Perspectives on health data, privacy, technology, and more, straight from the minds of our thought leaders and subject matter experts.
Privacy Frontiers in Health Data: Genomics (Part 2)
In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the evolving scientific landscape of disclosure risk in genetics data. In Part 2, we explore the legislative outcomes of this development. In particular, we will analyze the requirements of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule (2013) and propose a framework for how privacy experts should apply these in practice.
Leon Ho: Iterating the Growth Process
Leon Ho joined Datavant in 2019 and has been twice promoted from Individual Contributor to Engineering Manager. Below, Leon reflects on the constantly evolving nature of the Engineering team at Datavant, and how this dynamism has directly supported his goals for personal and professional growth.
Launching Datavant Trials for next-generation RWD connectivity
Over the last three years, the proliferation of real-world data at scale has dramatically changed how researchers are thinking about study design, operations, and execution – and the role digital patient data can play. We believe that over the next five years, tokenized clinical trials will be critical to reducing study costs and a force multiplier for accelerating therapeutic innovations for patients. Read this blog post to learn more about about vision and investment in trial tokenization.
Data & Analytics Thought Leader: Sid Jain, Janssen Research & Development, LLC
In our Data & Analytics Thought Leader Series, Datavant’s Head of Data Strategy, Su Huang, interviews leaders who are advancing data-driven use cases at their organization. This interview is with Sid Jain, Head, Global Development, Data Science at Janssen Research & Development, LLC. At Janssen, Sid and his team are focused on using data science tools and technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), to accelerate clinical development, with a commitment to not only making drug development faster, better and more efficient – but also making science possible that was not possible before.
Hackathon Preview: 4 Tips for Balancing Speed and Security in Hackathon Project Development
Hackathons are an integral part of the ongoing growth of any technology company, as they create an opportunity for teams to self-organize for a fixed period of time and tackle a challenging business problem. A hackathon embodies the ideals of experimentation, speed over perfection, and of course, getting things done.
Carlos Guzman: My Very Fast Journey From Individual Contributor to Engineering Manager
Carlos Guzman joined Datavant in May 2022 and transitioned from software engineer to Engineering Manager within three months. Below, Carlos shares some of his experience joining the Datavant Engineering team and its high-growth, high-learning culture.
Hackathon Preview: Synthetic Data Within the Ecosystem of Healthcare Innovation
We’re very excited to have this opportunity to collaborate with Syntegra, and to share synthetic data sets as part of the Future of Healthcare Hackathon. Can you summarize what synthetic data is within the world of healthcare and how it can be useful?
The HL7 FHIR Standard and The Datavant Switchboard
Datavant’s mission is to connect the world’s healthcare data to improve patient outcomes. Our platform to fulfill this mission is the Datavant Switchboard, which can be used for both identified and de-identified data. One of our focuses within the realm of identified data is creating 1st-party connections to every health system’s electronic health records (EHRs) to be able to pull medical records directly on demand.
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