Digital health data is growing at such an astronomical rate that its volume is measured in exabytes – 2,314 exabytes, by one projection . (For the record, one exabyte = one billion gigabytes; and “all words ever spoken by human beings” would need 5 exabytes of storage if saved as text.) The value of this digital health data is as vast as its volume – but only if it can be unlocked, managed, and ultimately shared for the greater good.

Source: 3 strategies to manage digital health data

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