The health care industry has a lot of data and it is important to use that data to identify the disease of the patient fast and efficiently. Also, there will a lot of unstructured data like X-rays and MRI scans of patients in image format. So, Big Data analytics in the healthcare industry is necessary to analyze the huge volume of data and unstructured data available to identify the diseases.
Big data analytics can also be used to identify the patterns in the spread of new diseases. This helps doctors, clinicians, and also government to take measures to control the spread of disease.
You can watch this video on Big data by Intellipaat for a quick start: