Category Archives: Publications

Stellen Computer bald bessere Diagnosen?

Vermutlich – vorausgesetzt, wir füttern sie mit den passenden Algorithmen und Daten. Denn sie kombinieren das Wissen von vielen Ärzten. Die Mediziner von morgen werden nicht mehr allein entscheiden müssen, sondern erhalten Unterstützung. So wird es eine Vernetzung zwischen vielen Disziplinen geben, etwa mit Computerexperten, Statistikern und Genetikern.

Continue reading (German version only) here (Freie Presse) or here (Sächsische Zeitung).

Prof. Wanka announced HiGHmed and three other Consortia as Partners for a Digital Healthcare System in Germany

Today, Prof. Wanka — head of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research — announced the HiGHmed Medical Informatics Consortium as funded project consortium in the BMBF Federal Medical Informatics Initiative. Together with the three consortia DIFUTURE, SMITH, and MIRACUM, we are looking forward to sharpen the vision of a digital healthcare system in Germany in the upcoming years.

A Federated In-Memory Database Computing Platform Enabling Real-time Analysis of Big Medical Data (Slides)

The slide deck “A Federated In-Memory Database Computing Platform Enabling Real-time Analysis of Big Medical Data” presented on May 17, 2017 at Intel Tech Talks hosted by SAPPHIRE 2017 in Orlando, FL is online available now.


Die digitale Transformation mitgestalten — Der Datenspendeausweis: Souveräner Umgang mit persönlichen Gesundheitsdaten

We are happy to contribute to the “Plattform Life Sciences” issue March 2017 focusing on the digital transformation within the life sciences. In our contribution, we share latest details about our data donation pass for citizens. With its help, citizens get full access to their personal healthcare data so they can request and aggregate them from individual participants in the healthcare system and donate them for individual purposes. Thus, citizens are able to perform their right on information self-determination for the first time in an extensive way.

Continue reading (German version only)…