Case Study: The Kidney Cancer Association Builds a Next-Gen Clinical Data Federation

August 22, 2023

Despite significant advances in the past few decades, many kidney cancer treatments aren’t effective for patients. These patients are counting on research breakthroughs to ensure longer, better lives.

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5 Takeaways for the Future of AI in Healthcare

July 26, 2023

Artificial intelligence is moving at light speed. How is the healthcare industry implementing this game-changing technology without putting patients — and their data — at risk? Members of the Array Insights team joined the Fatty Liver Foundation (FLF) to tackle this topic. FLF is a leading patient advocacy organization focused on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and it’s more advanced form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) — conditions that affect more than…

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Machine Learning Has Enormous Potential For Patient-Centric Groups — But It’s Not Without Risks

July 19, 2023

By Kanchana Padmanabhan Kanchana Padmanabhan is Vice President of Engineering & Product at Array Insights. Dr. Padmanabhan, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University, brings deep experience in productizing machine learning solutions that serve the data needs of clients. During her Ph.D. work she developed biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to Array Insights, Dr. Padmanabhan was director of machine learning at Kinaxis (after the company…

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When “Free” Patient Registries Aren’t Really Free

July 13, 2023

Authored by Troy Keyser, Vice President of Partnerships at Array Insights. There’s no such thing as a free lunch — and there’s certainly no such thing as a “free” patient data registry. Leaders of patient advocacy organizations are typically laser-focused on their goals: amplifying the voices of their patients and championing efforts that reduce or eliminate the impact of their disease. These are noble missions. They’re difficult to achieve when…

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To Deploy or Not to Deploy: LLMs in Healthcare and Beyond

July 7, 2023

Technical Experts — Shoptalk Series: Array Insights is fortunate to have a team of dedicated and passionate data scientists and engineers working to advance patient-centric AI research. Our ‘Technical Experts – Shoptalk Series’ is a place for our technical experts to share their thoughts about emerging technologies, interesting use-cases, and other topics that intersect with the mission of Array Insights, without necessarily translating all the nitty-gritty details and acronyms for…

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Spotlight Series – Data Ethics and Patient Advocacy Organizations: Q&A with Christopher Scalchunes of the Immune Deficiency Foundation

June 29, 2023

The conversation around patient data ethics is changing every single day. As the stewards of the patient data ecosystem, patient advocacy organizations are coordinating disparate researcher needs to prioritize the data that supports mission-based research. Because of this important role, it’s essential for these organizations to stay on the cutting edge of the patient data, ethics and privacy landscape The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) is a nonprofit health organization that’s…

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Array Insights Launches a Data Federation Platform To Help Advance Collaborative Health Research

June 27, 2023

Formerly known as Secure AI Labs (SAIL), the company helps patient advocacy organizations accelerate their research goals with technology that puts patient privacy first. CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / JUNE, 27, 2023 – Clinical breakthroughs are fueled by patient data. The medical community needs ways to connect researchers to valuable patient data sets — without engaging with data brokers that might make patient data available to third parties for profit….

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Introducing Array Insights – New Look, Same Goal: Advance Clinical Research and Prioritize Patient Privacy and Data Security

June 27, 2023

From Anne Kim, Co-Founder and CEO of Array Insights We’re thrilled to announce Array Insights! Patient data drives clinical advancements. For the medical industry to access valuable patient data sets, secure and privacy-preserving methods to link researchers are necessary. Over the past few years, we have been committed to advancing encryption technology and enabling secure data collaboration. We have worked extensively with patient advocacy groups, clinical researchers, and hospitals to…

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Building a Next-Gen Clinical Data Federation: Q&A with Gretchen E. Vaughan of the Kidney Cancer Association

April 25, 2023

What does it mean to be a leading patient advocacy group? For the Kidney Cancer Association, the mission is clear: “serving and empowering patients and caregivers, and leading change through advocacy, research and education.” Through a unique and robust clinical data strategy, the KCA provides an example of how a next-generation patient advocacy group can enable much-needed breakthroughs. Many kidney cancer treatments are ineffective: only about 25-40% of kidney cancer…

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The Ethical Use of Patient Data

April 13, 2023

Contributors: Anne Kim, Miguel Morachimo and Christopher Scalchunes, MPA Medicine should be developed and designed for everyone. Unfortunately, many of our medical treatments don’t account for the diversity of conditions in our communities. We’re missing out on positive health outcomes because our care options aren’t as representative as they need to be. Our country has a long history of medical and clinical abuse and negligence when it comes to underrepresented…

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