Big data in health care

Runtime: 2016-2020
Client: Financed by ESHPM

Project description

This project examines the epistemological claims of Big Data. The key question this project addresses is whether Big Data will change evidence generation in healthcare. The project includes a systematic review of editorials in scientific journal to distinguish the different discourses of Big Data in health care. In addition to the review, several case studies and an auto-ethnography will be conducted to study the epistemological claims of Big Data in everyday practice.


Marthe Stevens MsC.  Prof. Antoinette de Bont Phd and Rik Wehrens Phd supervise the project.

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