Healthcare in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges


for Members

Healthcare in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday, October 24 - Thursday, October 25, 2018

The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York

Presented By

NYU School of Medicine

The New York Academy of Sciences


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Data analysis for medical research is no longer restricted to the doctor’s office or the traditional clinical trial. Health outcomes may be predicted by information from wearable devices, at-home genetic testing kits, insurance databases, web searches, or even a cell phone’s GPS. As a result, business models in healthcare are experiencing a fundamental period of disruption, and new players are entering the space from tech, e-commerce, and beyond. But with this integration of big data comes a fresh set of ethical concerns, as those lengthy user agreements that are easily scrolled past might enroll individuals into a study — unbeknownst to them. Join the New York Academy of Sciences and NYU School of Medicine for a free 2-day symposium exploring the ethical risks and rewards of incorporating big data into the healthcare landscape, and discuss how to navigate recruitment and consent; privacy protection and data ownership; corporate responsibility and compliance; and more in this new era of medicine and research.


Registration opening soon. Watch this space, and follow us on Twitter @NYASciences for updates!

This symposium was made possible with support from