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UCLA Relies on Breakthrough 'Big Data' Technology from IBM To Help Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Date:3/26/2013

o physicians and nurses of pending changes in the patient's condition, allowing them to take preventive action to keep patients safe from rising brain pressure. For more information on the study click here to view the video: http://youtu.be/bmT6i-fQLck.

The Centers for Disease Control estimates 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury every year. Of those individuals, about 52,000 die, 275,000 are hospitalized, and 1.365 million are treated and released from an emergency department. Research has been underway for several years to monitor and predict critical changes in these patients, but until now it has been difficult to analyze all of the patient data that flows in real-time. UCLA study's will be testing whether recent advances in streaming analytics software can now make this possible in the critical care setting.

UCLA's Department of Neurosurgery was awarded a $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study intracranial pressure and develop a predictive alarm system. The department has been studying the effect of rising intracranial pressure on brain trauma patients for the past eight years. This research is now being expanded with the collaboration of IBM and Excel Medical Electronics.

IBM InfoSphere Streams software, part of IBM's big data platform, can analyze and share data in motion, providing real-time decision making in environments where thousands of decisions can be made every second. EME BedMasterEx analytics software collects, stores, reviews, and distributes patient data from hospital monitors and medical devices. EME collaborated with researchers from IBM's T.J. Watson Laboratory to integrate its application with IBM software and develop an easy-to-use interface for medical staff.

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