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Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, AWS join on machine learning effort

A consortium of three Pittsburgh institutions, focused on turning big data into better health, is joining forces with Amazon Web Services as part of a machine learning research sponsorship. The Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, which includes Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, will leverage AWS machine learning services to improve patient care… Read More »

Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »

Register Online MGH Conference on Women’s Mental Health – October 17, 2019

We are excited to announce that we will be offering a new one day course in Women’s Mental Health in Boston on Thursday, October 17th.  This is the day preceding the Annual Psychopharmacology Conference (October 18-20, 2019). This course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women across the reproductive lifespan.… Read More »

“Alexa, Open Symptom Checker” Gets You This Health Startup’s App | Piotr Orzechowski Infermedica

Health Tech Jul 31, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH One of Europe’s top health tech startups, Infermedica out of Poland just closed a $ 3.65M funding round for its suite of tools that help patients figure out the best place to go to get care. It’s a patient-routing / symptom-checker with “AI under the… Read More »

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history

Representatives from Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft joined up in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, alongside some of the largest health insurers and hospitals, to announce plans to provide consumers with easier access to their medical information. The group agreed to begin testing a set of technical specifications for sharing for a type of health data… Read More »