Role of Datalakes in Healthcare
Healthcare data is growing by leaps and bounds every year. In order to make the best use of this humongous data, healthcare providers need massive scale platforms that not only store data but also allow them to process it in order to generate actionable insights. The solution must allow them to take decisions to improve their business, operations and the service offered to their patients. Unfortunately, the present day IT infrastructure lacks the necessary scalability, performance and analytical capabilities that are required to support the healthcare industry. In order to address these issues, it is the right time for the healthcare industry to embrace technological innovations in the industry in order to take their operations into the next level. In this paper, we talk about why traditional data warehouses are no longer enough for the healthcare industry? And how data lakes can address these challenges and provide them the support required for achieving utmost efficiency in their operations, research and service.