The Washington Post reports on what big data can do for healthcare, and the policy journal Health Affairs recently dedicated an issue to how such information capabilities can help the industry become more efficient. Jason Millman, a columnist for The Post, writes, “The same way that shopping websites can predict what you want to buy, healthcare organizations could use big data to take better care of you,” adding, however, “there don’t appear to be any accepted standards yet for how patients agree to have their information used with predictive analytics”—something pointed out in one specific Health Affairs article. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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