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Healthcare analytics has a long journey to delivering real value, data scientist says

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 9 65 3 | about 1 year ago

Two vastly different opinions on analytics exist in the healthcare landscape: Some organizations believe analytics to be a panacea for all evils, while the other camp contends that analytics thus far have been little more than a waste of time, albeit a promising one.

That’s according to Sriram Vishwanath, professor of engineering and data science at University of Texas, Austin, who said that neither extreme statement is entirely true.

It’s a matter of accuracy. Tools that are highly accurate can be very effective, of course, but software programs that are not can yield unreliable data and, thus, are not worth the effort.

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