Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


life and health; big data; current status; prospect

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The life and health big data is an important resource of Chinese population health and biosafety. Currently, China's data are suffering from a severe drain and sovereignty loss, the data security cannot be guaranteed, and the efficiency of data reuse is extremely low. Thus, the construction of a national data sharing platform is urgent and should be accelerated. By developing new methods for multiple sources and proactive data collection, new mechanisms of mutual benefit and win-win data sharing and new technologies of highly efficient and intelligent data parsing, we need to establish a system for life and health big data collection, management, sharing, and application. The system will serve scientific research institutes, universities, hospitals, enterprises, and the broad masses of the people, and greatly contribute to China's economic and social development and the improvement of people's wellbeing.

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