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.
Healthcare organizations are leveraging the IBM Big Data & Analytics platform to capture all of the information about a patient to get a more complete view for insight into care coordination and outcomes-based reimbursement models, population health management, and patient engagement and
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.