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February 28, 2019

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Research Technical Lunch
Michael Carter, Senior Manager, Information Systems, Telehealth Platform Strategy​ discussed the ongoing Telehealth initiative at PHS. Listen to the recorded presentation: stream or download recording Read more »
February 7, 2019

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Assembly Row and WebEx
ERIS is working with Google Cloud Platform to provide our researchers a secure cloud solution. Anyone interested in learning more about the platform is welcome to view the slides or presentation recording. This workshop focused on Security and Automation. Agenda 9:15 - 9:45 - Security Overview (Google / GCP) Break 9:45 - 10:00 10:00 - 11:00 - Securing the Organization and Projects (Operational Best Practices) 11:00 - 11:15 - Demo and discussion around Cloud Security... Read more »
January 31, 2019

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Research Technical Lunch
LabArchives Director of Product Experience, Marie M. Linvill and Enterprise Research IS Applications Manager, Lynn Simpson presented on LabArchives functionality and Electronic Lab Notebook requirements at Partners HealthCare. Listen to the recorded presentation: streaming recording or download recording Read more »
January 31, 2019

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Research Technical Lunch
Wes Rodriguez, Gerrick Rodrigues and Robert Smith from the PHS IT Service Management (ITSM) Team presented on ServiceNow updates, Change Management and fielded Q&A. Follow-up questions are welcomed and can be directed to Wes Rodriguez . Listen to the recorded presentation: streaming recording or download recording Read more »
December 6, 2018

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Research Technical Lunch
Jigar Kadakia, PHS Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer PHS Information Security reported on the November 2018 Cybersecurity drill: a review and lessons learned. Listen to the recorded presentation: streaming recording or download recording Read more »
December 6, 2018

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Research Technical Lunch
Tim Fennell, Director of the Computer Facility, Channing Lab and Jody Sylvia, Research Informatics Manager reported on IT Infrastructure and initiatives at The Channing Lab, BWH. Listen to the recorded presentation: streaming recording or download recording Read more »
November 13, 2018

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Assembly Row 1W22
Introduction to Machine Learning & Evaluating Models Niranjan Bhosarekar (Business Intelligence Knowledge Engineer at Neighborhood Health Plan) Using R on IDEA Platform, I will go through the very basics of building and evaluating predictive models. I will cover some of the ways we are using R at Neighborhood Health Plan. Based on our own experience, I will also touch upon how IDEA platform gives us the flexibility to switch between Big Data tools and programming... Read more »
November 13, 2018

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Assembly Row 1W22
Machine Learning in the Clinic: Lessons from MGH Pathology Maciej Pacula (Team Lead, Bioinformatics & Data Science at Pathology - MGH ) Despite the extraordinary success of Machine Learning in medical research, successful deployments of ML in the clinical setting remain elusive. We present our approach to Machine Learning in MGH Pathology and showcase some of the predictive models we have successfully integrated into day-to-day clinical workflows, with a focus on cancer genomics. Read more »
November 13, 2018

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Assembly Row 1W22
Machine learning analysis of maternal pregnancy clinical notes to predict newborns at risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome Joseph Chou (PHYSICIAN, Pediatric Medical Services - MGH) Natural language processing was applied to unstructured free text clinical notes to generate a predictive model identifying newborns at risk for opioid withdrawal. The predictive model had good performance, without requiring subject matter expertise or manual data abstraction for training, and selected sparse and interpretable features. This approach has promise... Read more »
November 13, 2018

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Assembly Row 1W22
Machine Learning Applied to Understanding Health Disparities in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) Mark Ommerborn (Research manager at Center for Community Health and Health Equity - BWH) I will present our methods of using machine learning techniques to predict wellness in a large public health dataset from the CDC, the BRFSS. I will give an introduction to using the caret package in R to compare different machine learning algorithms to build predictive models... Read more »

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