The REFS technology is intended to analyze data and then create predictive models, which can show how a given treatment or combination of treatments will likely affect a patient's outcome. That information can then be used by doctors and patients to decide a course of treatment given the patient's individual circumstances.
"Rapidly increasing costs are crippling America's health care system. We have to bend the cost curve and this supercomputing technology represents a major breakthrough," said
According to the release, REFS has previously been used in the development of pharmaceutical solutions. Also, REFS reportedly is being used to understand adverse drug reactions and hospital readmissions among congestive heart failure (CHF) patients at
"The healthcare system is at a turning point and knowing what works for whom is of paramount importance,” said
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