While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.
Rishi Sikka, MD, senior vice president of clinical transformation at Chicago’s Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s largest ACOs, will deliver a featured presentation at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, June 30-July 1 in New York City.
If there's one thing constant in healthcare, these days, it's change. Providers are being driven to transform the way they deliver care, with programs such as meaningful use and ICD-10 as just a couple drivers.
Not so long ago, many healthcare providers were struggling to figure out how to get up and running with IT systems that would enable them to provide better, more comprehensive care to their patients. Now, just as many want to be sure that the IT systems they chose are working as effectively and efficiently as possible.