There is no correlation between amount spent on healthcare and improvements in life expectancy. Spending money wisely requires effective use of multiple, disparate data sources (structured and unstructured) giving healthcare professionals the tools to make better, data-driven decisions.

This will not just be a top-down, data scientist driven model. Self-service analytics combine the experience and contextual knowledge of healthcare professionals with the value of "complete" data.

Read the article below  in parallel with key conclusions from The Carter Report which is an NHS study but has global relevance.

Combine the two and we may see better health outcomes without escalating budgets