Healthcare and Machine Data—What’s Not to Love?

Splunk at HIMSSIt’s February, the designated month of love, so I thought it fitting to share the Splunk slogan I love the most: “I like big data, and I cannot lie.” And I’m not the only one—healthcare organizations around the world are loving how big data, especially machine data, is helping them to improve their systems.

The healthcare industry has tons of machine data, not only from their infrastructure and applications, but also from sources like EHRs and connected medical devices. Now they can leverage this data to achieve unique insights that can help standardize infrastructure, improve diagnostics, meet regulations and even tailor medical care. Here’s some real world examples:

  • Myriad Genetics collects biologic samples from doctors all around the
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#splunkconf16 preview: The DNA of Big Data and Big Ideas in Healthcare at .conf2016

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220Splunk .conf2016 is just around the corner. We’re excited to share best practices, new ideas, and learn directly from the smartest people in the Splunk ecosystem. We have sessions in our healthcare track that include presentations by the following (in alphabetical order): Cerner Corporation, Harvard University, Kaiser Permanente, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Myriad Genetics, Practice Fusion, St. Jude Medical, and Surescripts. Some of our in-house Splunk experts will present on topics that include: new custom visualization API, improving soldier’s efficiency and healthcare logistics in the battlefield, use case of managing Type 1 diabetes, regulatory compliance, defeating fraud, and big data analytics for healthcare decision support. Come join us for these sessions:


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