Monika Blaumueller: The next revolution in humanitarian aid

About this talk: An algorithm diagnosed the first Ebola outbreak nine days before the World Health Organization announced it. Earlier detection could have had a significant impact on better containing the outbreak. This is just one of the examples of potentially game-changing big data applications in healthcare explored by Monika Blaumueller.

About this speaker

Monika Blaumueller is a consultant at IBM, focusing on integrated solutions to transform healthcare delivery. Her Distributed Curriculum Model for restructuring healthcare education was endorsed by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services and was sent by the State Department to 57 international posts. She was also named an honorary member of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Supercourse Faculty for her contributions to the continuing education of healthcare practitioners in Africa and Asia.

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