About the Conference
February 9 to February 11, 2020 at the South Carolina Convention Center, Columbia, SC
The University of South Carolina’s National Big Data Health Science Conference is a signature annual event of the UofSC Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC). The theme for the 2020 Conference: Unlocking the Power of Big Data in Health – Partnerships among Industry, Government, and Academia
The UofSC Big Data Health Science Center is funded by the UofSC Excellence Initiative in 2019. The goals of the BDHSC are to leverage the existing expertise and resources in Big Data science and healthcare research at UofSC, promote the utilization of Big Data analytics in healthcare research, academic training, and services improvement, and accelerate the transformation of UofSC into a global leader in Big Data Health Science. The BDHSC has five strategic objectives: Infrastructural and capacity development; Professional development; Community/industry engagement; Academic training; and Methodological advances.
The BDHSC currently consists of five content cores (electronic health records, social media, genomics, geospatial, and nano-biomaterials) and two supporting hubs (technology and business entrepreneurship) with participation of more than 40 faculty members from 10 UofSC schools/units.
About the South Carolina Big Data Health Science Network (BDHSNET)
The BDHSNET is composed of members across the State of South Carolina (SC) from a variety of disciplines who for the most part are actively engaged in utilizing Big Data in health science research, or are in leadership roles aimed at promoting, and/or making strategic use of data and analytics for health care policy and practice.
Supported by both the SC SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ) and the UofSC Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC), BDHSNET will promote the interdisciplinary and inter-sector collaborations in cutting-edge research and discovery, professional development and academic training, and technology commercialization and entrepreneurship.
The BDHSNET Listserv will serve as a virtual platform to facilitate the communications and collaborations among the network members. If you are interested or know of other colleagues or friends who might be interested in joining the BDHSNET, please complete the Expression of Interest Form or contact BDHSNET Listserv Manager Ms. Anu Pria Roy at ANUPRIA@email.sc.edu or 803-777-8615 for more information.