This is the second part of a series written by Charles Boicey from UC Irvine Health (part 1 is here). The series will demonstrate a real case study for Apache Hadoop in healthcare and also journal the architecture and technical considerations presented during implementation.
It has been 232 days since the last post. Much has transpired including a rebranding of the organization from UCI Medical Center to UC Irvine Health. I am happy to report we have a production Saritor environment up and running on the Hortonworks Data Platform.
Here are some highlights from the past 232 days:
In collaboration with our medical device integration partner, iSirona, we are developing a system to acquire home monitoring data and transmit it to Saritor. Our first deployed device will be a scale. This may sound simple, but in-home monitoring of the daily weights of Congestive Heart Failure patients is essential for the prevention of those patients readmitting to the hospital.…