Data Science in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Opportunities and Challenges
A new scientific journal article has been published, Data Science in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Opportunities and Challenges
, by Division Director Ken Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR and colleagues James Graham, PhD, DC
, Professor of Occupational Therapy and Director of the Center for Community Partnerships (CCP) from Colorado State University and Steve Fisher, PhD
, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at UTMB.
- Data science represents a new approach to developing knowledge in biomedical research.
- Data science is producing innovative ways to acquire, store, analyze, and interpret large amounts of diverse medical and health-related information.
- The implementation of data science will enhance the ability of physical medicine and rehabilitation to reduce disability and improve health care services and outcomes.