The Power of Healthcare Data: The Body As A Source Of Big Data
Today data storage is essential for healthcare providers to see a patient's complete story of care, make the most informed decisions and enhance treatment and outcomes.
- Access to electronic patient data beyond the desktop.
- 3D MRI - 150 Mb.
- X-Ray - 30 Mb.
- Mammograms - 120 Mb.
- 3D Ct Scan - 1 Gb.
- 0.5 Mb is generated.
- It is estimated that by 2015, the average hospital will generate 665 Tb of data.
- There are currently 425k telehealth providers in the US.
- PACS (picture archiving and communication systems) applications were cited as the number-one reason for healthcare data growth, at 63 percent, followed by files held in the electronic health record (54 percent) and scanned
documents such as proof of insurance (51 percent). The Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program includes a measure for recording imaging results via certified EHR technology.
- Common uses of healthcare analytics: More accurate diagnoses, streamlining the cost of care, revenue reimbursement, outcomes and business analysis to manage populations.
- Medical image archives are increasing by 20-40% annually.
- 36.6m - total admissions in US registered hospitals, according to the American Hospital Association.
- Today, 80% of data is unstructured, such as images, video and email.
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