Technology In Healthcare

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The case study is about the healthcare segment in which technology has played a major role to solve the data problems and it also describes the management decision towards the data analysis.

Overview
The University of Ontario wants to monitor all the patients by using the medical devices. So, they want real time signal processing to respond to each critical situation before it actually happen. Smart devices lead to proactively dealing with the situations.

About The Sector: MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
In today’s world, what plays the most significant role for any industry to succeed? Or even in our personal lives? The answer is – “Technology” and considering the healthcare and medicine industry, it definitely is the most important. The amalgamation
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Areas like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, information technology, the development of medical devices and equipment, and more have all made significant contributions to improving the health of people all around the world.
Medical scientists and physicians are persistently carrying out various researches and experimenting with new techniques to help prevent, diagnose, and cure diseases and also developing new drugs and medicines that can lessen symptoms or treat ailments.
One of most vital ways through which technology has benefited the healthcare sector is through online databases that can accurately predict medical trends.
Uses of Big Data in Healthcare:
• Plan care for individuals and populations, including predictive disease management.
• Define and apply best practices to reduce readmission rates.
• Predict the risk of sepsis or kidney failure, and intervene early to reduce negative outcomes.
• Better manage pharmacy costs and outcomes.
• Create tools to improve each patient’s
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Today, patients are all using medical technology in their daily life such as blood pressure machine, heart rating machine, thermometer and weighing machines. These equipment help in analysing the whole scenario and patient gets an early call towards his/her health. These technological instruments also help the Hospital staff to take action towards the problem which patient is having. May be in few cases these instruments are not able to save the life of the patient. Sometimes it happens that even the skilled nurses and doctors are not able to do their
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