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.
Compared to other industries, healthcare has been a late adopter of technology. To realize the true potential value of big data in healthcare, the industry will need major structural changes, including legislative reforms, incentives, privacy laws, reimbursement and incentive schemes.