What is Healthcare analytics? | HCL Technologies

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Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

What is Healthcare analytics?

Healthcare analytics is the process to ingest, evaluate and derive insights from new and traditional datasets to make better decisions in healthcare.

It is a rapidly emerging key trend with tremendous potential. The demand for performance analytics and advanced data mining techniques that helps in decision making, has transformed healthcare. Organizations across the world are now using data-driven insights for clinical, financial, and operational excellence. Analytics is at the forefront of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Healthcare analytics is the “systematic use of data and related clinical and business insights developed through applied analytical disciplines such as statistical, contextual, quantitative, predictive, and cognitive spectrums”.