Using ‘big data’ to assess impacts of health conditions

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New Zealand is making rapid strides in the smart use of big data to improve health information for decision-makers. Healthier Lives principal investigator Professor Tony Blakely and colleagues examine a Treasury working paper: The Employment and Income Effects of Eight Chronic and Acute Health Conditions.

Read the full article:
NZ’s Smart Use of Big Data: Employment and Income Impacts of Selected Health Conditions (Public Health Expert blog)

Researcher profile:
Professor Tony Blakely

Healthier Live’s big data research:
Capitalising on New Zealand’s health data