Tag: Promoting Healthy Communities

Big data for good

Ohio State data researchers are making discoveries that have the power to impact your life. To wit: TDA faculty affiliate Elisabeth Dowling Root uses data to explore the factors that...

Data reveal possible smoking ban advantages

For policymakers wanting to discourage health-endangering smoking habits, TDA affiliate Mike Vuolo and two colleagues at Purdue have news: They found through analysis of nationwide data that smoking bans reduce...

Visualizations show health impact of patients' choices

Different views of personal information helps patients understand probabilities When it comes to conversations with patients, there are many ways for healthcare providers to give information about managing cardiovascular disease....

Big data in healthcare: Better care, better health

The utilization of big data analytics in healthcare is still in its infancy – partly due to the fact that healthcare data are complex, spread among multiple stakeholders, structured and...

NLM funding expands training program to focus on big data

The National Library of Medicine has awarded the Ohio State College of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical Informatics $485,583 to expand its successful Clinical Research Informatics Training Program. Under the guidance...

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