Big Data and Healthcare
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Big data consists of the enormous datasets that flow daily from manufacturers, healthcare providers, regulatory bodies, scientists and others. Those working with big data are seeking insights into the management of these vast datasets. The concept of Big Data comes at a favorable time for the healthcare industry, when industry executives are seeking to improve outcomes and control costs. Not surprisingly, the healthcare industry is currently undergoing a revolution of sorts, which revolves around the acquisition and employment of the Big Data concept. What is the potential benefit of Big Data, and what are the challenges unique to the healthcare industry? Who are the key players and what are they doing to start projects now that might pay dividends in the future?
This Kalorama Information report, Big Data in Healthcare, outlines the key partnerships, acquisitions, alliances, and organizations that have been formed in an attempt to meet these challenges. It includes as well a big data glossary noting companies, projects, platforms, products, partnerships, and organizations involved in big data ventures.
The information presented in this report is the result of data gathered from government reports, company product literature and other corporate brochures and documents, as well as information found in the scientific and trade press. As part of its coverage the report includes:
There are vast incentives for players in the healthcare marketplace to utilize big data. It is estimated that in the U.S., if used productively, the healthcare sector could create more than $300 billion in value each year. No matter the locale, a key driver toward the use of big data is cost savings, as well as the patient benefits to be derived from the use of evidence-based medicine on a large scale. There are also major challenges to the use of big data effectively, and the report addresses these.
As part of its coverage, several deals are discussed in this report. Entities discussed include: