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
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.
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.
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
The Internet of Things offers great potential in many fields, but healthcare can benefit in ways that affect everyone. An upcoming webcast describes how IoT-related technologies and streaming analytics can help healthcare providers reduce costs and improve patient outcomes.
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.
Wearable cognitive prosthetics sounds like science fiction, but it’s easily within the reach of today’s technology. From a healthcare analytics standpoint, image-analytics wearables could help many people who suffer from diverse memory, perception and learning impairments.
Is your healthcare organization engaging with customers the way you would expect to be engaged? Read how big data and analytics is helping healthcare organizations understand the consumer and fuel smarter engagement strategies through multiple social, mobile and traditional channels.
http://ibm.co/5stepsThis big question looms whenever and wherever practitioners all join together to discuss advances, changes and needs in the industry. While, in some ways, the answer is “yes"—because there is a need, a desire and a significant opportunity—in many ways healthcare organizations