In recent years, companies have extracted an unprecedented amount of information from ‘big data’. Big data has the potential to revolutionise various industries, influencing better decision-making in order to improve business outcomes (Gandomi & Haider, 2015). Organisations must continually update their capacity to store and interpret data using the latest data science tools in order to gain a greater understanding of the patterns and trends that they wish to exploit. Perhaps the most notable industry where big data can be used to great effect is healthcare, as the benefits of analysing big data from eHealth such as electronic health records…

Lachlan McGowan