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Big Data Revolution in Healthcare

The world of healthcare is currently undergoing a revolutionary transformation using a huge collection of information known as "Big Data". A hospital in Japan halved a length of stays for cancer patients by analyzing 170,000 components of data from blood pressure, food intake and even the number of restroom visits. Furthermore, it's becoming possible to more accurately predict the onset of diseases by utilizing big data analytics. Learn how big data is transforming the front line of healthcare.