Northeast Big Data Hub Leaders Plan 2016 Agenda

Leaders of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s spokes and connectors came together for their first workshop last week. Here are some topics they covered, along with emerging plans for the future. A video recap of the summaries can be found online, at 5:55:40, on the workshop website. Columbia’s George Hripcsak led the health analytics group. Health Led by informatics researcher George Hripcsak, chairman of Columbia’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, the group will analyze patient and biological data at scale, and examine ways of harnessing data from social media, environmental sensors and other alternative sources to deliver individualized treatment.  ·      The group will hold its first workshop on January 7 and 8 at the New York Academy of Sciences, “Data Science, Learning and Applications to Biomedical and Health Applications.” ·     …


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