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3 Areas of Focus for Big Data in Healthcare

At the heart of most emerging healthcare technologies is data. We now live in a world in which little can be done without either collecting or analyzing data, particularly in the medical field. We consistently reap the benefits when big dat …

Big Data in Medicine Is All About Questions

“Big Data” is justifiably one of the most exciting new tools available to various industries today, including medical science. Given that a portion of the work we do at Rock West Solutions is focused on the healthcare sector, we have a …

Improving Big Data by Improving the Data Field

When implementing big data, a frequently used strategy is harvesting all data possible and then finding ways to extract the most helpful metrics for purposes of analysis later. While this does generate a large volume of data, it is not unco …

3 Ways Big Data Makes Industry More Efficient

Completely shifting an industry paradigm poses many challenges, the most problematic being industry-wide acceptance. Many credit Henry Ford with revolutionizing the manufacturing world with his assembly line that allowed mass production of …

Big Data’s Contribution to Precision Healthcare

Just as a corporation can improve its products and services by analyzing data and using relevant data points to steer future action, the healthcare industry can leverage big data in future decisions to the improvement of personalized medici …

Big Data and AI: Why Robots Can’t Replace Us… Yet

New York Times contributors Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, both scientists, made an interesting observation about artificial intelligence (AI) in an op-ed piece published on May 18. According to Marcus and Davis, AI is harder to achieve than …