Future Directions

  • Christo El Morr
  • Hossam Ali-Hassan
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Health Care Management and Economics book series (BRIEFSHEALTHCARE)


This concluding chapter focuses on three trends that will affect the future direction of healthcare analytics. Artificial intelligence (AI), which was covered earlier, will be revisited along with the Internet of Things (IoT). The chapter then introduces the concept of big data with its characteristics, known as Vs. The chapter then covers key benefits that are expected from big data analytics in the healthcare industry. The chapter touches upon some ethical concerns, future trends, suggestions for experimenting with healthcare analytics demos, a conclusion, and a list of references.


Artificial intelligence (AI) Machine learning Internet of Things (IoT) Big data Ethics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christo El Morr
    • 1
  • Hossam Ali-Hassan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Health Policy and ManagementYork UniversityTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of International StudiesGlendon College, York UniversityTorontoCanada

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