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There’s a Lot of Speculation About Omicron, But What Does the Data Show?

1. How is Omicron different from other COVID variants and where did it come from?   Omicron is the most heavily mutated of all the SARS-CoV-2 variants that have been classified to date. With more than 50 mutations, including 30 in the spike gene, speculation was high that these mutations would impact infectivity and immunity, leading the World Health Organization Read More

IIT Madras Announces Scholarship For Online BSc Degree In Programming And Data Science

Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Private Limited (RNTBCI) has launched a scholarship program for students pursuing online BSc in Programming and Data Science at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Under this scheme, 100 students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing online BSc courses from IIT Madras will benefit, the institute said. The last date to Read More

Ontario’s digital health program has a data quality problem, despite billions in spending

Digital health is about applying advanced information technologies to enable free flow of patient information across the circle of care. For patients, that means every health-care provider they see at different locations should be able to access relevant health record information quickly and efficiently. Digital health technology, such as electronic health records, is believed to enhance patient-centred care, improve integrated Read More

The Trifecta: How Art, Data And Technology Drive Creativity At WE Communications

In 2017, when he was executive creative director at the digital agency POSSIBLE in Seattle, Ray Page led his team on a campaign that changed the way he thought of creativity, technology and the power of data. WeCounterHate is a social media tool that leverages machine learning and deep human expertise to confront hate speech on Twitter. The success of this platform (a 50% Read More

This Business Analytics & Big Data Certification Can Lead To a High-Paying Job in Data Analytics

The data-driven age requires a new generation of workforce that works at the intersection of technology and business domain. While most Business Analytics programs focus on programming skills and tools required to transform data into asset and are designed for students with a STEM background, there is a huge need for multidisciplinary program that blends business analytics techniques with specific Read More

A Big Step Toward Giving Patients Control Over Their Health Care Data

The seeds of a consumer-driven health care revolution, one that could turn the U.S. health care system on its head, were sown in early March. This potential disruption comes from an unlikely source: two proposed rules from the Department of Health and Human Services that could have consumers and America’s biggest tech firms joining forces. The rules, from the Office Read More

How To Create A Data Strategy: 7 Things Every Business Must Include

Data matters to every business. So it follows that every business needs a data strategy. As a strategic business and technology advisor, not only have I written the book on data strategy (literally), I’ve helped many of the world’s most successful organizations create one. In this article, I share my pearls of wisdom on how to create a winning data strategy – Read More

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Shortcomings in healthcare data system identified in Hiqa report

A series of shortcomings, including potential privacy issues, have been identified in the main health information system used in Ireland to inform healthcare planning, delivery and funding. A review of the Hospital In-patient Enquiry (HIPE) system by the health standards watchdog said the issues with the governance structures had the potential to impact on its crucial role in healthcare planning. Read More

Our laws don’t do enough to protect our health data

You might be surprised to find what your data says about your past – and future – health. Scanrail1/Shutterstock.com Have you ever wondered why your computer often shows you ads that seem tailor-made for your interests? The answer is big data. By combing through extremely large datasets, analysts can reveal patterns in your behavior. A particularly sensitive type of big data is Read More

Reliance Jio Offers Up to 10GB of Additional Data to Oppo Smartphone Customers

HIGHLIGHTS Users can avail additional data for up to 6 Jio recharges The benefits will be available till validity of Jio Prime Membership Customers can avail maximum of 60GB of additional data Before the bookings of Jio Phone start, Oppo announced on Thursday that the company has joined hands with Reliance Jio to offer special benefits to those customers who will purchase the company’s smartphones. With Read More