Garmin wearables

Garmin, Fitabase to work together on deep analysis of wearable data

Fitabase has worked with over 150 academic and clinical institutions worldwide on over 500 studies with one singular goal: better research, better results.
IBM Watson

IBM Watson gets new clients: CTA, Pathway Genomics, Under Armour and Medtronic

The companies will tap Watson's cognitive computing abilities to make sense of the data gathered on their respective platforms.
data repository

CMS opens claims database to entrepreneurs

Private entities, presuming they pay subscription to the CMS Virtual Research Data Center, will be able to submit research requests starting in September.
IBM Watson Health

IBM acquires two startups, launches Watson Health, forms new partnerships

The newly formed Watson Health unit is looking to surface new insights from the massive amount of personal health data being created daily.
Reltio Cloud

Reltio secures $10M Series A, unveils Reltio Cloud

Reltio Cloud consists of data-driven applications with a modern data management platform, combining master data, big data insights and intelligent recommended actions.
New project uses big data to predict complications of diabetes

New project uses big data to predict complications of diabetes

Outcomes Based Healthcare and Big Data Partnership have secured a match-funded grant for a £1 million project from Innovate UK to help pre-treat diabetes.
Medidata

Medidata, GSK evaluate impact of mHealth tech in clinical trials

The two companies are exploring ways how mHealth and cloud-based technologies can impact patient engagement, data quality and operational efficiencies.
MD2K Center

New national initiative for big data health research

The National Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) will work on tools to collect and analyze data from mobile and wearable sensors.
DNA

Big data cancer platform maker COTA closes $3.7M of planned $7M Series A round

The new funds will be used to expand development of the COTA platform, and hire new people to help launch the company's first commercial product.
Michael J Fox Foundation using tech to monitor Parkinson's

Intel, Michael J Fox Foundation team-up to improve Parkinson’s disease monitoring and treatment

Smart watches will be used to continuously record patient data which will later be analyzed to detect patterns and, hopefully, make new discoveries.