Challenges and Opportunities for Big Data in Healthcare
Larry Schmidt, Chief Technologist - Americas Health and Life Sciences Industries, HP, US
Most industries can leverage Big Data and the appropriate analytics to improve margins, predict results, reduce fraud and obtain competitive advantage. Metrics which reveal the business impact of Big Data often are tied to a financial performance. While the Healthcare industry can certainly measure Big Data's value through financial impact, Healthcare also measures value through human impact. Big Data, and its surrounding information architecture is a technology enabler for improving the health of a population, discovering new treatments to disease and implementing best practice through evidence based protocol. In Healthcare, Big Data saves lives!
This session will cover some of the challenges the Healthcare industry faces when deploying Big Data solutions. It will feature how Big Data is being leveraged to improve Healthcare discovery and delivery.
Understand the sources of "Big Data" within the US Healthcare delivery model
Gain appreciation for the types of "Big Data" that exist in Healthcare delivery
Understand how technology and standard advancement and the following of protocol impacts the value of Big Data in Healthcare
Understand Big Data role in improving the health, patient safety and lifespan of individuals