July 2019
Volume 60, Issue 9
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ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   July 2019
Implications of Big Data: Potential impacts on research, patient care, and policy
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Anne L Coleman
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Santa Monica, California, United States
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    Commercial Relationships   Anne Coleman, None
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 2019, Vol.60, 16. doi:
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      Anne L Coleman; Implications of Big Data: Potential impacts on research, patient care, and policy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2019;60(9):16.

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Abstract

Presentation Description : One way to describe big data is data that does not fit on an excel spreadsheet. In vision research, there are many potential uses and applications of big data in research, patient care, and health policy. There is, however, a tension between individual privacy and the new knowledge that can be gained from big data. Examples of the impacts of big data and the ethical tensions in its use will be given to help participants understand the implications of working, using, and contributing to big data in their research.

This abstract was presented at the 2019 ARVO Annual Meeting, held in Vancouver, Canada, April 28 - May 2, 2019.

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