Healthcare field embraces tech, but needs some help along the way by Channelnomics
The latest survey from Dell confirms that healthcare organizations are relying heavily on technology to improve efficiency, security and employee productivity. As many healthcare organizations still struggle to leverage big data effectively, working with partners that can “demystify” the technology and assist them in using it to deliver business outcomes will benefit them greatly.
The recent White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit highlighted new government and industry efforts to move forward the availability of anonymized patient data, letting researchers personalize diagnosis and treatment as never before, according to the article.
Connected health and IoT can create change in healthcare delivery. Gartner has estimated that about 6.4 Billion connected things will be in use by the end of 2016, with some 5.5 million new things getting connected every day. Numerous trends are emerging to drive connected health but few issues need to be addressed before we see improved outcomes.
IoT and Big Data will transform patient care and reduce the number of readmissions and clinic visits through real time monitoring, according to the article. Connected devices will benefit the patient and provider through the help of big data and the partnership between R&D and IT.