BIG DATA & HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS: A HIMSS EVENT
BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 23-24, 2017
Imagine someone bought you a big, shiny new car – before you learned to drive. That’s a little bit like what’s happened in healthcare: Organizations have made huge investments in technology to generate untold amounts of data, but comparatively little in tools to make sense of it all.
In this opening keynote, computational biologist and genome scientist, John Quackenbush examines this current state of affairs and asks: What must we do to make data accessible in ways that people want to use it? How do we get the most value out of the data we have?
Along the way, he’ll explain why data is destined to fundamentally change healthcare.
"When you look at the great scientific revolutions,” he said, “it's data that drives discovery. We all think we know about how the universe operates, but when you start to get empirical data, you realize how incomplete our understanding truly is.”