Public and private insurers are spending millions of dollars on “big data” – using advanced technology to predict people’s future health care needs based on their interactions with doctors, hospitals and pharmacies, as well as information gleaned from other sources, such as social media.
Public and private insurers are spending millions of dollars on “big data” – using advanced technology to predict people’s future health care needs based on their interactions with doctors, hospitals and pharmacies, as well as information gleaned from other sources, such as social media. Alan Brandt Associated Press file
Public and private insurers are spending millions of dollars on “big data” – using advanced technology to predict people’s future health care needs based on their interactions with doctors, hospitals and pharmacies, as well as information gleaned from other sources, such as social media. Alan Brandt Associated Press file

‘Big data’ could mean big problems for our health care privacy

October 13, 2016 06:30 PM

UPDATED October 14, 2016 05:00 PM

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