An Overview of Health AnalyticsWullianallur Raghupathi1* and Viju Raghupathi2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Raghupathi W
Graduate School of Business
Fordham University, 113 W. 60th Street
New York, NY, 10023, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: August 08, 2013; Accepted date: September 11, 2013; Published date: September 18, 2013
Citation: Raghupathi W, Raghupathi V (2013) An Overview of Health Analytics. J Health Med Informat 4:132. doi: 10.4172/2157-7420.1000132
Copyright: © 2013 Raghupathi W, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Objectives: We examine the emerging health analytics field by describing the different health analytics and providing examples of various applications.
Methods: The paper discusses different definitions of health analytics, describes the four stages of health analytics, its architectural framework, development methodology, and examples in public health.
Results: The paper provides a broad overview of health analytics for researchers and practitioners.
Conclusions: Health analytics is rapidly emerging as a key and distinct application of health information technology. The key objective of health analytics is to gain insight for making informed healthcare decisions.