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Challenges Implementing Healthcare Analytics

I have written about the application of Business Analytics in Healthcare before, but I am elaborating on it again, because the application of analytical outcomes to improve service and other business outcomes in healthcare has received a lot of focus lately. It is an area that will continue to have a big impact on the …

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Big data in healthcare

Some healthcare practitioners smirk when you tell them that you used some alternative medication such as homeopathy or naturopathy to cure some illness. However, in the longer run it sometimes really is a much better solution, even if it takes longer, because it encourages and enables the body to fight the disease naturally, and in …

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HISA Big Data 2013 Conference

I was fortunate to attend the HISA Big Data in Health and Biomedicine conference in Melbourne. The HISA conference is one of my favourites, because you get to hear about all the interesting and challenging applications of analytics in this intrinsically rewarding field. Last year the conference was about Data Governance, with Big Data featuring …

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Using Analytics to Prevent Fraud in Healthcare

While fraud may be a concern for many busy business professionals and organisational decision makers today, the evidence suggests it is becoming more  prevalent in the healthcare industry. The amount of data that goes through healthcare systems on a daily basis is phenomenal. Applying advanced analytics to all that data can assist in combatting fraud. …

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Advanced Analytics in Healthcare

There is a large volume of multi-variable cross-functional healthcare data out there, which if properly integrated, could be used in the development and on-going running of some very interesting and powerful advanced analytical models. However, the application of advanced analytics in the healthcare sector is still in relative infancy. In this post I explore how …

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HISA Data Governance Conference

Last week I attended the Data Governance conference organized by the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) in Melbourne. The conference was very well organized, and there were interesting papers, all of a very high quality. In this post I will reflect on the highlights for me as a BI-focussed person.

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