May 22-24, 2018
Boston, USA

Speakers

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Benjamin Mansalis
CMIO
Integris Health

Dr. Benjamin Mansalis has 25 years of experience in informatics and is a board certified Hospitalist.  He is the CMIO at INTEGRIS Health, the largest healthcare system in Oklahoma where he leads a team of data scientists and clinical informatists that are dedicated to improving the quality of patient care.  Dr. Mansalis began his career in the Philadelphia, PA region where he founded a series of healthcare consulting companies, pioneering the development of self-service analytics for Fortune 100 companies.  He then attended medical school at Albany Medical College and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Patient Safety and System Improvement at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. He has experience in advising Fortune 500 leadership in creating and implementing data driven strategies. He brings a unique blend of clinical, operational, and financial analytics experience. As a former HIT developer, he understands how to best leverage data for creating actionable information. He is passionate about using data to drive success in meeting the triple (quad) AIM in the challenging setting of value-based care. He has deep experience in financial, operational, clinical and claims data domains in both the commercial health as well as FQHC settings. Through partnering with clients he ensures data systems are nimble, EHR workflows are optimized around pertinent metrics, and predictive analytic models are used to support tactical and strategic decisions.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

15.15 | Panel Discussion: Delving into how Analytics are Supporting the Triple Aim Framework

09.30 | A Case-Study on Critical Improvement of Clinical Outcomes Through Analytic Innovation at INTEGRIS Health

Betsy McVay
VP & Chief Analytics Officer
UnityPoint Health

McVay is Chief Analytics Officer at UnityPoint Health, a $4.5B, multi-state, integrated delivery system located in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Her passion for using data and information to improve care quality, efficiency, and experience has supported the system’s focus on analytics maturity. Under McVay’s leadership, her team focuses on mastering the use of descriptive and predictive analytics, which has helped position UnityPoint Health in the top decile for performance measures. Her work prioritizes partnering with clinical and business leadership to solve today’s health care challenges. McVay’s team has been nationally recognized for innovation. McVay was recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women in Health IT by Health Data Management (2016) and as an Up&Comer by Modern Healthcare (2017). McVay earned her Master of Health Administration and Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

16.15 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Biggest Challenges to Analytics Implementation & Adoption in the Healthcare Setting

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

13.00 | Analytics in Action: Insights to Improvement in Healthcare

John Mattison
CMIO & Assistant Medical Director
Kaiser Permanente

John focuses on transforming care delivery with information technology, through convergence of exponential technologies and data liquidity. He has been actively involved in strategic design for advanced analytics and advocated adoption of blockchain in healthcare for several years. His team led the design, architecture and implementation of the largest integrated electronic health record in the US, and he is the founder of the international XML standard for health record interoperability now known as CDA, CCD and CCDA.  He has led various national innovation programs including virtual care, sponsored or led numerous digital health projects implemented at scale, is senior advisor to the Tricorder X-Prize, and mentors many digital health startups.  He chairs the eHealth Workgroup of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH), and is a member of various boards, including the Big Data Advisory Board, Open mHealth, the NIH funded ‘Policy and Ethics in Precision Medicine’, the Simms-Mann Foundation, BioCOM, IOT Advisory Board, and has taught at multiple Universities including Exponential Medicine at Singularity University, UCSD, Stanford, USC, UCLA and has published widely on IOT, global genomics, policy, privacy, security, international research collaboration models, interoperability, mobile health, Community Health, mindfulness and resilience, and healthcare transformation.  He has published in Nature, JAMIA, JAMA, has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Modern Healthcare, Modern Physician, Mobile Health News, Sloan Management Review, and has authored chapters for four books.  He keynotes and chairs various national and international conferences and consults globally.  He is an active participant on several global initiatives to bring internet services to underserved communities providing access to both jobs and healthcare. His contributions to healthcare have been recognized by various national awards.  His current work focuses on personalizing every aspect of health including personalized motivational strategies.  He is promoting the use of motiviconsÓÔ within a Motivational FormularyÓÔ across the Healthcare PlecosystemÓÔ to restore ancient wisdom, mindfulness and resilience while creating a “Behavioral Symphony of Wellness”ÓÔ  He is committed to using Advanced Analytics to support the motivational aspects of personalized medicine.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

17.00 | Chair’s Closing Remarks

12.15 | Governance, Ethics & Coordination of Analytic Projects Across the Enterprise

08.45 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Josh Kohrumel
CDO
Rady Children's Hospital

