Josh Wills

Josh Wills
Director of Data Science, Cloudera

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Josh Wills is director of data science at Cloudera, where he works with customers and engineers to develop Hadoop-based solutions across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Cloudera, Josh was at Google where he worked on the ad auction system and then led the development of the analytics infrastructure used in Google+. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Duke University and his master’s in operations research from the University of Texas-Austin.


Sponsored Sessions
Location: Yosemite C
Josh Wills (Cloudera), Kenneth Kolenik (Nuance Healthcare), Jake Marcus (Practice Fusion), Jacob Miller (Explorys), Nigam Shah (Stanford School of Medicine)
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Even with the advent of sophisticated EHR systems, the vast majority of information about patient care is still recorded as free text, and this seems unlikely to change in the near future. This panel will discuss the path towards the meaningful use of natural language processing to improve patient care and clinical outcomes, both intrinsically and as a necessary input for predictive analytics. Read more.


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