Big Data in Action

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It is clear that big data can provide many new business opportunities for organizations. Discoveries about consumer behavior or marketing campaigns can be revealing and informative, but there are many more ways to leverage big data. One example is in making medical decisions. i2b2, or Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside, is a big data project sponsored by the …

A New Look at Expert Quality Healthcare

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With the emergence of any new industry, there are bound to be initial hurdles that must be overcome before achieving breakthrough success. The telemedicine industry is no exception. Telemedicine by definition is the use of telecom and information technology to provide healthcare remotely. Patients can video conference with their doctor and receive medical advice that otherwise may not be easily …

What is Telemedicine And Is It Quality Healthcare?

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Telemedicine services provide patients 24/7 access to certified physicians virtually via their mobile phones and other internet-connected devices. With this service, patients have the ability to call doctors at their convenience and speak on the phone or with video chat. Telemedicine technology helps streamline the medical visit process and can save incredible amounts of time, frustration, and money as a …

The Ultimate Way to Overcome Technology Issues in Healthcare

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A major technological shift that is facing not only healthcare, but many other industries today is the integration of electronic records and Big Data into everyday operations. While there are certainly benefits to using these technologies in an organization to make more informed decisions or discover hidden problems, this shift also comes with some potential risk. In the healthcare industry, …

How To Become A Quality Healthcare Provider by Increasing Productivity

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There are many healthcare issues that can be solved with the implementation of Lean. In any organization, and especially in healthcare, time is a critical resource; any time wasted means less time caring for patients. In most cases, the major causes of excess waste are inefficient processes that cause staff to be unproductive. One Lean strategy to combat these inefficiencies …