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ind_lsh_glb_ho_674_hiDoctors use high-end analytics to diagnose and treat patient conditions by mining massive clinical information from electronic medical records (EMRs). Analytical tools take into account patients’ genetic profiles to suggest the best treatment options and explore alternate treatments based on the experiences of others with similar symptoms and genetic profiles. Sewage analysis is used to predict likely health conditions caused by pathogens and prepare in advance to prevent major outbreaks. 2020 sees the creation of warehouses of health data that use big-data analytics to identify patterns and inform public health decisions and research.

See: Comparative Effectiveness Research in the United States


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