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Jakarta Post

Health care 4.0: Challenges and opportunities

  • Juhaeri Muchtar


Jakarta   /   Wed, March 6, 2019   /  12:08 pm
Health care 4.0: Challenges and opportunities Illustration of information technology (IT). (Shutterstock/File)

The digital era has come with new advanced information technology (IT) and data sources over the last decade, resulting in a massive shift in the paradigm of how this new technology is being used for different purposes. Politicians in the United States and Europe have been using new advanced analytics to analyze different data sources to have a better understanding of voters’ views on different issues that include the economy, defense, gun control, social programs as well as health policies such as Medicare and Medicaid. This knowledge is very helpful in shaping their policy and to ensure their own political gains. The disruptions are happening in the field of health too. There has been a big movement toward a utilization of IT to solve different health problems and to inform the decision-making process to solve these problems. For example, in 2015, the US Food and Drug Admin...

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