Survey analysis: Big data is a big deal

Healthcare IT News recently polled its readers to see if big data is on their organizations’ radar. Most respondents said they have their eyes on big data.

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Big data encourages the sharing of medical data for research purposes, reforming medical malpractice systems and empowering patients.

The date range of the survey was May 9, 2012 to May 30, 2012.