The Impact Of Big Data On Health Care And Its Concealed Way Of Approach

923 Words Nov 14th, 2016 4 Pages
A report delivered to the U.S. Congress in August 2012 defines big data as “large volumes of high velocity, complex, and variable data that require advanced techniques and technologies to enable the capture, storage, distribution, management and analysis of the information (Mike Cottle, 2013). The potential of Big Data allows us to hope to slow the ever-increasing costs of care, help providers practice more effective medicine, empower patients and caregivers, support fitness and preventive self-care, and to dream4 about more personalized medicine (Bonnie Feldman, 2013). This Paper will define on the prospects of the underlying technologies of big data in Health Care and its concealed way of approach to make it more feasible & viable approaches.
The rapid adoption of electronic health records by the US health care system, which is understood be dramatically increasing the quantity of clinical data that are available electronically. Apparently, the rapid progress that has been achieved In clinical analytic –techniques for analyzing large quantities of data and gleaning new insight form that analysis, which is part of what is known as big data. As a result the opportunity to use big data to reduce the costs of health care in United States is unprecedented. A very interesting and important number says “approximately 5 percent of patients account for about 50 percent of all US health care spending” (Bates DW, 2014) . The approach given by them for reducing the costs is to…

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