With the proliferation of biomedical research “megaprojects,” we are collecting massive amounts of data that present a challenge to the scientists who seek to make sense of and harness that data.
“It’s a beautiful day to save lives. Let’s have some fun,” so says Dr. Derek Shepherd (of “Grey’s Anatomy” fame) and with a smile on his face, gets on with his day’s activities—to help patients heal. I haven’t seen many doctors work, except in “Grey’s Anatomy,” but I have interacted with a couple of them.
With the proliferation of modern technology, the problem isn’t having enough data—it’s having the right people find the right data in time before an emergency develops.
This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. This week’s guest post discusses developing a data analytics workforce.
…the Empire would have won. Unfortunately for the Empire, its understanding of data was poor.
By Daniel J. Solove