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AWS Healthcare Customers Announce New Generative AI-Powered Solutions at HIMSS 2024

Aligned with the HIMSS 2024 theme of “creating tomorrow’s health,” AWS for Healthcare and Life Sciences teams are on the ground with our customers and partners highlighting how the cloud helps them generate better insights and better outcomes by leveraging data and applying innovative technologies like generative AI. In addition to speaking slots and demos, […]

AWS increases Epic database sizing options for customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), in collaboration with Epic, is announcing another increase in Epic on AWS customer database sizing, measured in global references per second (GRefs/s). Epic’s Chronicles Operational Database (ODB) can now be sized to 75 million GRefs/s in AWS. This is achieved on an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) R7an.48xlarge instance combined with Amazon […]

AWS for Healthcare at HIMSS24 Event

Better data. Better insights. Better outcomes. The AWS for Healthcare team is heading to Orlando for the upcoming HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, March 11-15. In alignment with the event theme, “creating tomorrow’s health,” the AWS for Healthcare team will showcase our commitment to helping healthcare organizations generate better insights and better outcomes by […]

AWS and Safran Passenger Innovations bring together a SmartPipe platform for updates between aircraft and the cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Safran Passenger Innovations (SPI) – a global leader for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Systems, built an aircraft data connectivity platform called SmartPipe. This scalable, cloud-connected platform provides aircraft operators with the ability to establish connections between an aircraft and the cloud, and communicate with each other to exchange data. Aircraft […]

Highlights from the AWS Healthcare and Life Sciences Executive Symposium 2023 at re:Invent

As a prelude to re:Invent 2023, AWS hosted the Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) Executive Symposium in Las Vegas on Monday, November 27. The half-day, in-person event, attended by over 300 leaders from 180 organizations, centered around harnessing the power of data, analytics, machine learning (ML), and generative AI to accelerate innovation. This year’s symposium […]

Top-10 re:Invent 2023 Announcements Important for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Occasionally, new technologies emerge that fundamentally alter how businesses operate. But without the appropriate tools—controls, safeguards, and user experiences—the promise of new technologies can get stuck.  In the past year, many have been captivated by the potential of Generative AI to revolutionize drug discovery, precision medicine, and healthcare delivery. But what tools will turn the […]

A Healthcare & Life Sciences Guide to AWS re:Invent 2023

A Healthcare and Life Sciences Guide to AWS re:Invent 2023

Throughout 2023, we’ve witnessed an acceleration of innovation at the intersection of health and technology. And with this year’s AWS re:Invent right around the corner, industry and AWS leaders are preparing to share their cutting edge technologies, use cases, and breakthroughs fueled by integrated data strategies, machine learning, and generative AI. Running November 27 through […]

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Improve Patient Safety Intelligence Using AWS AI/ML Services

Today, healthcare organizations rely on a combination of automated and manual processes to compose, review, and classify patient safety reports. These reports are entered manually by front-line clinicians into the RL Datix reporting system. This entry includes both discrete data points as well as a free-text narrative. Although the data collection process may begin with […]

Partnerships extend Just Walk Out technology to more colleges and universities

Partnerships extend Just Walk Out technology to more colleges and universities

In September 2022, Texas A&M University became the first higher education institution to launch Just Walk Out technology at its sports venue, Kyle Field. Three “March In, March Out” stores were installed, offering fans products like snacks, chips, soda, water, and alcoholic beverages. The stadium is one of the 10 highest capacity stadiums in the […]

AWS increases scalability of Epic database performance

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has increased maximum sizing of global references per second (GRefs/s) for Epic on AWS customers.  AWS now supports operational database workloads of up to 42 million GRefs/s.  This represents a 61% GRefs/s increase from the previous AWS GRefs/s sizing announcement.  This step-change in scalability, delivered on the R6in instance, represents […]