June 11, 2013
Big data means different things for different industries. The definition also differs within an organization, across departments and management layers within IT and business. Within IBM, big data spans four dimensions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity.
April 29, 2013
How can a clinical hub deliver analytics across a healthcare organization? Lorraine Fernandes shares a very simplistic summary of how a clinical hub works, and describes benefits of the approach.
January 16, 2013
The 2013 forecast for United States healthcare is stormy, but organizations that have begun to prepare will see sunny days ahead.
October 10, 2012
Using big data analytics to save the lives of newborns. There are a range of diseases and syndromes in newborns that, if undetected and untreated, can be fatal or debilitating. For example, phenylketonuria (PKU), an amino-acid metabolic disorder, can lead to severe developmental issues.
October 8, 2012
For the past few years, healthcare transformation discussions have centered around EMR adoption, data exchange and interoperability.
August 16, 2012
Among healthcare executives interviewed for the 2010 IBM Global CEO study, 90% expect a high or very high level of complexity of data over the next five years, but more than 40% are unprepared to deal with it.