Chapter 3

Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: A Critical Analysis

Dibya Jyoti Bora    School of Computing Sciences, Kaziranga University, Jorhat, India


In the current day’s healthcare system, the adaptation of digitization of medical data, such as data related to patients’ diagnosis, generates a big volume of data in a short period of time. To analyze this huge volume of medical data, we need techniques that have the power of statistical analysis to predict or extract hidden important information out of the data. Therefore, the need for big data analytics in healthcare imaging has increased more rapidly. In this chapter, an analytical study on big data analytics in healthcare is carried out. This study includes all possible terminology ...

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