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Can Big Data Analytics Save Billions In Healthcare Costs?

In a world where healthcare reimbursement models are changing, care is moving towards an outcome-based compensation model, and industry information exists in many different sources and formats (images, video, text, numerical data, multimedia, paper, electronic records, etc.), it’s no surprise that the massive amount of healthcare data is incredibly complex and difficult to sort, organize, and decipher. Procedures and terms can be, and usually are, identified differently from one department to the next. A claims department may categorize a procedure by a mix of numbers and letters, whereas the doctor…

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DigitalistMag 

Leveraging The Internet Of Healthcare Things (IoHT)

Imagine having a stroke while on vacation — not while you are out sightseeing, but in a hospital, because technology helped to get you there before the stroke even occurred. Would being in a hospital under the supervision of care providers increase your chances of survival? I believe so, because the amount of time from the onset of a stroke to the administration of thrombolytics is critical1, and faster treatment may limit the extent of brain injury and improve the outcome after a stroke.2 So how can technology help make…

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DigitalistMag 

Context Awareness: Online Or Real Time In Digital Transformation?

Excuse me? Online instead of real time; isn’t that the same? Well, have I got news for you: It is not. Driven by enterprise needs and technological capabilities, enterprises are massively going online. Why do they, and how accurate is online? Why do I read about going online in the news sites all the time? Let me explain, wearing my analytics glasses. Definitions First, let’s get some things straight: Explaining the difference between real time and online starts with a discussion on latency. Latency is a time interval between the…

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The Risks, Challenges, And Rewards Of Ensuring Medical Data Privacy

In the third of a three-part series on how technology is transforming healthcare, Greg McStravick, GM and Global Head, SAP Platform GTM, takes a look at the very real issue of medical data privacy and the risks of stockpiling high-value and highly personal data. While personalized medicine holds great promise, the hazards associated with extensive medical data stores are real. Find out more about technology and healthcare challenges and opportunities in parts one and two. Part 1: Personalized Medicine – Real Opportunities – And Real Challenges For Doctors Part 2:…

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Dell EMC 

Big Data Conversation with Steve Jones from Capgemini

Last year at a San Jose Earthquakes event, I met Steve Jones, Global VP for Big Data and Analytics at Capgemini:   “Is it football, is it soccer, will that discussion ever end?” In any case, we had a very lively discussion regarding the sport and our individual visions of the world. Steve is honest, fair, and a great conversationalist. I knew that I wanted to pick his brain further regarding his thoughts around Big Data and share them with you. Below is the Big Data conversation that I had…

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Links to Presentations: BIWA Summit'16 – Big Data + Analytics User Conference Jan 26-28, @ …

Note: Cross-posting this BIWA Summit Links to Presentations blog entry. Can also be found at https://blogs.oracle.com/datamining/entry/links_to_presentations_biwa_summit We had a great www.biwasummit.org event with ~425 attendees, in depth technical presentations delivered by experts and even had several 2 hour Hands on Labs training classes that used the Oracle Database Cloud! Watch for more coverage of event in various Oracle marketing and partner content venues. Many thanks to all the BIWA board of directors and many volunteers who have put in so much work to make this BIWA Summit the best BIWA…

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