Internet of Things Tops 2015 Healthcare Big Data Analytics Trends by Health IT Analytics

2015 was one of the most eventful years for the big data analytics world. Many of the trends we’ve seen over the past year will continue to help craft the healthcare industry of the future. The Internet of Things (IoT) is keeping patients connected to their caretakers in unprecedented ways, precision medicine is moving from theory to practice, bringing down costs and creating new opportunities, big data is becoming more meaningful in the way its analyzed and interpreted, and population health management is evolving.

Can Next-Gen Genomics Ease the Precision Medicine Bottleneck? By health IT Analytics

Big data is beginning to inspire us in new ways, specifically in DNA research and its connection to the development of certain diseases. While processing speeds are faster and costs are lower, researchers are still working toward interpreting and analyzing data to extract meaningful insights. Fortunately, next-generation sequencing techniques could be the key as they have the potential to extend the capability of biomarker discovery in precision medicine.

Big data and the future of healthcare by Computer World

Healthcare solutions built around smartphones, cloud computing, and big data have the potential to empower consumers by making healthcare more direct, personal, and timely. According to the article, smartphone-based health services enable consumers to detect health problems earlier, giving them a chance to take corrective action. While providers have the opportunity to detect the presence of specific conditions, identify them, and develop more effective treatment and management strategies.

Healthcare Analytics Market Forecast to Triple By 2020 by Information Management

The global market for healthcare analytics is projected to grow from $5.7 billion in 2015 to $16.9 billion in 2020 (CAG of 24%), nearly tripling in value. Healthcare organizations are rapidly adopting analytics systems, as well as interoperability, to improve both business operations and clinical care.

IoT, Big Data to Spur Health Data Interoperability in 2016 by Health IT Analytics

2016 is likely to bring some major changes for the healthcare industry, including increased EHR interoperability, greater patient engagement, better insights resulting from wearables and other Iot devices, and new opportunities for big data analytics to help providers manage patient care. In addition, privacy and security will become a bigger focus as providers strengthen prevention strategies and demand more rigorous testing and a greater number of certifications.

Can Next-Gen Genomics Ease the Precision Medicine Bottleneck? By health IT Analytics

Big data is beginning to inspire us in new ways, specifically in DNA research and its connection to the development of certain diseases. While processing speeds are faster and costs are lower, researchers are still working toward interpreting and analyzing data to extract meaningful insights. Fortunately, next-generation sequencing techniques could be the key as they have the potential to extend the capability of biomarker discovery in precision medicine.