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Healthcare Cloud Concerns Center on Privacy
NBC Bay Area

Imagine a world with a lot less guesswork when it comes to your doctor’s visit or where you can avoid a trip to the emergency room – some experts say that world is just around the corner, all thanks to technology that’s been used in other industries for years. From booking air travel to banking, data mining has helped to improve the consumer experience online. Now, it’s time for healthcare to catch up.

That’s according to people like Dr. Nigam Shah, an assistant professor with the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research.