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  • CSIRO launches serverless 'search engine for the genome' on Alibaba Cloud

    ​Trials of CRISPR/Cas9 are getting underway around the world. Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/CRISPR associated protein 9, to give it its full name, holds huge promise for tackling cancer, hereditary blindness, AIDS, cystic fibrosis, Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, hepatitis B, Huntington’s disease and even high cholesterol.

  • Machine learning cuts surgical infections by 74 percent

    By applying predictive analytics and machine learning techniques to patient data and real-time data from operating theatres the University of Iowa Hospital in the US managed to reduce the incidence of wound infections acquired during surgery by 74 percent.

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  • Teleworking toward a healthy recovery

    With EmblemHealth’s company headquarters flooded after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, this paper explains how a mobile laptop solution enabled displaced employees to work remotely and maintain productivity. • Hurricane Sandy’s surge swamped the building’s sublevels, where its mechanical and electrical systems reside, rendering it uninhabitable for three months • Employees who were working remotely could access the company’s intranet to get updates as needed • Corporate notebooks were also essential to mobile workers such as visiting nurses and health coaches

  • Reducing Telephony Costs in Healthcare