AHA Building Big Data Platform to Facilitate Precision Medicine

The AHA, or American Heart Association, has joined the fight to better prevent diseases through the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, which will be coordinating the national organization's initiatives in directing cloud-based services that will host invaluable data points as the basis for an open research forum. Collaborating with researchers for the harmonization of data is their mission, and is further explained in the original report below. Please read more for insights into what big data is, how the AHA plans to utilize it for precision medicine, and the benefit to be gained from such a collaboration.