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Why data is important for the Health and care sector

Why data is important for the Health and care sector.

This discussion with Steve, Marilyn, Dr John Levine, Dr Kerem Akartunali and Janette Hughes outlines how important data is for the health and care sector now and in the future.

It outlines areas where improvements can occur in general to provide positive benefits. The video takes a look at how data can be used for preventive and prediction, improving the patient experience, how the daily life of people and patients can be improved and also how data can be used in medical research.

The discussion outlines that new techniques with managing data including artificial intelligence (AI) can lead to better outcomes in general and support wider outcomes. AI can also be used to monitor data from patients to understand when a patient’s health is declining.

The discussion also illustrates how data can support the delivery of care to individuals using individual specific data as well as trends and data from wider groups to infer meaningful findings on how to improve care to individual patients.

Pick one of the techniques or opportunities described in the video. Do you find it exciting? Do you have any concerns? Please explain your reasoning in the comments.

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