The role of analytics has recently taken its place in the health care community. In this discussion, you will share your understanding of how the five levels of analytical capability will affect the two major areas of fiscal and operational, and clinical and patient safety. Additionally, be sure to address the following:
- Based on your reading assignments include some of the defining descriptive and predictive analytics that will affect the future of “big data” in health care. Considering the current factors affecting the future of analytics in health care may be related to meaningful use, the accountable care organizations (ACO), and the protection of patient privacy. Based on your assessment, provide a glimpse of what the future of healthcare analytics may look like.
Guided Response: Review your peers’ posts and provide a substantive response to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. A substantive response is a respectful, professional, and unique response that is at least five sentences in length and incorporates the following:
- Highlights the key points of what you have learned from your peer’s post.
- Adds your content knowledge.
- Compares and contrasts.
- Provides further research.
- Is topic-related.