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Where Big Data makes a Big Difference in Healthcare

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 22, 2015 9:00:44 AM / by ICDK posted in Health IT, Life Science, Big data, Healthcare, IoT

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One of the unstated facts of medicine is that we don’t always understand the relationship between treatments and outcomes. For example, the U.S. spends over $2.6 trillion on health care every year, including over $600 billion in unexplained variations in treatments: in other words treatments that cause no differences in outcomes. This is where big data analytics, coupled with the right educational interventions, can make a huge difference to healthcare outcomes.

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