Assignment On Big Data In Healthcare Environment

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STUDENT NAME:16 October 2016BIG DATA IN HEALTHCAREENVIRONMENT
ContentsHOW IS BIG DATA CURRENTLY USED IN HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTS?..............................2WHERE BIG DATA IS USED IN HEALTHCARE, IS IT LINKED TO ASSET MANAGEMENT?.2WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING BIG DATA (DECISION SUPPORTSYSTEMS)?..........................................................................................................................................3WHAT ARE CHALLENGES FACING ASSET MANAGERS IN HEALTHCAREENVIRONMENTS?..............................................................................................................................4WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BIG DATA IMPLEMENTATION IN HEALTHCAREREGARDING ASSET UTILISATION?...............................................................................................5WHICH IMPROVEMENT STEPS CAN BE TAKEN TO OPTIMISE ASSET UTILISATIONTHROUGH THE USE OF BIG DATA?...............................................................................................6REFERENCES......................................................................................................................................7
HOW IS BIG DATA CURRENTLY USED IN HOSPITALENVIRONMENTS?Jared Crapo says “Most health systems have lots of opportunities to improve clinical quality andfinancial performance, and analytics are required to identify and take advantage of thoseopportunities.”[2]This means that there are a lot of ways in which the utilization of data can be doneeasily via use of big data into the filed.“In healthcare, we do have large volumes of data coming in. EMRs alone collect huge amounts ofdata. Most of that data is collected for recreational purposes” according to Brent James ofIntermountain Healthcare.Further Paul S. Bradley shares his views on use of big data in present. He says “Clinical data sourcescan commonly be extracted from electronic health records, hemodynamic systems, medicationadministration records, laboratory and information systems, and other various sources. These dataelements include patient demographics and visit (account) level information including progress notes,problems, medication, and vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, and laboratory data.”[1]Thus in this way, big data comes into play in healthcare benefitting the system.WHERE BIG DATA IS USED IN HEALTHCARE, IS IT LINKEDTO ASSET MANAGEMENT?There are different forms of data present in the healthcare environment. This data varies from thebasic billing data to new digital data. AsJared Craposays that “Discretely codified billing andclinical transactions are well suited for relational data models. Digital capture and management of
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