The purpose of this assignment is to examine the role predictive analytics plays in health care. Research predictive analytics within the healthcare industry and discuss how this tool is used. Describe the step-by-step process for developing a predictive analytics project. Patient care is paramount and should be the focus of any unit—even in finance. With that in mind, discuss how predictive analytics in finance correlates to enhanced patient care. Make sure your essays meet the following requirements. The introduction should engage the reader in the topic and clearly present a summary of the main points. The discussion should be appropriate and provide evidence of critical thinking. The organization should be clear and present logically arranged points. The writing should be clear and concise with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Your essay should be a minimum of 500 words in length, not counting the title and reference pages. Use a minimum of two sources, with at least one source from an online library (one may also be your textbook). All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced, and paraphrased material must have accompanying in-text citations.
Baker, J. J., Baker, R. W., & Dworkin, N. R. (2018). Health care finance: Basic tools for nonfinancial managers (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.