HIMSS 2019: Healthcare Industry "Living on a Mountain" of Data That Can Improve Care
The next generation of healthcare data analytics will use data from sources outside of the industry,
Karen DeSalvo, Professor of Medicine and Population Health, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, and Former National Coordinator for Health IT
- Healthcare professionals are using data and analytics in smarter ways to produce better patient outcomes.
- Data is telling us about patient interactions in a healthcare setting, but the healthcare industry doesn't yet make use of data from other parts of patients' lives, which greatly affect their health.
- Making use of data from other sources will provide a powerful tool for healthcare providers, but patients' privacy must be respected.
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