Healthcare Data Analytics on the Cloud

Bhattacharya, I and Ramachandran, A and Jha, BK (2012) Healthcare Data Analytics on the Cloud. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Meaningful analysis of voluminous health information has always been a challenge in most healthcare organizations. Accurate and timely information required by the management to lead a healthcare organization through the challenges found in the industry can be obtained using business intelligence (BI) or business analytics tools. However, these require large capital investments to implement and support the large volumes of data that needs to be analyzed to identify trends. They also require enormous processing power which places pressure on the business resources in addition to the dynamic changes in the digital technology. This paper evaluates the various nuances of business analytics of healthcare hosted on the cloud computing environment. The paper explores BI being offered as Software as a Service (SaaS) solution towards offering meaningful use of information for improving functions in healthcare enterprise. It also attempts to identify the challenges that healthcare enterprises face when making use of a BI SaaS solution.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Business Analytics; Business Intelligence (BI); Cloud computing; healthcare industry; Software as a service (SaaS).
JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8864
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:04
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:04

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