Big Data can unlock big value in healthcare

Big Data is not a fad; it is the goal of leveraging data and taking it outside of a health organization’s four walls for the purpose of identifying trends, predicting outcomes, managing population health and influencing patient care. Our 2014 global data and analytics survey shares how healthcare executives are using data and analytics to make decisions for their organizations.

PwC's 2014 global data & analytics survey
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Uncovering treasure in bits and bytes of health data

  • Companies that move quickly to capitalize on the potential of Big Data will often gain ‘first mover’ advantage, enabling them to innovate every aspect of their organizations, from strategy and business model design to marketing, product development, HR, operations, and more.
  • Advances in analytical techniques, information technology, and declining technology costs are driving the use of Big Data.
  • Leading healthcare companies have used Big Data to generate insights that lead to competitive advantage. Organizations that delay taking advantage of the power of Big Data risk being leapfrogged by more data-savvy competitors.

Data and analytics help healthcare executives

Highly data-driven healthcare companies are making better business decisions. We look at how data and analytics can make a difference when it comes to the most significant decisions about the strategic direction of your business. Download our healthcare data & analytics infographic.


How good data saves lives

Daniel Garrett, US health information technology leader discusses the possibilities and challenges of "big data". Read more about capitalizing on the strategic value of technology. Learn more.