Entries by Christian Veillette

Why data is the key to better medicine

There’s no shortage of great minds using big data techniques to improve the quality of our medical treatments, but sometimes they can’t get access to the data they need most. Improving access to genetic data, for example, might just help cure cancer. “The health care industry might have embraced the big data movement with open […]

Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) Project: A New Approach to Evaluation and Transparency

Each day, patients and their physicians make treatment decisions with access to only a fraction of the relevant clinical research data. Many clinical studies, including randomized clinical trials, are never published in the biomedical literature. The Yale University Open Data Access project is set to change this. They have developed a model to facilitate access to […]