“China Healthcare Big Data Conference 2017 & Inaugural Ceremony of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center” Held in Beijing

2017-04-13

On April 13-14, 2017, “China Healthcare Big Data Conference 2017 & Inaurural Ceremony of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center” was held at Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, Beijing. The conference was organized by CAMS&PUMC, co-organized by Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, and jointly sponsored by CAMS Health Science Popularization Research Center, CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center, and Beijing Municipal Center for Diseases Prevention and Control.


 


The venue of China Healthcare Big Data Conference 2017


President Xuetao Cao was the first to deliver a speech at this conference. He said, in the context of China’s big-data strategy, CAMS&PUMC sets up CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center, aiming to establish a biomedical big data technical support platform and functional application platform by pooling resources and talents in the process of IT application of medical technologies and research on lifeomics, in cooperation with hospitals and research institutes affiliated to CAMS&PUMC.

 

 

President XuetaoCao Delivereda Speech at the Conference

 

Afterwards, President Xuetao Cao, Vice President Zhongwei Zheng, Jianwei Wang (Director of Department of Research Administration), and Taijiao Jiang (Director of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center) attended the Founding Ceremony of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center. CAMS Biomedical Big Data Centeris an integral part of National Scientific Data Sharing Platform for Population and Health (http://www.ncmi.cn/) as advocated by Depei Liu, a CAS academician and former president of CAMS. Academician Depei Liu and Professor Taijiao Jiang serve as Chairman and Director of Academic Committee of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center, respectively.

 

 

Inaugural Ceremony of “CAMS Biomedical BigDataCenter”

 

Runsheng Chen, a CAS academician, made a wonderful speech entitled Genome, Big Data and Precision Medicine. In his opinion, precision medicine refers to a combination of omic big data and medicine, which applies big data on genome, proteome and genophore in the current medical practice so as to improve the efficiency of medical practice, diagnosis, and treatment in three-pronged manner. Tao Dai, Deputy Director of the Development Center for Medical Science and Technology under National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China, gave an on-the-spot analysis on Concepts and Key Tasks of Healthy China Strategy, expounded on concepts and key tasks of “Healthy China Strategy” in an all-round way from the perspective of national policies, and put forward new ideas on proceeding from macro heath and macro sanitation and integrating health into all policies, with a view to establishing social, economic and living environments that are beneficial to health. Taijiao Jiang, Director of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center, made a wonderful speech entitled Analysis and Mining of Medical Big Data, and introduced development goals and orientation of CAMS Biomedical Big Data Center, as well as forecasting and early warning for infectious diseases by means of biomedical big data mining.

 

 

Runsheng Chen, Academician of CAS


 

Tao Dai, Deputy Director of the Development Center for Medical Science and Technology under National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China

 

 

Taijiao Jiang, Director of CAMS Biomedical BigDataCenter

 

This grand event brought together more than 1,000 persons, including leaders, experts, entrepreneurs, insiders, and other guests from China’s medical sector. This conference attracted wide attention from the medical sector and the whole society.

 

 

(CAMS Health Science Popularization Research Center)