Josh Kohrumel currently serves as the Chief Data Officer for Rady Children's Hospital San Diego.  In this capacity Josh is responsible for Data Strategy, Information Security, Innovation and Business technologies, which includes oversight of analytics, enterprise resource planning and other business systems, reporting, integration/interface development, web services, database administration, project services, Epic application security, PeopleSoft application security, core Information Security (DLP, AV, webfiltering, forensics, incident response, etc.), enterprise architecture, mhealth, telemedicine and other emerging technologies.  Before serving as Chief Data Officer, Josh was the Director of the Portfolio Management Office for Rady Children's Hospital San Diego.  Josh recently served on the Board of the Association for Executives in Healthcare IT Applications (AEHIA) as the vice chair.  Josh has spoken at several conferences across the country covering topics ranging from Epic implementations, information security and health care analytics. Josh has over 14 years of experience overseeing various aspects of EMR implementations and leveraging of health information technology at several different organizations, including Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Southern California Permanente Medical Group (Kaiser Permanente) and the Veterans’ Health Administration Greater Los Angeles, West Los Angeles Medical Center.  Predating his health care technology work, Josh has 7 years of clinical research experience.  Josh has a background in Health Policy and Management, earning an MPH from University of California, Los Angeles.  He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego.    

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

15.15 | Panel Discussion: Delving into how Analytics are Supporting the Triple Aim Framework

14.45 | Advancing Analytics in a Constrained Environment

Leonard D’Avolio
Assistant Professor
Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Dr. Leonard D’Avolio, Ph.D. has experience working with government, academia, philanthropy, and industry to make the learning healthcare system a reality. He’s the co-founder of Cyft, an organization that uses data and AI to improve clinical care and operations. He is also an Assistant Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, an advisor to the Helmsley Charitable Trust Foundation and several healthcare startups, and a board member for Youth Development Organization.  He helped improve childbirth across 70 clinics in India working with Atul Gawande at Ariadne Labs, created the infrastructure for the world’s largest genomic medicine cohort, and embedded the first clinical trial within an electronic medical record system for the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. His work has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, National Library of Medicine, the Helmsley Charitable Trust Foundation.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

09.45 | AI in Healthcare: Making it Work

09.00 | Opening Panel Discussion: The Continuous Fight for Driving Innovation, Improving Patient Outcomes & Enhancing Operations in Healthcare With Better Insights – Learnings to Date & Perspectives on Future Directions

Maksim Tsvetovat,
CTO
Open Health Network

Dr. Tsvetovat is a co-founder and CTO of Open Health Network. Before starting Open Health Network, he has taught at George Mason University as a professor of data science, and published over 50 peer reviewed publications and a bestselling book on social media analytics. He is a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, an amateur triathlete and a jazz musician.

Michael Hunt
CEO & President
St. Vincent’s Health Partners

Dr. Hunt graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa and completed his residency in Pediatrics.  During his military service, Dr. Hunt’s held key leadership positions.  As Chief Medical Information Officer, he has implemented ‘Epic’ and ‘Cerner’ EMRs. He is Board Certified and received a Master of Science in Medical Informatics. In April 2013, Dr. Hunt was appointed CPHO (Chief Population Health Officer [CMO/CMIO]) for St. Vincent’s Health Partners, Inc., a Physician Hospital Organization with more than 400 providers, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center.  Dr. Hunt provides physician leadership and direction for the planning, design and implementation of clinical information systems at St. Vincent’s Health Partners, Inc. and oversees quality and utilization for its provider network.  Under the leadership of Dr. Hunt, St. Vincent’s Health Partners, Inc. was the first organization in the country to become accredited by URAC as a Clinically Integrated Network and is leading the charge in changing the face of healthcare in CT.  Currently, working with organizational leaders, Dr. Hunt is engaged to develop information system infrastructure to support a super clinically integrated network.  As interim Chief Executive Officer (2016), he is now focused to develop additional opportunities for medical management with employers. Dr. Hunt joined St. Vincent’s Health System (SVHS) as CMIO in August 2014.  He is working closely with clinical and information technology associates to transition to ongoing operations after the Cerner EMR implementation.  Additionally, Dr. Hunt participates with the Valued Care Alliance (a newly formed seven hospital consortium in Connecticut in which St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a founding member) to establish system-wide population management infrastructure.  SVHS was the first hospital to attest to stage two Meaningful use in Connecticut, and is now optimizing through uplift the Cerner EMR.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

