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Personalized Medicine Summit 2017

PHEMI is excited to be sponsoring this year’s Personalized Medicine Summit 2017. The Personalized Medicine Initiative and partners are pleased to announce the 2nd Personalized Medicine Summit 2017, scheduled for June 11-13, 2017 at the University of British Columbia (UBC). This meeting follows on from the highly successful 1st Personalized Summit 2015 at UBC, which resulted in a consensus advisory document, the “Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to British Columbians”. The Summit will produce an updated Roadmap to assist government,

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Webinar: The State of the Art in Data Management for Precision Medicine & Genomics

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eHealth Initiative (eHi) recently interviewed a number of leading healthcare organizations to learn about their data management strategies for precision medicine and genomics. Join this informative webinar to learn the role of precision medicine, and how organizations are working to get the most value from their genomic data. Topics include: Integrating genomics with clinical practice Use-case examples Data management and storage strategies Getting data ready for analytics Privacy and security concerns Implications of data sharing Exploring and mining unstructured and

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Big Data Benefits to Researchers

This fall Roy Wilds, Chief Data Scientist at PHEMI, and Rebecca Laborde, Principal Field Scientist at Oracle, shared their first-hand experience with big data in a webinar. Their perspective, along with those of other industry leaders in the field, illuminate the many ways healthcare researchers can benefit from big data. Big data provides so many opportunities to researchers to: Collect all their diverse data together, regardless of size. “There’s no such thing as small data anymore… Everything has grown in

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Data Product to Support Research On Human Genome

As human genomes are increasingly incorporated in patient records and research databases, information technology will be challenged to sort through the massive amounts of data to enable research and improve patient care. That’s the promise of new technology introduced by a Canadian company, which is building a product intended to help large provider research organizations that will need to manage massive databases to facilitate precision medicine applications. PHEMI, based in Vancouver, is releasing PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition to address

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PHEMI Launches Precision Medicine Platform for Big Data

The new Precision Medicine platform leverages Oracle and Hadoop technologies to enable users to run analytics against large research data sets. Big Data warehouse vendor PHEMI unveiled its Central Precision Medicine Edition. Designed to reduce the time researchers spend analyzing vast amounts of genomic and phenotypic data, the PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition leverages Oracle and Hadoop technologies. Oracle Big Data Appliance and is built on Hadoop Big Data technology for scalability and ultra-fast query capabilities. Running on the Oracle

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PHEMI Introduces PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition

Out-of-the-box solution ingests millions of variants in less than a minute and provides sub-second query response times; Achieves Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized Status VANCOUVER, BC, December, 14, 2016 – PHEMI, a company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, security, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced the release of PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition, an out-of-the-box solution leveraging Oracle Big Data Appliance and built upon Hadoop Big Data technology for affordable scalability and ultra-fast query capabilities. PHEMI, a Gold

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Checking in on Big Data Growth in Healthcare

Three years out from the famous McKinsey study that rocked the healthcare world, claiming that big data growth in healthcare could lead to anywhere from $300 to $450 billion in savings, it’s time to do a brief check-in. How far along are healthcare organizations when it comes to big data?  What does the near future look like? Business Wire recently reported that, according to Research and Markets’ study “Big Data Analytics In Healthcare Market – Forecast (2016-2021)”, “big data in the

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Value-based reimbursement and the Data-Driven Healthcare Organization

The shift is underway. It’s a near ubiquitous fact that healthcare organizations are migrating away from pay-for-service models and towards value-based care. A 2016 McKesson survey found that payers report being “58% along the continuum toward full value-based reimbursement, a sharp 10% increase since 2014,” while “63% of hospitals are [now] members of ACOs, which is an 18% increase over 2014,” and a remaining 47% of hospitals “plan to join an ACO in the next five years.” In 2015, Healthcare Financial

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Why Choose PHEMI for Your Big Data Healthcare in the Cloud?

You’re already imagining how you can harness big data to spur new discoveries and gain new insights. And you know you want the flexibility and simplicity of the cloud. It’s time to get started. The good news is that the industry has made huge strides in recent years, both with big data technology and the emergence of healthcare in the cloud service providers that can meet the rigorous demands of clinical operations and research. If you’re ready to make the

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