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  • BlackBerry: Saving Heart-Attack Victims with Handhelds

    Modern medicine and technology go hand-in-hand. For years, we've come to associate a hospital not only with the patients it houses and medical professionals who work there, but also the machines and gadgets that aid doctors and nurses in our care. As we see in person, or on episodes of ER, we recognize the blood-pressure sleeves, the beeping heart-rate monitors, and IV machines.

  • Grand Rounds on a Grand Scale

    Doctors have long had a tradition of holding "grand rounds" to discuss patient cases and educate aspiring physicians.

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  • Explorys: Improving healthcare quality & costs using a Big Data platform

    Read how medical firm Explorys integrated clinical, financial, and operational data in order to improve delivery of care, resulting in better health outcomes and reduced costs. - Healthcare workers relied on IT departments to understand something about data, waiting days or weeks for results - Explorys sought to bring clinical, financial, and operational data into a single, enterprise data hub - Hadoop is a cost-efficient technology that helped address these big data challenges