Remember seeing rows of filing cabinets filled with patient, physician and hospital records? While it might not look as physically daunting anymore, digitizing and automating the collection and storage of that data has spawned a medical data explosion.
As the medical industry remains laser focused on data, the quantity and pace at which it’s collected poses its challenges and opportunities. In 2013, it was predicted that 80% of all medical data would be completely unstructured by 2015. Now that 2015 is here, how can we solve the problems data overload creates, and by doing so, better harness the opportunities it presents?