The Life Equation

What if there were an algorithm for saving the most lives? In Guatemala, Crecencia Buch, an impoverished Mayan woman, is battling cancer. Her life depends on decisions made by doctors and donors, decisions increasingly driven by Big Data. It's a scientific, evidence-based approach that cuts through the emotion and promises to optimize health care delivery, transforming the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world. But what, and who, gets lost in all the number crunching?

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