With increasing frequency, we hear more and more people in the health space claim that they are putting “big data” in “the cloud.”
In the past, most big data opportunities were limited; only analysts at large businesses dealt with them. However, mobile technology is expanding the reach and impact of big data sets, empowering individuals domestically and internationally. Now, health-related applications and technology are starting to saturate the market with ways to track activity, analyze data and change behaviors.
As the costs for collecting data decrease and the questions asked of the data increase,