№1, 2017


Makrufa Sh. Hajirahimova

Currently, Big data has become one of the driving forces of the development of information society. Big-data have the potential to transform health care. In this article, the essence of big data is described, the sources, possibilities of big data are interpreted in healthcare. Some created problems of big data in healthcare are also analyzed. The security issues of personal medical information is reviewed, recommendations related to the development of the healthcare sector are given (pp.64-72).

Keywords: Big Data, healthcare, e-medicine, genom, biomedicine, telemedicine, electronic health records, personal medical data.
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