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The importance of analytics to the healthcare industry

November 27, 2013

In this interview, Manish Sharma, vice president of CitiusTech, explains how important analytics is in the healthcare space. They focus exclusively in the healthcare domain on the clinical systems used by providers.

The biggest changes in healthcare right now are around the mandatory reporting requirements and the changes in payment reform. These require analytics and business intelligence in order to measure and report on what is happening in the organization.

For large healthcare organizations, the biggest problem is having multiple types of source systems which have developed over time. Analytics allows the healthcare provider to gather and organize data and present it in a meaningful manner.

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