Spotlight: Cancer center wins leadership award in big data category


Headquartered at the University of South Florida, the Moffitt Cancer Center is now a recipient of the Ventana Research 2012 Leadership Award, an honor given to organizations for their approach to business through the progressive use of information technology. Moffitt was recognized in the "Big Data" category for its success in the area of health and research informatics. Moffitt was among more than 26 organizations and individuals worldwide to be recognized at an event in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 8. The Moffitt Cancer Center employs more than 4,200 workers who specialize in patient care and cancer research.