MACHINE LEARNING & AI FOR HEALTHCARE: A HIMSS EVENT
Boston, MA, June 13-14, 2019
Chad Konchak is an assistant vice president of Health Information Technology at NorthShore University HealthSystem, a large integrated healthcare delivery system in the northern Chicagoland area. NorthShore is an industry leader in informatics and analytics being named as the first health system in the nation to achieve HIMSS stage 7 for ambulatory care. In his role, Chad oversees the team responsible for NorthShore’s clinical and operational reporting, analysis and predictive modeling efforts, which focus on leveraging and delivering data (e.g. via clinical decision support systems) that improve the quality of care, patient experience, and efficiency of the healthcare system.
As a healthcare organization matures its analytics capability, new positions must to be created, existing positions upgraded, and, of course, compensation adjusted to keep up.
Chad Konchak is the assistant vice president of clinical analytics at Northshore University Healthsystem, the first health system in the nation to achieve HIMSS analytics Stage 7 for ambulatory care (the highest level). Chad knows knows first-hand that developing analytics talent and quality takes time (years!) and effort.
In this session, he’ll explain how Northshore grew its analytics team, developed leaders, and secured c-suite commitment to create an analytics-oriented culture.
Over the past hour, three leading healthcare organizations have discussed key stops on the road to analytics maturity: creating a team, developing a strategy, and evolving and maintaining your program. In this session, James Gaston, senior director of maturity models for HIMSS Analytics, shares key takeaways from these earlier discussions and moderates a Q&A with the speakers and audience. This is a great chance for attendees to engage with experienced healthcare analytic experts and to dig deeper into issues important to their organizations.