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Lucila Ohno: Big Data | What It Means To You

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Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado of UC San Diego shows how electronic health records from billions of doctor’s visits could help scientists learn what therapies work best for patients with specific profiles—if used in a way that preserves patient privacy. UC San Diego is at the forefront of the “learning health-care system” revolution, finding patterns in health-care and genomic data by using supercomputers and multidisciplinary teams of experts in medicine, informatics, computer science, statistics and engineering. Ohno-Machado describes recent biomedical-informatics advancements and ways in which UC San Diego will lead the path to better health. She is presented as part of the UC San Diego Founders Symposium 2014. Recorded on 11/13/2014. Series: “UC San Diego Founders’ Symposium” [Health and Medicine].