A new model for understanding and using drugs may emerge by replacing traditional reductionist approaches (where patients with comorbidities are given a different medicine for each of the conditions, as if they were independent) with a systems approach (with non-linear, dynamic models), applied to Big Data research.

Very interesting thought provoking paper: Tillmann-et-al-2015

Tillmann T, Gibson AR, Scott G, Harrison O, Dominiczak A, Hanlon P
Systems Medicine 2.0: Potential Benefits of Combining Electronic Health Care Records With Systems Science Models J Med Internet Res 2015;17(3):e64