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Analytics or BI? Centralized or federated data? Geisinger’s CDO shares insights

grgnrNicholas Marko, MD, breaks down the differences between big data analytics and business intelligence, and explains how Geisinger chooses between centralizing and federating data. An important article describing importance of business intelligence at Geisinger. “People like to say, ‘Advanced analytics, that sounds really cool, really high-power,'” says Marko. “But the fact of the matter is, most clinical care decisions, most business decisions, most operational decisions, are driven by much more basic analyses – reporting of numbers on a consistent basis, display of data in dashboards.” Read More