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Biogen Idec and Columbia University Medical Center to Conduct Collaborative
“Human genetic technologies and analytics have advanced to the point where they are becoming central to the discovery and development of new medicines,” said Tim Harris, PhD, DSc, Senior Vice President, Technology and Translational Sciences, Biogen …
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Epic, IBM show readiness for 11 bilion DoD contract Teladoc zeroes in on Texas
MEDSPHERE JOINS SUPPORTERS OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IT ACT: Medsphere Systems, which produces OpenVistA, has joined in backing the Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2013. This legislation would define behavioral and mental …
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How IBM Teams Up With Partners to Address the Data Deluge
The so-called "digital universe"—all the data generated digitally around the globe—is expanding at a breakneck pace. By 2020, researchers predict that the ongoing onslaught of data will catapult to 44 zettabyes—up from the current 4.4 zettabytes.
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