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Using big data analytics in healthcare research: Google Flu Trends and other projects
 

Using big data analytics in healthcare research: Google Flu Trends and other projects

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Big Data analytics are increasingly being employed in many areas of healthcare, such as big real-time tracking projects, and the monitoring and analysing of vital bodily signs. In a prime example, engineers at Google observed that there would be a spike in searches on flu symptoms as people tried to diagnose themselves before an actual outbreak was registered, and they put together a web tool known as Google Flu Trends in 2008.
 
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5 Jan 2017 - General