• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 16, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

Need, Application and Characteristics of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare-A Survey


Background/Objectives: To describe about the importance of big data analytics in healthcare, discuss the advantages and methodologies, describe examples provided in the literature, briefly discuss the challenges, and offer conclusion. Methods/Statistical analysis: A survey on methods that supports healthcare value by reducing cost at the same or better quality using big data techniques. Findings: Right procedure to guide the beginners of medicine and enhance Research and Development productivity in discovery, development, and safety in healthcare. It delivers the needed outcomes for each patient using evidence-based care, while ensuring safety. Improvements/Applications: Various approaches discussed can be applied in different fields of healthcare analytics in order to obtain sustainable answer for morbidity cases and also provide a better decision support system saving lives at lower costs.

Keywords: Big Data, Evidence Based Care, Genomic Analytics, Pre-Adjudication and Remote Patient Monitoring


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