5 trends in healthcare analytics for 2018
The demand for higher quality care at lower cost, among other trends, will drive the use of healthcare information technology in general and analytics applications in particular this year. Growth in efforts to engage patients and better manage patient populations also are expected to drive the need to capture data and gain insight from it. As a result, “2018 reveals a pent up demand for better healthcare IT and analytics that drive higher efficiencies in strategic planning, improved human resources, advancement of clinical quality and safety, better operations and supply chain management, and progressive finance and revenue cycle management,” predicts Andy De, senior director of healthcare and life sciences for Tableau, an analytics application vendor.
In a recent white paper, Tableau outlines significant trends in healthcare analytics for the coming year.