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Holly Rimmasch at Health Catalyst says many health systems are living with feet in both worlds, but diverse incentives will eventually force a reckoning. She also discusses how data can help hospitals allocate thin resources like care managers.
The entry of large companies into the ecosystem will have an amazing effect on data sharing and ultimately how patient-centric care is delivered, says Mark Kramer, chief engineer for MITRE's Health Technology Center (HTC).
Scott Musial, chief solutions officer at Aetion, describes how the company's technology can aggregate disparate datasets to assess the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals and enable easier FDA compliance.
Dr. Rich Parker, chief medical officer at Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, discusses the evolution of team-based care management, and explains how analytics can help guide interventions for the most "actionable" patients.
Dr. Vinay Vaidya, chief medical information officer at Phoenix Children's Hospital, describes how the health system is deploying analytics for its chronic disease management program, longitudinally tracking patients with an actionable dashboard.
KVC Health Systems CIO Lonnie Johnson describes the IT and data strategies of his multi-state provider of foster care and adoption services, including its predictive modeling goals and first steps toward AI and machine learning.
The challenge is not so much in the technology development but in the cultural maturity for people to realize what the data can do for them, says Chad Konchak, assistant vice president of Clinical Analytics at NorthShore University HealthSystem.
Amy Compton-Phillips, EVP and CCO at Providence St. Joseph Health, talks about her organization's chief medical analytics officer who is a physician and data scientist, so he is able to understand clinical context as well as data structure.
Cigna Ventures Senior VP Tom Richards discusses the insurer's venture capital unit's focus on digital health, care delivery and advanced analytics technologies.
Duke University Health System Chief Analytics Officer Stephen Blackwelder explains how IT funnels various data sources into a treasure trove researchers can analyze.