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Coverage from the

Big Data in Biomedicine 2016 Conference

May 25 - 26, 2016; Stanford, California

May 25 - 26, 2016 Stanford, California

Conference News

Popular News from Big Data 2015

  • Record-Breaking 40K Use App to Join Heart Study Record-Breaking 40K Use App to Join Heart Study More than 40,000 people downloaded a smartphone app and joined a global study, demonstrating that big data can be harnessed at minimal cost, which might revolutionize the way research is done.
  • Access Health Record at Push of Button When Evidence Lacking Access Health Record at Push of Button When Evidence Lacking A green-button function is being tested in electronic health records to help direct treatment of similar patients when data from randomized controlled trials are not available.
  • Wide Data Sharing Poses Problems With Consent Wide Data Sharing Poses Problems With Consent Current regulations for obtaining consent from study participants have not kept up with big data, and researchers are grappling with how to protect privacy as data get shared and uses evolve.

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