More than 80 percent of healthcare executives polled by Accenture believe that artificial intelligence is on track to completely revolutionize healthcare, and a similar number believe that the advent of machine learning and digital healthcare is driving a significant restructuring of industry econom
As healthcare providers and vendors start to show off more mature big data analytics skills, machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly rocketed to the top of the industry’s buzzword list. The possibility of using intelligent algorithms to mine enormous stores of structured and unst
A pathologist’s report after reviewing a patient’s biological tissue samples is often the gold standard in the diagnosis of many diseases. For cancer in particular, a pathologist’s diagnosis has a profound impact on a patient’s therapy. The reviewing of pathology slides is a very complex tas
Because artificial intelligence (AI) has become so buzzy, and applied so indiscriminately–AI for pot, AI for beer brewing, AI for horse care, AI for sex ed (all examples courtesy of CB Insights)–it’s easy to dismiss as just another passing trend, like slap bracelets, Fitbits or a dignified pre
“Over the past few years, organizations have set up multiple data lakes throughout the enterprise. One of the reasons is that it’s easy to set up a data lake quickly,” said Ken Tsai, head of cloud platform and data management for SAP.
Big Data Analytics is entirely transforming business paradigms. Automated databases are enabling businesses to perform mundane tasks more efficiently. And, the commercial sector isn’t the only area to benefit from data analytics. Its impact is widespread and is being seen across many different sec
Consumerism, disruption, innovation, retail health, transformation, big data: A new set of words is dominating the health-care lexicon. The vocabulary reflects the fact that smartphone-connected consumers have catapulted health-care delivery into the Internet-based, on-demand economy.
Healthcare organizations on the hunt for lower costs, better outcomes, and value-based care bonuses have invested heavily in hoarding as much big data as they can get their hands on. From customer service call logs and clinical documentation to satisfaction surveys and patient-generated health data
Big Data has changed the way we manage, analyze and leverage data in any industry. One of the most promising areas where big data can be applied to make a change is healthcare. Healthcare analytics have the potential to reduce costs of treatment, predict outbreaks of epidemics, avoid preventable dis