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Monaco and Japan have some of the highest life expectancies in the world. But calculating an individual’s life expectancy will require taking data analysis several steps further. SHUTTERSTOCK

Don’t die wondering: apps may soon be able to predict your life expectancy, but do you want to know?

Predicting life expectancy remains in the realm of science fiction, but it may soon be possible. Are we prepared for such information? And who else would benefit from this knowledge?
It’s pretty astounding to know we don’t know how many people die in our hospitals. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Why don’t we know how many people die in our hospitals?

Information on hospital deaths hasn't always been so hard to find. Back in the 1860s Melbourne's one hospital published regular stats on the number of patients dying.

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