6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
Drugs can be expensive, difficult to research, hard to get approved, and, according to a recent report, don’t work on large parts of the population. These factors likely put a great deal of pressure on pharmaceutical companies to research drugs that have the highest probability of turning a profit rather than those that could help the most people.
But this paradigm may be shifting with the help of IT and big data.