Big Data Changes How We Get Well

Big Data , Gerd's Reads , Medical and Health , Updates

A recent McKinsey & Company report traced the expansion of computer-based information systems, and the electronic medical records they create, in both the physician’s office and the hospital.

  • More than 50% of doctor’s offices now handle patient records electronically.
  • Nearly 75% of hospitals do so as well.
  • 45% of hospitals exchange the data they gather with each other on a local and regional level.

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Gerd Leonhard


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