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Office Hour with Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross) and John Rollins (IBM)

Moderated by:
Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross)
John Rollins (IBM)
Office Hour Table B

Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross) and John Rollins, Ph.D., P.E. (IBM) will be available to discuss Capital BlueCross’s approach to: (1) predictive analytics for healthcare (motivation for advanced analytics, organizational approach, and approach to problem identification, solution, and deployment), and (2) CHF readmission prediction (business rationale, analytic approach, data content and preparation, and solution deployment).

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Jennifer Vogel

Capital BlueCross

Jennifer Vogel is the Senior Director of Analytics & Reporting Strategy at Capital BlueCross. She leads the implementation of the Enterprise Information Management data warehouse with responsibility for data quality identification and improvement, data governance, and analytics, having previously served as Director of Network Management Analysis and Reporting in the Provider Relations Department. Prior to joining Capital BlueCross, she served as Executive Project Manager for the CEO of NYLCare Health Plans and as an actuarial analyst at Sanus Corp. Health Systems in New York and at PMA in Philadelphia. Ms. Vogel holds a degree in Mathematics from Dickinson College.

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John Rollins


John B. Rollins, Ph.D. is a data scientist in the IBM Analytics division of IBM. His background is in the fields of data mining, engineering, and econometrics in many industries. He holds seven patents, and has authored a best-selling engineering textbook and many technical papers. He holds doctoral degrees in economics and petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.

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