In the next 10 years, data and the ability to analyze them will do for doctors’ minds what X-ray and medical imaging have done for their vision. How? By turning data into actionable information. Take, for instance, IBM’s intelligent supercomputer, Watson. Watson can analyze the meaning and context of human language and quickly process vast amounts of information. With this information, it can suggest options targeted to a patient’s specific circumstances. This technology can help physicians and nurses identify the most effective courses of treatment for their patients, and it is an almost immediate process. In less than 3 seconds, Watson can sift through the equivalent of about 200 million pages, evaluate the information, and provide precise responses. With medical information doubling every 5 years, advanced health analytic systems technologies like this can help improve patient care through the delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based health care.