and thematic fields
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Air Asia

Digital Air101: GE Turns 10 Billion Data Points Into One Super-Efficient Airline

  At C-BIA Consulting we build decision support systems for healthcare, education  and research organisations. These systems save money, reduce risk and increase efficiency. Below is a great example of silmilar work from GE, only the sacke is different! AirAsia – the world’s first digital airline? It’s an ambitious big data project to potentially transform
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NHS: Understanding Patient Data

 NHS Patient Data “Today, in the age of digital communication and high-tech research, sharing data is more important than ever before. When the NHS was founded in 1948 things were quite different. Our medical records lived in dusty drawers, alone and unloved, with its life-saving potential untapped. Find out how patient data makes a difference.”
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Gartner Data Science and ML Magic Quadrant

Alteryx enter the 2018 Gartner Data Science and Machine Learning Leaders Magic Quadrant

One of the major movers in the 2018 update from Gartner on Data Science & Machine Learning platforms is Alteryx, who have now moved into the leaders quadrant. We are currently supporting its implementation at one of our cleints. The full report is available at www.alteryx.com, regsitration required. The Alteryx summary is below. We particularly
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Prof Gary King

INFOGRAPHIC: How Netflix Uses Big Data to Drive Success

  Netflix estimates that its algorithms save $1 billion a year in value from customer retention – an eye-opening figure for one of the biggest household names in entertainment. The company’s algorithms are constantly evolving, but the aim is always to give Netflix users the best possible experience. Find out how it works in this
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The Inform, Illuminate, Inspire big data model

The Inform, Illuminate, Inspire model defines the 3 major phases all Big Data & Analytics projects follow to succesfully generate actionable business insights. It’s a useful starting point and emphasises that successful Big Data projects need to be well structured and highly iterative. The 3 phases of the model are: INFORM – identifying and integrating
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