Digital Evolution: Personalized Medicine

Radiocasts | February 9, 2016 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: Please cure me.

Personalized Medicine is evolving aggressively, with measurable results already seen in key areas. But the discipline, which targets the characteristics of individuals rather than populations, still needs to mature.

Challenges including effectively targeting the best applications and honing supporting technology.

As health care providers and researchers build-out competencies in Big Data and analytics, the ultimate gains across multiple industries will expedite the delivery of hope to many more patients.

The experts speak.

Edward Cone, Oxford Economics: “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” (William Gibson, noir prophet of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction)

Adrianna Gregory, Oxford Economics: “I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail.” (Muriel Strode, from her 1903 poem, Wind-Wafted Wild Flowers)

Susan Rafizadeh, SAP: “I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes.” (Arkady Strugatsky, late Soviet-Russian science fiction co-author with his late brother Boris … Their books included Roadside Picnic, Hard to be God, Beetle in the Anthill)

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