Brigham and Women's Hospital

Six cases where big data can reduce healthcare costs

As the use of electronic health record becomes widespread across the United States, due in large to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the quantity of clinical data that will become available for research and ...

Jul 08, 2014
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Refining the language for chromosomes

When talking about genetic abnormalities at the DNA level that occur when chromosomes swap, delete or add parts, there is an evolving communication gap both in the science and medical worlds, leading to inconsistencies in ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Instituting a culture of professionalism

There is a growing recognition that in health care institutions where professionalism is not embraced and expectations of acceptable behaviors are not clear and enforced, an increase in medical errors and adverse events and ...

Mar 27, 2014
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