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The Future of Healthcare Data Management

Despite recent ramping up in the industry, healthcare organizations still lag behind other industries in tapping the incredible potential of data analytics to improve quality. This occurs despite the fact that there’s much more at stake in healthcare.

The challenge is not lack of understanding or even a lack of expertise — but rather access to the right tools and resources to bring data together. Currently, most healthcare data sources are fragmented and separated from a larger, system wide context. Unstructured data on everything from safety incidents and infection control to staff competencies exist in siloed areas and a range of formats.

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