The digital revolution has affected virtually every industry. The healthcare industry, being primarily information and research driven, is one of the largest generators of data. With so much information, medical staff face a shortage of time to perform their functions.
The preliminary issue seen in the healthcare industry is the presence of information in partitioned silos that do not intercommunicate, owing to different departments working independent of each other in the same organization. Integrating the data is a behemoth task because of the lack of conformity to a standard, disagreement between capture methodologies and diversity leading to a paucity of connection points. A follow-up challenge in the same sphere is deriving knowledge from the data to guide research or clinical practice...download the paper now ->