Big Data Analytics for Improved Care Delivery in the Healthcare Industry

Gunasekar Thangarasu, Kayalvizhi Subramanian


The big data analytics plays a pivotal role in the field of healthcare services and research to facilitate better service to the patients. It has provided tools to accumulate, manage, analysis the structured and unstructured data produced by the healthcare systems. Recently the utilization of big data analytics has been increased in the healthcare industry for assisting the process of diagnosing diseases and care delivery. However, the adoption and research development of big data analysis in the healthcare industry is still slow down due to facing some fundamental problems inherent within the big data paradigm. In this study, addresses these problems which focus on the upcoming and promising areas of medical research and proposed a novel big data analytics approach using Apache Spark. The proposed approach will improve care delivery in the healthcare industry. Big data analytics can continually evaluate clinical data in order to improve the effective practices of physicians and improved patient care.


Big Data; Analysis; Healthcare; Physician; Patient Care

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International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE) – eISSN: 2626-8493
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