Big data seems to be the answer to everything these days. It's especially attractive as a way to disrupt large, traditional industries that were built before we had the ability to connect people and information.
Some industry experts say that without a doubt, the healthcare system in America is broken. Many reasons are given. Some say it’s a result of long-running, compounding fractures of competing interests, disconnected payment schemes, rival financial motives, poor visibility to costs, massive amounts of regulatory rules and requirements, complex layering of protocol and training, and the list sadly goes on and on… And all of this mess is in the context of high-stakes, literal life-and-death nature