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Reasons to care about Big data despite being personal

The impact of big data in health care is tremendous and it has potential impact on every person as well. It helps in the advancement of disease diagnosis and treatment. Big Data is able to determine whether men need to undergo prostate cancer surgery or not, also can assess the risk of heart disease later in life, based on our health status as teenagers. Genomics, the genetic information, aims to discover the basis of heritable traits and understand how genes work to prevent disease and we may soon be able to see Web-based patient profiles that aggregate genomic data with other types of Big Data and produce "risk map" mobile apps that people can download to a smartphone. If it is about the hospital treatment, then also comes the importance of big data which requires the integration of information including admissions, records, nursing, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation and home care. Researchers around the world are investigating ways to access, analyze and apply Big Data in healthcare. Corporations are looking for ways to use it to support their product development. Moreover, regardless of whether it's how patients are treated in the hospital or how they keep themselves healthy at home, they are learning about, interacting with and embracing Big Data .

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