Did you know that in today’s world in just two days the amount of data generated is greater than the total amount of data created from the beginning of time until 2003? That’s pretty unbelievable I know.
With so much data being generated every day the real question becomes, how are businesses using that information? Better yet are they even tapping into it at all?
Like many other industries healthcare is increasingly becoming more connected implementing high-performing hospital wireless networks to support EHR systems, nurse call systems, automated building operations (i.e. HVAC), e-prescriptions, RTLS (real-time location systems), barcoding and asset tracking to name a few.
With literally almost everything connected to your hospital WiFi network, again, the question becomes are you using the information being generated to make smarter decisions and improve your operational efficiency?
To help you better understand the many different ways you can leverage big-data in healthcare, here is an infographic from Evariant detailing the possibilities.