It’s not hard to find examples of how Big Data analytics and artificial intelligence are re-defining healthcare.
Cerner integrates Electronic Medical Records and other files in a Cloudera Hadoop “Data Hub” that has saved lives by spotting bloodstream infections. IBM Watson, meanwhile, reviews millions of patient cases to diagnose a variety of medical conditions and prescribe personalized treatment plans.
Software like this exceeds the processing capacity of any doctor, which raises questions about the future of doctors and nurses.
And this job uncertainty is part of a larger trend that we’re still figuring out....