Better medicine, brought to you by big data — Cloud Computing News

Some concrete examples of how ‘big data’ is improving medicine and healthcare:

  1. Genomics
  2. Business intelligence for doctors to analyse hospital-wide data
  3. Semantic search to improve search results (more plain language search)
  4. Hadoop (?) for everything – identifying unsuspected adverse side effects from multi-drug combinations, or analysing medical images
  5. IMB’s Watson diagnostic tool
  6. Getting ahead of disease by identifying predictors
  7. Data scientist in residence
  8. Crowdsourced science – see PatientsLikeMe website

Worth a quick read.

Better medicine, brought to you by big data — Cloud Computing News.

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