Executive Health Administration

New Year, New Science, New Hope

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Zen Vuong posted in Information Technology, Big Data

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Big data could be the new hope for the future of health.

The curation and analysis of health data may lead to new ways of treating diseases, USC researchers say in public awareness film. If more people were willing to share their health data on mobile devices, scientists could organize the gaggle of information into shared databases and perhaps bring about the next era of medical breakthroughs, researchers said in a social change film. The curation and analysis of  terabytes of health data may enable David B. Agus, a professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, to tell his patients that hope exists.

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