Big data offers solutions that many hospitals aren't currently taking full advantage of. What's clear is that there's room to streamline the process to better impact patient care and the financial health of the hospital at the same time. One issue for many hospitals is in the scope of advances. Big data, as the name implies, gathers all sorts of information and documentation. The problem isn't in finding ways to gather the data. The real problem lies in knowing how to best organize and utilize what you have to improve results. Enter: machine learning.