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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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Before my internship I worked in research and development in a semi government institution that dealt with handing large amounts of data from intensive care units all over the country. It is amazing to see applications, handling massive data. A seemi...
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Our technology never failed to make our lives easier. Soon, it will surely be adapted as a paperless hospital premises and will be using what technology can offer. However, upto now it is still an issue on how to protect its users specifically our pa...
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Google Flu Trends is invented by engineers at google to monitor people trying to diagnose flu themselves before an actual outbreak was registered.
After many years of success and popularity, unfortunately, as the project progressed, this associat...
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