Using and Sharing Data to Improve Outcomes for Homeless Veterans

Using and Sharing Data to Improve Outcomes for Homeless Veterans

(Heidi Marston) All across Los Angeles, everywhere you turn, you see encampments. You see people living on the streets. On any given night in Los Angeles, we know there are about 4,800 Veterans who are experiencing homelessness according to our last Point-in-Time Count. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a lot of improvements in […]

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Big Data, Privacy, and the Public Good

Big Data, Privacy, and the Public Good

I have the honor of introducing our first speaker – today’s first session ‘Big Data, Privacy and the Public Good’. The speaker is Dr. Julia Lane. Dr. Lane is a professor at CUSP at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Dr. Lane is an accomplished author of over 65 reference articles, and has also […]

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Roche CEO Severin Schwan on personalised healthcare

Roche CEO Severin Schwan on personalised healthcare

Severin why does personalized healthcare matter for patients not too long ago in our industry it was all about one-size-fits-all medicines for as many patients as possible but the fact is that patients respond very differently to the same medicine some patients respond some do not respond some suffer from side effects so there was […]

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Data and Medicine

Data and Medicine

Data and Medicine This is really a magic era for software. We can use computers now to simulate so many different things. So every person has a DNA sequence that's 3 billion letters long. That's a really long sequence! And in order for me to study it, I can't do it by hand. I need […]

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