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Article Looks at Big Data in Medicine, Quotes Scripps Expert

Steven Steinhubl, MD, says wireless devices will be big source of patient data


Steven Steinhubl, MD, director of digital medicine at the Scripps Translational Science Institute, said health systems have just begun to scratch the surface of what they potentially can learn from collecting and analyzing large amounts of individualized data from patients, according to a recent article by CIO.com.

The report was triggered by efforts at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia to use computer analyses of patient data to predict which ones were at risk of developing sepsis, a dangerous blood infection.

Read the article: Big Data Makes a Difference at Penn Medicine

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