Permea Blog


July 4, 2022

How does data analytics influence precision medicine?

There are myriad ways in which the use of data analytics can benefit the healthcare sector – and none more so than the field of precision medicine. In this blog post, we’re talking about how this exciting concept can shake up existing approaches to treatment, addressing issues of ethics and consent and exploring the impact this will have on real-world patients.


June 27, 2022

How can natural language processing benefit post-pandemic mental healthcare services?

It’s no surprise that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on existing gaps in mental healthcare services, highlighting issues with current approaches to treatment alongside areas for improvement – but how can data analytics fix this? In this blog post, we’ll explore the ways in which healthcare providers can harness the power of artificial intelligence and natural language processing to shake up existing systems, improving access to quality care and developing new forms of support in line with post-pandemic needs and expectations.


June 20, 2022

How can data analytics be leveraged as a health inequity solution?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare issues of health inequity not only across Germany, but also on a global scale. Medical deserts and pockets of limited or non-existent provision of both specialised and basic healthcare are becoming more apparent, with individuals in certain regions unable to access appropriate care.


May 30, 2022

What exactly is a distributed approach to clinical AI regulation?

There’s a growing conversation surrounding the concept of AI regulation within healthcare – but what exactly does this term refer to, and how can it be applied in a clinical setting? In this blog post, we’ll unpack this definition whilst exploring how it can be used ethically and responsibly to shake up the research and development process, benefitting a huge number of individuals across a wide spectrum of indications.


May 23, 2022

What are the four main types of data analysis?

We’re big on data analysis at Permea, and if you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ll definitely have heard us talk about a wide variety of types of analytics – but what are the main branches within this field, what exactly is the difference between them? In this blog post, we’ll unpack the four primary types of data analytics and explore how they can be used in real-world contexts to shake up the future of healthcare.


May 9, 2022

How can population health improve through data analytics?

We’ve talked about how data analytics has the potential to improve the lives of individuals on the Permea blog before, but how exactly can this concept influence population health as a whole? In this blog post, we’ll explore the ways in which these small actions add up, and how analytics can affect public health on a much wider scale.


May 2, 2022

How can predictive analytics improve long-term patient outcomes?

There’s been a lot of discussion surrounding the immediate impact data analytics models can have on short-term problems – but what exactly is the outlook for long-term issues? In this blog post, we’ll explore how healthcare providers can harness the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve patient outcomes, taking note of some of the unique challenges and opportunities these models present.


April 25, 2022

How can companies leverage data analytics to offer employees mental health support?

Although it’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered attitudes towards physical health, it’s also provided us with a unique opportunity to reevaluate how we view mental health within our society. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different ways in which organisations can harness the power of data analytics to support employee wellbeing, alongside the technicalities and ethics involved in such an endeavour.


April 18, 2022

Can data analytics transform the healthcare sector post-pandemic?

It’s not exactly surprising that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed not only how we as a society view our health, but also the healthcare sector itself. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different ways in which attitudes towards data analytics and artificial intelligence have shifted over the course of the past two years, and how the industry is embracing these new approaches to improve quality of care and boost equity.


April 4, 2022

What defines good and bad data in the world of analytics?

If you’ve been following the Permea blog for a while, you’ll already be aware of the fact that some data are considered to be better than others. But how exactly do we define “good” and “bad” data, and what difference does this make to the analytics process?


March 28, 2022

Are healthcare providers hesitant to embrace data analytics?

There’s a lot of discussion around whether or not organizations within the healthcare sector are reluctant to incorporate data analytics into their daily business practices – but how accurate is this claim? In today’s blog post, we’ll explore the truth behind this statement, examining the ways in which data analytics might be more ingrained into the industry than you’d initially expect.


March 21, 2022

What impact can AI and data analytics have on neonatal services?

Last week, we looked at the many ways in which the power of artificial intelligence and data analytics can be harnessed to combat ageism in healthcare – but what about the other end of the scale? In today’s blog post, we’re exploring how healthcare providers can use this innovative new technology to improve neonatal services, both pre and post-delivery.