Machine Learning and Big Data in Healthcare

This brief article from the Healthcare Informatics website suggests one of the next phases arising from the explosive growth in the Image from iStockphotocollection and use of healthcare data – machine learning, and it mentions the “Accenture Healthcare Technology Vision 2015” report as the source of that prediction.  Machine learning will, in turn, lead to better clinical decision making and health outcomes. One of the predicted outcomes, based on current experience, is the wider use of wearable technology to more fully engage patients and personalize care.