"The unfortunate truth for U.S. hospitals is most need to be part of a larger health system to have the resources to achieve this. Hopefully cost and security concerns cease to become barriers in the near future. I, for one, have grown tired of the…"
Would you say the SQL Server Data Mining algorithms are now obsolete? Of course, its extensibility could still make it useful, and I know you have mentioned Predixion Software as being pretty good when used with PowerPivot.