There are so many ways to spend money on health care, but which offer the most bang for the buck?

Dr. Chris Murray is trying to answer that question with an equation that measures the impact of different interventions. Countries that rely on big data have made big strides in health care, but some say the system ignores the human side of medicine.

Pulitzer Center grantees Rob Tinworth and Miles O’Brien produced this report.


Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?


April 18, 2016 /
Emily Baumgaertner, Rob Tinworth
The Pulitzer Center led CUGH 2016's shorts film festival and communications workshop as part of an ongoing partnership.
April 11, 2016 /
Rob Tinworth
Grantee Rob Tinworth explains how big data can be used in journalism.