Data Science for Child Health

Journal of Pediatrics
May 2019 Volume 208, p1-306


Medical Progress
Data Science for Child Health
Tellen D. Bennett, Tiffany J. Callahan, James A. Feinstein, Debashis Ghosh, Saquib A. Lakhani, Michael C. Spaeder, Stanley J. Szefler, Michael G. Kahn
Published online: January 24, 2019
Data science has revolutionized industry and academic fields including marketing,1 astronomy,2 and computer vision.3 It has not yet impacted medicine and biomedical research to the same degree. However, many observers4-6 believe that data science will improve the ability of health care systems to deliver personalized medicine,7 population health,8 and public health.9