09.00 | Supporting Cost-Effectiveness of Care Delivery With Analytics

Michael Thompson
Director of Enterprise Data Intelligence
Cedars-Sinai Health System

Michael’s passion is data mining and predictive analytics in healthcare as he leads the Enterprise Data Intelligence function for the Cedars-Sinai Health System.   His teams provide the data science and information management strategy for accelerating the use of descriptive and predictive analytic capabilities in support of clinical outcomes, quality and operational efficiency goals.   Mike's teams apply data science and machine learning concepts that have been recognized nationally and internationally, and referenced within multiple publications. Prior to joining healthcare, Mike led the creation of descriptive and predictive analytics across multiple industries. His work led to the advancement of the data mining, economic/credit risk forecasting, and predictive analytic data frameworks in use by over 6,000 financial institutions in over 50 countries.  He is a contributing speaker at multiple predictive analytic and academic venues across the country where is happy to engage with data science enthusiasts.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

16.15 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Biggest Challenges to Analytics Implementation & Adoption in the Healthcare Setting

14.45 | Zero- to-90 Days to Making a Difference With Data Science

Parsa Mirhaji
Director
Center for Health Data Innovations, Montefiore Health System

Dr. Parsa Mirhaji MD. PhD. is an Associate Professor of Systems and Computational Biology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the Director of Clinical Research Informatics at the Montefiore Medical Center, NY. Dr. Mirhaji is also a Co-Investigator and the Chief Technical Officer of the New York City-Clinical Data Research Network (NYC-CDRN), a clinical data sharing collaboration for large scale outcomes research and pragmatic clinical trials among New York City Medical Centers and PCORnet. Formerly, Dr. Mirhaji was the director of the Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Informatics Research at the University of Texas at Houston, where he was awarded “The Best Practice in Public Health Award-2002” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for establishing nation’s first community based bioterrorism preparedness web-portal at Houston. Dr. Mirhaji has been an early adopter and member of the W3C working groups for applications of Semantic Web in Healthcare and Life Sciences, an acting committee member on the Texas Hospital Preparedness Program at the Texas State Department of Health Services and the Texas Institute for Health Policy Research, and a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Commission for the Texas State Department of Health Services

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

13.45 | Evidence Generation & Digital Transformation in Learning Healthcare Systems: A Case for Big-Data & Advanced Analytics

09.00 | Opening Panel Discussion: The Continuous Fight for Driving Innovation, Improving Patient Outcomes & Enhancing Operations in Healthcare With Better Insights – Learnings to Date & Perspectives on Future Directions

Robert Chang
Associate CMIO
University of Michigan Health System

Dr. Chang is the Inpatient Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Michigan Medicine as well as the service chief of the Division of Hospitalist Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. His involvement in informatics started with the Michigan inpatient EPIC Go-live in 2013 that has since expanded to include all of inpatient informatics related to clinical, safety, quality and hospital operational goals. His focused informatics interests involve effective EMR design via clinical decision support, transparent data sharing and workflow design to guide performance improvement.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

16.00 | Chair’s Closing Remarks

11.00 | Case Study on Choosing Wisely - Reducing Unnecessary Inpatient Blood Draws in an Academic Medical Center

08.50 | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Ron Ozminkowski
VP of Cognitive & Analytics
IBM Watson Health

Ron Ozminkowski is Vice President of Cognitive & Analytics at IBM Watson Health, where he provides leadership and expertise in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other approaches that help Watson Health clients solve many of the most pressing problems in healthcare. Dr. Ozminkowski's training is in a variety of disciplines. His doctoral degree is in Health Services Organization and Policy, with a focus on Health Economics, from the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School. His Masters degrees are in Applied Economics and Medical Care Organization, also from Michigan. His bachelors degree is a dual degree in Community Health Education and School Health Education, from the State University College at Brockport, NY. Dr. Ozminkowski has been using expertise in these areas since 1983, by designing, managing, and conducting health services research and evaluation projects for employers, pharma and device companies, providers, industry groups, several state governments, and the federal government. He is internationally recognized as an expert in the evaluation of corporate wellness and disease management programs, and has published and presented widely on these and related issues. In his current role at IBM Watson Health, Ron leads a large group of subject matter experts, research managers, data scientists, programmers, visualization experts, and others who build, maintain, and update analytic models, algorithms, and visualizations which help solve pressing business and clinical problems faced by Watson Health Clients. Before joining IBM, Ron was Chief Scientific Officer in the Consumer Solutions Group at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company. He also served as Vice President, Research & Development in the Advanced Analytics Group at Optum, and as Director of Health and Productivity Management at Thomson Healthcare and Cornell University. Before that he was Senior Economist and Research Manager at Abt Associates Inc., and Research Fellow in the National Center for Health Services Research / Agency for Health Care Research and Policy. His teaching experience includes work as an instructor in health economics at Eastern Michigan University and Mercy College of Detroit. The variety of perspectives and knowledge he has gained from many great clients and colleagues over the years provide the tools needed to make sure AI and other tools are used to their maximum benefit in the healthcare field.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

