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Emory University Hospital Explores How Big Data Technology Can Help Predict Medical Problems

  • Emory University Hospital Explores How Big Data Technology Can Help Predict Medical Problems

    Emory University Hospital Explores How Big Data Technology Can Help Predict Medical Problems

    Date added: 04 Nov 2013

    Emory University Hospital's director of critical care Tim Buchman, MD, PhD, views the big data analytics prototype he's developing to help clinicians provide predictive care to critically ill patients. Using software from IBM and Excel Medical Electronics, the system will produce real-time insights that are expected to enable doctors and nurses at the hospital to intervene early for life-threatening conditions like heart failure, sepsis and pneumonia. For more information: Christine Douglass, 415-545-6737 (Credit: Feature Photo Service for IBM)