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ISBN-10 0133407357ISBN-13 9780133407358
ISBN-10 0133407330ISBN-13 9780133407334
Author(s): Dwight McNeill; Thomas H. Davenport
Publisher: Pearson FT Press
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 352

The US healthcare system is plagued by the world’s highest cost per capita, low quality of outcomes relative to other industrialized countries, poor efficiency, and ambivalence about accountability for the health and wellbeing of patients and clients. Analytics can provide powerful opportunities for improving outcomes, cost, and efficiency. Unfortunately, few healthcare organizations currently make use of the just-in-time or real-time decision-making information that could be available to them. In Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences, pioneering innovators show how healthcare organizations can go beyond talking about analytics and big data, and transform its promise into reality. This book’s expert editors and contributors: 

  • Survey the field’s current state

  • Introduce practical frameworks for implementation

  • Help decision-makers prepare for tomorrow’s advances

  • Dig deep into key topics, strategies, and tactics

  • Present in-depth case studies of leaders in the industry

  • Reveal how leading organizations have organized and executed analytic strategies that work

  • Thoroughly cover primary uses of analytics in all three sectors of the healthcare ecosystem: Provider, Payer, and Life Sciences

  • Co-published with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences features the combined expertise of IIA’s team of leading analytics practitioners and researchers. Each chapter is written by a member of the IIA faculty, combining the latest research findings with proven best practices.