How big data is shaping the future of general practice

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The GPs at Dr Malcolm Clark’s group practice in suburban Melbourne felt confident in their management of diabetic patients. Then they received a data report that got them thinking.

“When we got the data back we could see this smaller group that we could do a better job with,” Dr Clark says. “We were able to identify patients who were good at dealing with their diabetes and those who were not.”

The data in question was in the form of a report produced by MedicineInsight, a data collection, storage and analysis

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