Dr Keith Dunleavy Explains Using Big Data at the Point of Care

The only way to manage the massive amount patient data being collected today is by using big data in real time, according Dr Keith Dunleavy, president, CEO, chairman of the board for Inovalon, Inc.

The only way to manage the massive amount patient data being collected today is by using big data in real time, according Dr Keith Dunleavy, president, CEO, chairman of the board for Inovalon, Inc.

Not only is patient data is coming in from many disparate locations, but the industry also has access to the individual aspects of a patient, such as compliance with medication and care and follow-up, and their socio-economic data, Dr Dunleavy points out.

Big data becomes the only way really to be able to use this data in order to impact the patient’s experience at the point of care.

“…it has to be done in big data,” he says. “It’s virtually the only way to do it in real time.”