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5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Learn Data Science

May 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

Data science and artificial intelligence are no longer buzz words in the biomedical research community. Physicians and other caregivers are increasingly being encouraged by hospitals and health insurance companies to utilize low-resolution dense biometric data captured using wearable medical devices. However classical healthcare heavily relies on high accuracy sparse datasets, i.e. patients are expected to get a thorough medical checkup once in a while, as opposed to continuous monitoring of a handful of vital parameters. The most significant impact of data science will be in helping physicians extract clinically relevant information from such dense low-quality data sets.

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