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Other than large, academic medical centers, or medical giants such as Quest or Kaiser Permanente, a majority of big hospitals are doing very little with their big data for a variety of reasons; not the least of which is a drought of data scientists to drill down and dissect the data.
Kingsbrook discovered big data could lead to success when they started to dig into the reason for delays and broken appointments in its radiology center. Thanks to analytics, they were able to reduce their broken appointments by 25% and create an efficiency value of a little bit more than $1 million.
Data usage could lead to accelerated drug discovery, better help patients and predict emergency rush hours. To keep reading, download the PDF file.
With large scale initiatives coming into practice, such as the European Medical Information Framework (EMIF), Hughes shares his top tips for implementing a project like this. Read this interview to find out the key opportunities and threats of utilising real world data and how the rise of personalised/ precision medicine will impact the use of data.
The project in question is focused on exploiting genome sequencing efforts to discover new targets for cancer treatment. A huge opportunity for positive change. Download the Case Study to find out more.
The biggest challenge life science companies now face is to learn how to use data, source of an enormous amount of information, and step out of the silos. Ahead of the third annual Data Analytics for Pharma Development, PharmaIQ had an exclusive interview Marie Montoya, CEO and Founder or M Montoya Consultancy, to understand how data visualisation, once incorporated into a business strategy, can help life science companies turn their business around into a cost efficient model.