How Healthcare Big Data Can Help with Prevention

What if it were possible to predict that a person would become diabetic within a few years? What if a doctor could diagnose depression before the individual even realized that they were struggling with it? Not so long ago, these questions might have sounded ludicrous. However, big data is making such advances possible. Putting patient […]

Four Areas Where Big Data Can Help Healthcare

Big data is here to stay. Now what? There are many ways that the healthcare industry can make use of this data. Data integration Information about a particular patient may be in a paper chart, on a heart monitor, in a pharmacy, on a hospital computer, or in a file at an urgent care center. […]