Infographic: Healthcare Big Data

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Big data could save the healthcare sector $300 Billion in savings each year stemming from poorly coordinated care, fraud & abuse, and administrative & clinical inefficiency, according to an infographic created by Healthcare IT Connect (HITC).

With an estimated 50 Petabytes of data in the healthcare realm, big data is growing exponentially in playing a huge role transforming healthcare. So, where does this data originate from and how does it flow throughout the delivery of healthcare?

The infographic shown below visually demonstrates the journey of big data beginning with the healthcare data creators (healthcare providers) and public health agencies (registries) all the way to the technology vendors and consumers. Additionally, it highlights 6 ways big data will transform healthcare.
Healthcare Big Data

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