In anticipation of our Big Data & Analytics in Healthcare Summit, this May 22-23, I have been talking to a lot of the speakers in order to understand their varying perspectives on the future of data and analytics in healthcare. It seems like there isn't an area in the field which isn't being worked on by some team of visionaries looking to completely revolutionize the way we care for each other.
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The American healthcare system is a complex industry. While it has some of the most advanced innovations in the world, it also has a lot of flaws. And few are as devastating and inexplicable as the ever-rising cost of healthcare. In this respect, the US stands head and shoulders above the rest of the developed world. The most recent Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker Health stat regarding health care spending per person in the U.S. was $10,348 – 31% higher than Switzerland, the next highest per capita spender.
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Steve Jobs once famously said, "You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new." The need for innovation today is greater than ever. We live in a culture obsessed with data, one in which all organizations can access real-time insights of what their customers want. But understanding what they want right now isn't enough. You have to understand what they are going to want before they know it themselves, and work out how to provide it for them before someone else does.