How Do You Balance Data Management in a Healthcare System That is Already Overwhelmed?

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And it's such a good point because I see that as a journalist. I get patients referred to Mayo clinic, and I'm sort of quarterbacking the process, and I may send them three different specialists, and I may get a slooth test, get imaging studies that have a thousand images in them.

And I, even as someone who's spent nine years in training, still get overwhelmed by all the data that comes in. So, it is such a good point. We have to get good at knowing how to summarize the data, present it in a useful way, and tracking overtime. So, what the mountain of data allows us do to is to be very precise in certain settings, but we've got figure out where we apply the precision, and the computers, they can do pattern analysis for us, they'll help us with that a lot.

And we're looking right now for instance head it, when someone comes in for that Intensive Wellness Program, and you have them wearing underground for five days, that is a ton of data. You could spend two hours talking to them just about their actigraph data, and so we will have to narrow that down to a very focused, important points for them to use in making their plans for their health program.

But you can do that, you can follow a heart rate, all throughout the day, mountain of data, but just say, Hey, I do notice that you're active for about 30 minutes during the day, and the rest of the day you're not. Let's try to get a couple of other activity spikes during your day, and that's something that's easy to grasp, and easy to graph, and will be helpful to people.