More than two thirds of healthcare decision makers say analytics is one of their organization’s top three priorities, according to CDW’ Healthcare’s Analytics in Healthcare Report. The report finds top motivational factors driving analytics are:
– the rising cost of healthcare (59%)
– Medicare/Medicaid EHR incentive programs (44%) and;
– accountable care (41%)
Organizations moving forward with analytics have taken critical steps to prepare, such as investing to improve data capture, storage and processing. Many plan to continue investing in those areas in 2015. The infographic illustrates how big data analytics in healthcare is undergoing big changes — namely integrating advanced data analytics for improved population health management.