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Big Data Meets Big Medicine: Machine Learning, Black-Box Algorithms, and the Future of Health Care Analytics

What is "big data" and how will it transform the practice of medicine as we know it? How can computer science, machine learning, and large patient data sets be used to change clinical decision-making? What are the ethical, legal, fiscal, and practical implications? When science fiction becomes science fact, what can we expect in the next few years, and how can we prepare ourselves and our patients for better or for worse?