International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences

ISSN: 2455-7749

Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Systems

Lidong Wang
Institute for Systems Engineering Research, Mississippi State University, Vicksburg, MS, USA.

Cheryl Ann Alexander
Institute for Information Technology Innovations & Smart Healthcare, Vicksburg, MS, USA.


Received on June 30, 2018
Accepted on September 03, 2018


Big Data analytics can improve patient outcomes, advance and personalize care, improve provider relationships with patients, and reduce medical spending. This paper introduces healthcare data, big data in healthcare systems, and applications and advantages of Big Data analytics in healthcare. We also present the technological progress of big data in healthcare, such as cloud computing and stream processing. Challenges of Big Data analytics in healthcare systems are also discussed.

Keywords- Big Data, Big Data analytics, Healthcare, Personalized medicine, Precision medicine, Cloud computing, Stream processing.


Wang, L., & Alexander, C. A (2019). Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Systems. International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, 4(1), 17-26.

Conflict of Interest

The authors confirm that this article contents have no conflict of interest.


The authors acknowledge and express the gratitude for the support of Technology and Healthcare Solutions, Inc. in Mississippi, USA.


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