Reflecting on Analytics Impacts on Information Architecture Contexts as a Source of Business Modelling for Healthcare Services

Reflecting on Analytics Impacts on Information Architecture Contexts as a Source of Business Modelling for Healthcare Services

Liliane Carvalho Jamil (Independent Researcher, Brazil), Augusto Alves Pinho Vieira (Independent Researcher, Brazil) and Antônio José Daniel Xavier (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6225-2.ch007

Abstract

This chapter approaches the context of healthcare, observing how information system conceptual background can help to comprehend the evolution and adoption of emerging technologies on the applicable solutions. As a critical sector, both from economic and life quality points of view, healthcare is an excellent environment to observe how these tools and its associated infrastructure make it possible for new business organizations to be proposed. The chapter is aimed to develop a theoretical and practical comprehension around concepts through isolated and integrated analysis.
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Background

The main concepts to be approached in this review are, undoubtfully, analytics, information architecture and business models. However, a previous, brief study around information and its related context – supporting concepts, like data, knowledge and information management – must be addressed to produce a coherent approach for the desired development. This way, we start leveling those definitions, and then studying the main topics of this chapter.

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