March 11, 2019 – Many healthcare organizations find themselves at the intersection of data rich and information poor. With an overabundance of data readily available, health systems have struggled with how to harness that data and unleash actionable insights.
Advancements in technology and the leap into the digital age have catapulted big data into hyper drive, and it seems everyone is giving it a spin. Data analytics have been widely used in other industries for decades, but has only recently picked up speed among healthcare organizations.
With continuous changes in the industry, hospitals and health systems have felt the pressure to find efficient and cost-effective methods for delivering high-quality care — or risk falling behind. This is where big data can add value. That is, if you know how to use it.
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