The words "big data" and "consumer" are inextricably intertwined in the world of business-to-consumer organizations: e-commerce, retailing and consumer banking, to name just a few. As healthcare follows in the steps of these industries and becomes more "consumerized," providers need to consider how
Fraud is pervasive and impacts many sectors, but its impact on the healthcare industry is profoundly damaging from a cost perspective. Take a look at this point of view by experts demonstrating how fraudulent practices in healthcare administration can be dramatically reduced by fraud-detection
How can organizations tasked with responding quickly to crisis events and saving lives empower its first responders with real-time information? See how International Medical Corps applied advanced analytics to shrink response times in emergencies.
Big data tools offer new opportunities to use real-time data to take timely actions that result in reduced cost, improved quality of care and more satisfied patients. However, the benefits are unevenly distributed across the physician community.
With the proliferation of digital data, how can healthcare providers manage all this information while complying with mandated requirements? Cognitive computing can help providers understand the importance of this data and leverage it to become a key asset.
Healthcare analytics can help healthcare providers make use of their vast quantities of data, enabling informed decision making and ever more personalized response even in an increasingly hectic healthcare environment. Discover six ways that analytics is making healthcare smarter.
Like many companies, executives at athenahealth needed instant business insights, but generating reports took too long. Learn how athenahealth discovered and incorporated a solution that puts data and analytics in everyone's hands and allows analysts to focus on the customer.
Transitions are important in healthcare. Even more important is ensuring that patient information follows people when they shift from one provider to another or move to a different facility. Learn how three hospitals have successfully used data analytics during transitions to reduce costs and
In the wake of EHR rollouts, analytics and digital health are driving patient care and patient engagement. Venture capital-funded startups are disrupting traditional markets. Thus, traditional players are consolidating and forming new alliances. One thing is clear: Analytics is at the heart of
New government rules and regulations impact healthcare organizations. Their agility to respond to these legislative mandates is critical to their success. See how athenahealth optimized operations with automated reporting in this installment of answers in analytics.
Rapid advances in cognitive computing and machine learning are enabling smart guidance in many scenarios. Coming on the heels of several key recent announcements, discover how line-of-business and other users can now leverage the full range of analytics—cognitive, descriptive, predictive and
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
The advent of weather analytics has come none too soon. From inventory planning to public safety, organizations around the world are looking to weather data to help inform their decisions. But can they stay afloat in a sea of big data?