What’s Up in Healthcare (Nov 16 – 22, 2014)

What’s Up in Healthcare (Nov 16 – 22, 2014)

What does the future hold for healthcare? We saw a glimpse of the incoming years with the articles we have today, and we are extremely excited for the future.

Here are the newest articles you need to read regarding healthcare.

Healthcare’s Big Data Opportunity

From Tech Crunch

By David Richards (@davidrichards)

Collecting data may sound very unlikely to some, but the advancements speak for itself and data has changed healthcare industry tremendously.

In the past, data was projected to aid the medical world, and it did so. Big Data has helped the society lower its death count by collecting accurate data, which leads to precise treatments for the patients. Signals from heart monitors, ventilators, and the like can now be monitored even if the patient is out of the hospital. There are much more advancements to tackle and this just cover a small percentage of Big Data’s capabilities.

Read more here.

Study Shows Promise and Pitfalls of Clinical Decision Support

From Modern Healthcare

By Darius Tahir (@dariustahir)

“People are fallible because they’re inconsistent, they get tired and emotional and they can’t remember everything. Computers have none of these problems and hold the promise of guiding a provider’s decision to the right path.” What a way to open things up, right?

Continuing the trend of healthcare improvements due to technology advancements, we take a look at supercomputers and how they fair when faced with clinical decisions. Should we trust the supercomputers to provide the data we need to know the exact treatment we need, or is the human brain still better?

Read more here

9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data

From Information Week

By Joel Gurin (@JoelGurin)

Should we allow a computer trace our body for the best options for cancer treatment using genomic data? I absolutely suggest so. There have been innovations in healthcare for the past decade that may ask us: what’s next for healthcare and how far can we go?

Joel assures us that we should be looking at a very bright future in the field of healthcare. It may not matter to some today, but the projected innovations may very well touch the lives of every human being, literally and metaphorically.

Read more here

Written by Infinit Healthcare

Infinit Healthcare’s content team consists of regular blog contributors who writes topics about outsourcing and its relation to the Healthcare Industry.

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