11.15 | Improving Lives & Giving Hope by Delivering Innovation to Address the World’s Most Pressing Healthcare Challenges Through Data & Cognitive Insights

09.00 | Opening Panel Discussion: The Continuous Fight for Driving Innovation, Improving Patient Outcomes & Enhancing Operations in Healthcare With Better Insights – Learnings to Date & Perspectives on Future Directions

Scott Tromanhauser
Chief Medical Quality Officer
New England Baptist Hospital

Dr. Scott Tromanhauser is the Chief Medical Quality Officer and the Chief of Spine Surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital.  In these roles, he is responsible for maintaining and improving patient safety, quality and outcomes across all service lines, including spinal surgery.  He and the Quality and Patient Safety team closely monitor patient reported experience and outcome information derived from internal and publicly reported sources such as, HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems), Press Ganey surveys and CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services). This information is used to drive process improvement projects throughout the organization. In addition, Dr. Tromanhauser also oversees the Medical Staff Office, physician credentialing and quality performance measurement.  He also serves as the Director of Research Administration and is member of the Board of Trustees of the New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Tromanhauser co-founded a medical device start-up and an Artificial Intelligence-based predictive modeling company. He continues to be very interested in using AI and Machine learning approaches to medical diagnosis and treatment.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

15.15 | Panel Discussion: Delving into how Analytics are Supporting the Triple Aim Framework

11.30 | A Journey Towards Value-Based Care

Shaju Puthussery
Chief Analytics Officer & VP
DentaQuest

Shaju Puthussery currently serves as Chief Analytics Officer for DentaQuest.  He owns strategy and development of analytics & the enterprise architectural portfolio which includes business architecture, business intelligence, performance management, data management, advanced analytics, integration architecture and reports management.  He works closely with the business teams in developing predictive analytics, risk analytics and clinical performance of networks to increase quality and reduce cost. Shaju held a number of senior level leadership positions as Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of his own technology firm.  He has 20+ years of experience in leveraging technology, business and management. Shaju is passionate in applying analytics and automation to the digital transformation of enterprise and business processes.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

15.15 | Panel Discussion: Delving into how Analytics are Supporting the Triple Aim Framework

10.00 | Application of Ensemble Models to Drive Value-Based Care in Dental Benefits

Tatyana Kanzaveli
CEO
Open Health Network

Tatyana Kanzaveli has gone from a programmer to senior executive at Big 5 to founder and CEO of a startup company along her 20 year career, recognized as a thought leader, mentor for her ability to guide Fortune 500 and startup companies through business challenges She’s worked for major companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Fujitsu and startups in the early days of the Web. Tatyana has personally helped companies jump from 0 to millions in revenue even during the toughest economic times. She opened new verticals and markets. Today she is the founder and CEO of Open Health Network, the startup in a Big Data/Artificial Intelligence Healthcare space. She is a mentor at 500Startups and Richard Branson Entrepreneurs Centre and serves on boards for private companies. She also is licensee and organizer of highly notable TEDxBayArea conferences, she is a frequent speaker at US and International conferences on innovation, entrepreneurship and digital health. Tatyana has been featured in the White House blog , spoke at the United Nations, presented at the first White House Demo Day hosted by the President Obama. Tatyana has been recognized as one of the top 10 Influential Women in Healthcare IT in 2015. Tatyana was USSR chess champion, played in the same team with Gary Kasparov, she loves to cook and kayak.

