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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Pamela Peele

Pamela Peele
Chief Analytics Officer, Insurance Services Division, UPMC

Pamela Peele, Ph.D., is the Chief Analytics Officer of the UPMC Insurance Services Division. Dr. Peele brings 13 years of patient care experience along with 12 years of academic research experience to her position as the leader of health care analytics at the Health Plan. She is responsible for data analytic activities, economic modeling, predictive modeling, statistical analysis, and machine learning. Her work focuses on the application of economic and statistical models to improve the health and welfare of populations. Prior to joining the Health Plan in 2006, Dr. Peele was the Vice Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management at the University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health. She currently holds faculty appointments in Health Policy & Management and in Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is core faculty at the Center for Research on Health Care at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has numerous published articles and book chapters.
Dr. Peele has a BA in economics from Roanoke College in Salem, VA, and a MA and a PhD in economics from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.

Sessions

4:50pm–5:30pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Enterprise Adoption
Location: LL21 C/D
Pamela Peele (UPMC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Big data is the sexy new frontier for many businesses but it’s expensive to stand up in an organization and expensive to buy from an external vendor. What is the most fundamental way to demonstrate that data science matters to the organization? This session covers the meaningful data consumption metric that every data science group needs to track. Read more.