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What Data Scientists Need to Learn to Work in Healthcare

Data scientists like Sid Henriksen, a Ph.D. student nearing graduation, often ask me how they can succeed in healthcare. With Sid's permission, here are a few questions and insights for aspiring healthcare data scientists. How applicable is generic data science in healthcare? The core data science skillset of machine learning, data visualization, and statistics is the foundation of working with all data, healthcare

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Analytics, Machine Learning|

Leading Institutions to Focus on Improving Type 1 Diabetes Care with Machine Learning

Today, June 12, 2017, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Joslin Diabetes Center, Cyft Inc., and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust are proud to announce the creation of a new learning health system to improve the care of individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Starting in mid-2017, Children's Mercy and Joslin will deploy machine learning-enabled solutions to

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Press, Real World Applications|

Hey Machine Learning…If That’s Even Your Real Name

Hey Machine Learning, I heard what Forbes said about your “setback” at MD Anderson. I also heard rumors going around HIMSS that maybe it’s “too soon” for you to be in healthcare. At first I thought, “serves you right.” There was so much hype that I could barely recognize you. Then I realized that, in a way, we’re all to

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Analytics, Machine Learning, Real World Applications, Value-Based Care|

Three Peer-Reviewed Publications in 2016 Highlight Efficacy of Cyft Solutions

Peer-reviewed articles show clear benefits of machine learning for healthcare applications Cambridge, Mass – February 8, 2017 – Cyft Inc., a leading provider of machine learning solutions for healthcare, is the result of a decade of research into how machine learning and natural language processing technology can improve healthcare. Cyft is pleased to recognize the publication of three peer-reviewed studies

By | February 11th, 2017|Categories: Analytics, Company News, Patient Safety, Press, Real World Applications|

Best Worst Company Party Ever

It was about 5 minutes into the walk that I realized I had screwed up. The 9 people that choose to spend their days working with me walked a few steps behind in 10 degree weather to plans that I hadn't yet divulged.  They work tirelessly day in and day out battling against the clock tackling ridiculously complex problems.  How to scale

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Company News|

Medicaid State Funding: Thriving Under Value-Based Care in the Face of Upcoming Changes

By now it’s no secret that president-elect Donald Trump intends to vastly restructure our Medicaid Program, meaning that uncertainty is on the horizon for healthcare providers supplying care to over 80 million low-income Americans. Georgia Congressman Tom Price will lead the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Trump, with many estimating that Medicaid could soon change from

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Value-Based Care|
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