Terri Thompson
VP, Population Health
ProMedica Health System

Terri Thompson is the Vice President of Population Health for ProMedica. Ms. Thompson is responsible for developing and implementing programs and solutions to support achieving improved population health in our community. Additionally, Ms. Thompson supports analytics and information technology infrastructure development, community and care management and clinical integration and alignment for better service of the community.  Prior to the launch of ProMedica’s Population Health division in April of 2012, Ms. Thompson was the Corporate Director of Accountable Care where she helped launch ProMedica’s Accountable Care Organization and develop ProMedica’s value-based approach to providing health care - ProMedica has over $44 million in value based contracts today. Ms. Thompson has over 20 years of experience in healthcare analytics, performance management, finance, operations, strategic planning, business process re-engineering and project management. Her previous roles within ProMedica have included over 12 years in health plan decision support, analytics, process improvement and product development.  Ms. Thompson is an ASQ Six-Sigma Green Belt, has a BA degree from Bowling Green State University and an MBA degree from the University of Toledo.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

16.15 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Biggest Challenges to Analytics Implementation & Adoption in the Healthcare Setting

14.15 | Bringing Analytic Capabilities to Life - A Journey for the Patient

Tommy Matthews
Director, AI Solutions
INTEGRIS Health

Tom Matthews has 15 years of experience in Software Development and Systems Engineering. He currently serves as Director of AI Solutions and Data Science for INTEGRIS Health, a large not-for-profit health system in Oklahoma. Tom is a board certified electrical engineer and regular contributor to ONC working groups for EHR interoperability and technology standards. Tom began his career in the United States Army immediately following undergraduate education; first serving as an Emerging Technology Program Officer for the Army Training & Doctrine Command where he presided over the DoD’s first pilot program for Digital Training Transformation at the United States Army Signal Center of excellence. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Oklahoma State University in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, respectively. Since joining INTEGRIS health, Tom has led a multitude of transformational programs aimed at increasing patient engagement in care, consumer behavior modeling and electronic access to care; including, leading the construction and deployment of the nation’s first cloud-native accredited multi-tenant HIE/HISP. Tom’s current research encompasses machine learning at the edge, continuous delivery patterns for machine learning technology, convolutional neural networks as risk stratification engines, semantic extraction of text features for Clinical Notes using NLP, and driving the discovery of care insight from massive compute over large data through personal biometric devices. Tom is also active in ensuring machine learning and artificial intelligence technology are readily accessible and available to everyone through open source software. He regularly contributes to a number of open source projects and is especially passionate about expanding insight and data democratization. He is patiently striving to build a future where machine learning can be as simple as PowerPivot in Microsoft® Excel™.

Day Two

Thursday, May 24, 2018

09.30 | A Case-Study on Critical Improvement of Clinical Outcomes Through Analytic Innovation at INTEGRIS Health

Valmeek Kudesia
VP, Clinical Informatics & System Design
Commonwealth Care Alliance

Valmeek Kudesia is a practicing internist, board-certified clinical informatician, and engineer trained at Boston University and Harvard University. He is the VP of Clinical Informatics and System Design at Commonwealth Care Alliance. He thrives in the challenging overlap of clinical, administrative, and technical domains in healthcare. Over the past 10 years he has worked to transform healthcare organizations into learning organizations. Valmeek is an experienced leader who uses his multidisciplinary background to align stakeholders and forge new pathways for success. As a physician, he believes healthcare informatics systems should be invisible and bring care-providers and patients closer together instead of wedging them apart. As an engineer and informatician, he knows those systems can be created, and we can make a tremendous positive impact by building them.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

10.15 | Informatics & Machine-Learning for Complex Care at CCA

09.00 | Opening Panel Discussion: The Continuous Fight for Driving Innovation, Improving Patient Outcomes & Enhancing Operations in Healthcare With Better Insights – Learnings to Date & Perspectives on Future Directions

William Paiva
Executive Director – Health Systems Innovation
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Systems Innovation

William D. Paiva, PhD, is Executive Director of Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI). The Center is focused on transforming rural and Native America health through implementation of innovative care delivery and information technology solutions. Prior to joining Oklahoma State University, Dr. Paiva was a partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital fund with over $2 billion under management. He was also a partner at Chisholm Private Capital Partners and the Oklahoma Life Science Fund.  Dr. Paiva specialized in identifying early-stage venture opportunities at the intersection of traditional technology sectors and healthcare.  Before his venture capital career, Dr. Paiva worked in management consulting at Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath and as an investment banking associate at JP Morgan in New York. Dr. Paiva holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Oklahoma; an MBA from Dartmouth College's Amos Tuck School of Business.

Day One

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

16.15 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Biggest Challenges to Analytics Implementation & Adoption in the Healthcare Setting

15.45 | Unlocking Value & Insights from Your Digital Health Data & EMR Investment