Events

    • 22 May 2019
    • 23 May 2019
    • Wellesley, MA


    Stay sharp by improving your data visualization skills this spring! Health Data Viz's upcoming, two-day workshop in the Boston area is open for registration and still at early bird rates. Check it out below and then register here: http://www.healthdataviz.com/workshop-details/?ID=50

    May 22 - 23, 2019 | Wellesley, MA. This two-day course delivers that hard-to-find hands-on training in the best design practices of tables, graphs and dashboard design, incorporating examples of actual healthcare data. This course is highly interactive with a combination of lecture and small group case study activities, and is designed to give you the tools you need to present your healthcare data so that your accurate, effective message is loud and clear.


    • 04 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • MHDC Offices and Online
    Register

    How Data Quality Drives Value Across the Healthcare Enterprise


    Data quality in healthcare is more important and more challenging to achieve than ever before. Mergers and acquisitions, payment reform, and quality reporting demand more quality data than healthcare organizations are accustomed to providing. It takes a keen understanding of an enterprise’s data and operations to achieve practical and lasting improvements. Improvements in data quality can involve disrupting and redesigning existing workflows to improve data quality and avoid “after the fact” data remediation efforts. Data quality efforts often converge with enterprise data governance initiatives creating added benefits and challenges.

     Learning Objectives:

    During this webinar, you’ll learn how improving data quality can drive value across the enterprise by:

    • Providing capabilities that address the needs of IT as well as clinical and business people, and help them better collaborate to ensure data is fit for use
    • Fitting into the context of larger initiatives like analytics, data governance, regulatory compliance, and master data management
    • Aggregating the right data to demonstrate value using business metrics that matter

    Speakers: Richard Cramer, Chief Healthcare StrategistInformatica and Sean McAuley, EDW Manager, Commonwealth Care Alliance

    • 11 Jun 2019
    • 12 Jun 2019
    • Waltham, MA


    Stay sharp by improving your data visualization skills this spring! Health Data Viz's upcoming, two-day workshop in the Boston area is open for registration and still at early bird rates. Check it out below and then register here: http://www.healthdataviz.com/training/  

    Tableau for Healthcare Professionals - Beginner/Intermediate Level

    June 11 - 12, 2019 | Waltham, MA This two-day course is designed for the healthcare professional who works with data (regardless of technical or analytical background), with a beginner to intermediate Tableau software skill level. This highly interactive course is designed to give you the skills you need to connect to data and build tables, graphs, charts and dashboards in Tableau using healthcare data sets. 


    • 11 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • MHDC Offices and Online
    Register

    Data Orchestration and Governance

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    A strong data strategy for payers and providers capitalizes on current technologies to create a health data curation and enrichment hub, in short, a “Data Orchestration Platform.” Aligning resources across all departments to this strategy can enable any provider or health plan to become data-driven while generating an ROI that prepares for a future investment in AI and machine learning.  

    Data Orchestration requires connecting numerous internal/external data sources then centrally profiling, enriching and cleansing these data with advanced match, merge and mastering across important domains such as patient, provider attribution, workforce and location. 

    Additionally, in healthcare it is important to effectively and centrally manage the 1.2 million codes in all of the clinical terminologies and reference data sets. 

    Lastly, these data must be democratized by providing access to definitions and data lineage through governance and also publishing up to date, analyst-friendly self-service data marts and metrics cohorts. 

    Learning Objectives:

    • Comprehend high-level illustrations of various data complexities specific to the healthcare industry including two actual use case examples of data challenges in acute care.
    • Recognize the significance of treating data as an asset to create your Data Orchestration Hub to enable the effective use of Machine Learning, AI, NLP, and IoT as a part of organizational analytics.
    • Understand key components of defining analytics ROI and leveraging a Data Orchestration Hub for governance.

    Speaker: Shawn Sutherland, CPHIMS, Manager, Patient and Member Outcomes, Information Builders

    Shawn’s experience ranges from Director of Analytics at UT Southwestern Medical Center to managing BI, value based clinical quality and EHR software development/reporting teams at Baylor Scott & White Health System. 

    He has presented at national HIMSS and HDAA conferences, is an Advisory Board Member for SMU’s Masters in Business Analytics, spent 3 years on the National Quality Task Force, and his work at Baylor was recognized with the national CHIME Innovator of the Year Award.  Shawn brings 20+ years practical experience and an understanding of the latest data technology to help organizations strategically achieve modern, value-based healthcare. 

    • 18 Jun 2019
    • 19 Jun 2019
    • Denver, CO


    Stay sharp by improving your data visualization skills this spring! Health Data Viz's upcoming, two-day workshop is open for registration and still at early bird rates. Check it out below and then register here: http://www.healthdataviz.com/training/  

    Tableau for Healthcare Professionals - Beginner/Intermediate Level

    June 18 - 19, 2019 | Denver, CO. This two-day course is designed for the healthcare professional who works with data (regardless of technical or analytical background), with a beginner to intermediate Tableau software skill level. This highly interactive course is designed to give you the skills you need to connect to data and build tables, graphs, charts and dashboards in Tableau using healthcare data sets. 


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