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Healthcare

Healthcare industry continues to change… which is good news for data scientists

State of healthcare analytics: A mid-year review

Predicting patient experience with narrative data: a healthcare goldmine

Curing what ails
How interaction analytics is transforming the health insurance industry.

Evolving role of the CIO in data-driven healthcare

Views from HIMSS 2015: A mixed bag for healthcare analytics

What to expect in 2015
Four predictions for the healthcare analytics industry in the year ahead.

Healthcare Analytics — 2014: Year of many challenges

Will Apple, Google usher in new era in healthcare analytics?

Rise of the empowered patient consumer – courtesy of analytics

Algorithm is the new doctor and data is the new drug

Population health management and medication adherence

Key skills for analytics pros
Examination of two promising areas for analytical opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Corporate Profile: Mayo Clinic
Famed medical group boasts long history of applying advanced analytics to improve delivery care systems.

Opportunities, barriers and champions
Despite its acknowledged value, healthcare’s use of analytics lags behind other industries.

Smart Care
The promise of technology-enabled population health management.

Health Care & Analytics
From ‘sick’ care to ‘health’ care, courtesy of analytics

Patient Flow
The new queueing theory for healthcare.

Corporate Profile: General Electric Global Research Center

Newsmakers: Computer Model Optimizes Diabetes Treatment

Newsmakers: Rapid Delivery Of Vaccines, Antidotes

Meeting Preview: INFORMS introduces health care conference
Set for June 20-22, 2011 at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Canada



Headlines

Fighting terrorists online: Identifying extremists before they post content

New research has found a way to identify extremists, such as those associated with the terrorist group ISIS, by monitoring their social media accounts, and can identify them even before they post threatening content. The research, “Finding Extremists in Online Social Networks,” which was recently published in the INFORMS journal Operations Research, was conducted by Tauhid Zaman of the MIT, Lt. Col. Christopher E. Marks of the U.S. Army and Jytte Klausen of Brandeis University. Read more →

Syrian conflict yields model for attrition dynamics in multilateral war

Based on their study of the Syrian Civil War that’s been raging since 2011, three researchers created a predictive model for multilateral war called the Lanchester multiduel. Unless there is a player so strong it can guarantee a win regardless of what others do, the likely outcome of multilateral war is a gradual stalemate that culminates in the mutual annihilation of all players, according to the model. Read more →

SAS, Samford University team up to generate sports analytics talent

Sports teams try to squeeze out every last bit of talent to gain a competitive advantage on the field. That’s also true in college athletic departments and professional team offices, where entire departments devoted to analyzing data hunt for sports analytics experts that can give them an edge in a game, in the stands and beyond. To create this talent, analytics company SAS will collaborate with the Samford University Center for Sports Analytics to support teaching, learning and research in all areas where analytics affects sports, including fan engagement, sponsorship, player tracking, sports medicine, sports media and operations. Read more →

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