Gartner Research

The Emergence of Precision Algorithms in Healthcare

Published: 12 August 2015

ID: G00279077

Analyst(s): Laura Craft

Summary

Recent announcements that several medical institutions intend to publish extensive portfolios of advanced algorithms via an open marketplace serve as an early indicator that interest in sharing clinical algorithms is increasing. We explore the impact of this trend and offer recommendations to HDOs.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The open promotion and sale of advanced clinical algorithms enables the widespread ability to proliferate the benefits of best-in-class analytics
  • The availability of advanced algorithmic models via an open marketplace facilitates access to algorithms that are beyond the development reach of many HDOs
  • The ability to publish algorithms provides a vehicle for the data scientists, clinicians and researchers at an HDO to monetize its information assets

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