The Big Data Revolution is About to Change How We See the NHS Forever
Later this year England will become the first country to roll out whole genome screening to patients being treated for cancer or rare diseases.
Much of medicine is about information — the data that helps doctors make the right choices about our treatment. So how will the revolution in big data impact complex healthcare systems like the NHS?
In a world of smartphones and messaging, will we need to sit in the GP’s waiting room surrounded by other people with their coughs and colds — or will patients fight for the right to maintain a personal relationship with their doctor?
With the rise of the robots — should we be trusting humans with their shaky hands to slice us open, or is it time to hand over the scalpel to the machines?
Have a listen to the discussion on the latest episode of the Telegraph’s Technology Intelligence Podcast below.