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In this video, Richard Cramer, chief healthcare strategist, Informatica, talks about the opportunities for healthcare organizations to move data forward. He touches on relationship analytics, master data management (MDM), data quality and Complex Event Processing (CEP). He specifically answers the following questions:
- What are some of the major opportunities for healthcare organizations to move data forward?
- What technology is most poised to deliver benefits to healthcare organizations today?
- How can Informatica help healthcare organizations in their quest to deliver proactive medicine?
This past Sunday, the Washington Post reported on the availability of the H1N1 flu vaccine with the headline Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine. Then on Monday, USA Today printed an article entitled U.S. report predicts 30,000 to 90,000 H1N1 deaths. That article covered a report, released Monday by the White House, which was prepared by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. The article commented that the report calls for the government to intensify efforts “to track infections and hospitalizations”. This was followed up by further coverage including ABC News with the headline White House Warns of Massive Swine Flu Spread. These articles are from the USA, just one of the 170 countries affected by this global pandemic in the four months since it was identified according to the World Health Organization. They highlight the growing concern of how this pandemic is spreading across countries and across the globe. Indeed, the swine flu outbreak emphasizes the global, connected challenges facing today’s healthcare professionals. Technology can play a critical element in helping to curb both the H1N1 pandemic as well as future outbreaks of contagious diseases and here’s how…