Cloud power, analytics have made an impact on health care
One place Meeker points out as having been impacted by big data, analytics and the cloud is health care. There's a class of diseases, such as Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig disease, known to be related to irregularities in the human genome. Variations in an individual's makeup is a sign of the cause of a disease or a tendency toward a disease. Our knowledge of the human genome has expanded 19X in the last nine years as more individuals' gen- etic data is decoded. There are now 5,007 tests for genetic disorders that didn't exist a few years ago and 132 medicines known to have an effect on specific disorders, once identified. There were zero in 2008.