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Report: HPC Could Spur Innovation in Health Care

 

This week the Council on Competitivenes and DARPA released a case study highlighting the potential for HPC to spur innovative solutions for the challenges facing the health care industry.

“Today’s advanced computational capabilities are essential, given the fact that the scale, complexity and availability of the data derived from DNA sequencing machines and other sources such as observational claims and diagnoses data has progressed tremendously in the last five to ten years,” says GNS Healthcare President and CEO Colin Hill. “We have this strong conviction that the major game-changing advances in the biomedical sciences, drug development and patient care will not occur on a short time-scale without the extreme use of supercomputing.”

The report is one of ten case studies to be released under the project with DARPA. The purpose of the case study series is to address the challenges facing the U.S. manufacturing sector and how the use of HPC can increase national productivity and competitiveness. Read the Full Story.

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