Big data is just the medicine for doctors to combat illness
Big data technology is proving useful for doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Watson for Oncology, developed by IBM, is one such program that helps doctors identify key information on cancer, and is being used in 11 hospitals in China. Some Chinese hospitals and companies have developed their own technologies that diagnose and treat patients with the help of artificial intelligence. China Daily will explore the latest development in the sector with in-depth stories.