Healthcare has evolved into a process of highly sophisticated technology and computing infrastructure to capitalize on years of analysis and historical data. It requires a robust ecosystem comprising big data and analytics; cognitive, cloud and mobile computing; social tools; and more.
The public sector is changing the face of our cities, transforming our workforce and improving healthcare with data and analytics. Here are some of the stories and articles that caught my attention this week.
As healthcare leaders face pressure to control costs and drive better outcomes, they're using predictive analytics to anticipate a range of factors from patient demand and staffing to scheduling and volume.
IBM Analytics solutions enable healthcare organizations to connect disparate information into a single trusted view and deliver insights into data. The industry-leading accuracy and performance of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management is at the heart of a big data & analytics strategy. Armed
Streaming data from multiple medical devices can give doctors better near real-time information about their patients. Using IBM InfoSphere and big data, doctors can look at multiple data streams to dive deeper into patient data and gain more insight.
Sharath Cholleti, computer scientist at Emory University, declares that IBM and big data can play a big role to move the healthcare industry forward. Cholleti says the key is “the ability to execute lots of algorithms that can provide value to the patients and help clinicians take care of...
David Corrigan, director of IBM Infosphere product marketing, tells of using information in healthcare to intervene up to 24 hours earlier for serious illnesses. "Streaming analytics and stream computing offers a tremendous cost advantage when you are actually landing a huge volume of information
Research shows that "80% of the data about a patient is unstructured." Nigel Hook, CEO and Founder, DataSkill, tells the story of how IBM BlueMix enables DataSkill to bring cognitive computing to healthcare clients, so they can gain a better understanding of patients through unstructured data.