Do We Really Want To Separate Clinical Data Gathering and Data Analysis?

from THCB at on January 31, 2016 at 07:57AM

By DAVID SHAYWITZ, MD At the core of the controversy ignited by the recent New England Journal of Medicine(NEJM) editorial comparing data scientists to parasites brings is the emergence of data science as a distinct discipline, and the question of how it should relate to traditional academic clinical research (I’ve discussed the editorial here and the