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Joel Selanikio:
The big-data revolution in healthcare

TEDxAustin · 16:18 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Collecting global health data is an imperfect science: Workers tramp through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, write the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this messy, gappy information, countries and NGOs need to make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change in collecting health data in the past decade — starting with the PalmPilot and Hotmail, and now moving into the cloud.

Health and technology activist
Dr. Joel Selanikio combines technology and data to help solve global health challenges. Full bio
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