Big Data, Analytics Likely To Reshape Health Care Industry
The analysis of large data sets could help health care providers and policymakers make better health care decisions and predict future trends. For example, big data could help insurers revamp how they predict costs and allow patients to inform physicians about which medications will not work with their particular genomes. However, several barriers remain with the use of big data, including privacy concerns and a lack of awareness among patients.
- "Analysis of Huge Data Sets Will Reshape Health Care" (Kennedy, USA Today, 11/24).