Tag Archives: Big Data

Mining Electronic Records for Revealing Health Data

This is an excellent article about utilising the data  residing in electronic records for research purposes. The article also hints of the inherent issue when utilising these valuable data residing across different electronic records – the lack of interoperability. Enjoy the article … Continue reading

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New advanced computing institute to tackle big problems

Interesting news pertaining to Big Data from The Seattle Times, enjoy 🙂 The University of Washington and the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are forming a new enterprise, the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, to tackle a wide … Continue reading

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Tracking illness to stop an outbreak

I chanced upon this article, which I thought is a good reflection on utilising emerging technology in public health. In what has been called the “Age of Big Data,” when corporations are finding new ways to mine information to boost … Continue reading

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