Healthcare

Big Data In Healthcare: Paris Hospitals Predict Admission Rates Using Machine Learning

Hospitals in Paris are trialing Big Data and machine learning systems designed to forecast admission rates – leading to more efficient deployment of resources and better patient outcomes. It’s just one more way in which cutting-edge data science is being applied to real-world problems in healthcare, along with creating personalized medicines, fighting cancer and streamlining [...]

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Challenges of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

Big data analytics is turning out to be one of the toughest undertakings in recent memory for the healthcare industry.  Providers who have barely come to grips with putting data into their electronic health records (EHR) are now being asked to pull actionable insights out of them – and apply those learnings to complicated initiatives [...]

Here’s how middleware capabilities can move medical devices from charting to active patient monitoring and intervention.

Here's how middleware capabilities can move medical devices from charting to active patient monitoring and intervention. Historically, medical device data has been isolated, trapped in silos, each having unique communication protocols, physical connections, update rates, and terminology, but key advances have put medical devices on the precipice of an evolutionary leap from charting and documentation [...]

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CIO: Healthcare predictive analytics important to population health

Without health IT, healthcare organizations would not be able to effectively manage their patient populations or to transition to value-based care, according to Jon Russell, CIO at John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, Calif. The key to effective population health management and value-based care is to effectively aggregate health information from disparate systems. To do [...]

Data Analytics is Transforming Healthcare Systems

Big Data Analytics is entirely transforming business paradigms. Automated databases are enabling businesses to perform mundane tasks more efficiently. And, the commercial sector isn’t the only area to benefit from data analytics. Its impact is widespread and is being seen across many different sectors, including healthcare. Under such circumstances where people are paying a significantly [...]

By |Analytics, Healthcare|

How big data analytics is transforming cancer research

Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani, head of data science at The Institute of Cancer Research, reveals how the capability to integrate and analyze vast volumes of data is playing a vital role in the discovery of effective cancer drugs. Cancer is a very human challenge. During their lifetime almost 40% of the world’s population will develop some [...]

4 ways healthcare organizations are using predictive analytics to improve clinical care

It’s no secret that healthcare providers are integrating predictive analytics into their clinical workflow. Using analytics effectively is another story entirely. Here are four organizations that found success with predictive analytics: NYU Langone Medical Center: Yin Aphinyanaphongs, M.D., Ph.D., director of predictive analytics for the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science at NYU Langone Medical Center, led [...]

Predictive Analytics Identified as the Top Priority for Healthcare Supply Chain Leaders

Predictive analytics and the use of data for informed decision-making top the opportunities identified by some of the leading healthcare supply chain provider firms in North America. The results are based on a survey conducted by Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) on priorities and outcomes for the healthcare supply chain in 2017. When asked what [...]

3 Key Steps to Transforming Healthcare with Predictive Analytics

The healthcare industry has a data problem. There is an overabundance of raw data available, and figuring out the best way to manage this data has presented many challenges. For example, the data from patient records from heart-rate monitors is quickly referenced and then forgotten. The good news is, all of this raw data can [...]

Four Ways Big Data Improves the Medical Sphere

Big Data processing and analysis are penetrating the healthcare industry further and further. Telemedicine, EHR, wearables, and Internet of Things getting more and more popular, the medical sphere is accumulating more and more healthcare records. To make this data useful, practitioners need a convenient access to the information, as well as the ability to easily [...]

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