Healthcare is undergoing a technological transformation, that is leading to hospitals cutting costs and maximizing operational efficiency. Experts are looking into how health systems can deliver the highest quality of care with the most cost efficient practices. Technology holds the key to taking old inefficient systems and transforming them into platforms that can easily share information with the proper HIPPA compliance, for example, paper medical records vs. electronic medical records. Technology will better healthcare and the quality of care being delivered, enabling greater interaction with patients through the use of mobile tablets and other technologies. The challenge in this technological transformation of healthcare is the immense amount of sensitive information and archaic technology systems that fills the healthcare industry. The technology transformation in Healthcare is a trend that will heighten over the years, and will be a change that will not go unnoticed.
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The healthcare industry is under competitive and legislative pressure to reduce the cost of care delivery, to build a sustainable healthcare system, efficiently manage resources and improve patient care. This affects not only providers and payers, but the whole ecosystem of service providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Buyers of care, including governments, employers and individual consumers, are demanding better performance in both quality and outcomes.
In the last 10 years, it’s become far more common for physicians to keep records electronically. There’s a wealth of medically useful data in all those patients. Many analysts and experts expect unlocking patient data would gain new insights to create more personalized care plans.
Organizational knowledge typically comes from numerous independent sources, each with its own semantics. Data coming from a variety of sources, need to be assembled dynamically and uniquely for each specific problem and organizations uncover new and innovative ways to leverage business intelligence (BI).
The digital revolution is driving much of the…
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