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Wednesday, 09/25/2013

8:00am

4th Floor Atrium
Coffee Break (1h)

9:00am

Salon G
TBC
Platforms Salon F
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Yadid Ayzenberg (MIT Media Lab)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
This session will provide you with the basic knowledge required to navigate through the sea of jargon that is “Big Data”. We'll survey the technologies used in the space and show examples that will illustrate how these technologies can solve real world healthcare problems. At the end of this session you will be able to “talk the talk” that is Big Data. Read more.
Deal-Flow, Patient Engagement, Platforms Salon H-K
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Amik Ahmad (M.P.S., NYU ITP)
Average rating: *....
(1.67, 3 ratings)
In health care data driven results are all the rage. The most innovative companies today use data to effect outcomes and simplify systems. But patient focus has largely been left out of the equation. This is about emotional design and how to create patient focused healthcare platforms where data is not the driver of decision, but a validator of emotional decisions that have already been made. Read more.

10:15am

Ballroom Foyer
Break (30m)

10:45am

Data Liquidity Salon G
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Nathalie Holmes (Privacy Analytics, Inc.), Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
This session will look at the risks and opportunities facing organizations in this "Big Data" age. It will also discuss the requirements for protecting privacy, identify a de-identification maturity model that can be used to assist organizations in the process of either evaluating a new de-identification methodology or their existing methodology. Read more.
Deal-Flow, Patient Engagement, Platforms, Value-Based Care Salon F
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Nancy Braun (Thavron Solutions)
Improving the business of healthcare requires merging data and business analytics to surface opportunities that make it easier for the right people to get the right healthcare at the right costs. Understanding and improving the complexities of system costs and interactions underlying Health Services is blue water in the HealthCare big data domain. Read more.
Data Liquidity, Patient Engagement, Platforms, Precision Medicine Salon H-K
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Bob Evans (Google Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Where is the app to track how often you eat homemade peanut butter cookies and correlates that with your sense of wellbeing? There will never be an app for that. There are a million things that quantified self-ers and behavioral scientists want to know about behavior. There is an app for that! Learn to quickly build your own mobile health experiments using Paco an opensource platform. Read more.

12:00pm

Back Bay Hall
Have a particular topic you'd like to discuss with other Strata Rx attendees over lunch? Join in (or organize) a discussion at a Birds of a Feather (BoF) table. Read more.

1:00pm

Data Liquidity Salon G
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Janos Hajagos (Stony Brook School of Medicine), Fred Trotter (FredTrotter.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
It is assumed that social network analysis in healthcare is difficult. This assumption is wrong with the right tool and the DocGraph dataset. The goal of this tutorial is to allow participants to perform basic graph analysis of a healthcare dataset. After the tutorial participants should be able to use Gephi to generate novel hypotheses about the delivery of healthcare in Medicare. Read more.
Value-Based Care Salon F
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Eugene Kolker (Seattle Children's)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
This workshop is designed for managers and leaders working in healthcare (HC) interested in demystifying the big data and analytics hype to discover how data can drive real and meaningful organizational changes. Participants will learn how to prioritize objectives and use a project-based approach to achieve real success in manageable increments. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon H-K
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Ida Jooste (Internews)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Government and open data advocates expected the Kenya Open Data Initiative to jump-start a data-driven health policy debate. But the data dump didn’t account for the skills needed to catalyze the transformation of data into useful information. Explore how the database can be a robust public health tool with accelerated contribution, data literacy education and data-driven storytelling. Read more.

2:25pm

Precision Medicine Salon G
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Robert Grossman (University of Chicago)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Bionimbus is a petabyte scale community cloud for managing, analyzing and sharing large genomics datasets that is operated by the not-for-profit Open Cloud Consortium. It contains public datasets, such as the 1000 Genomes dataset. We recently updated Bionimbus so that researchers can analyze data from controlled datasets, such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) in a secure and compliant fashion. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
John McDaniel (NetApp)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 5 ratings)
The presentation will address big data, the next stage of meaningful use and its impending impacts on healthcare organizations. The ROI and promise big data represents, combined with the onset of a transformational shift in how care is administered across the healthcare delivery system, is forcing the healthcare industry to define big data and actualize its promise to improve patient outcomes. Read more.
Deal-Flow Salon H-K
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
wendy hou (Rogue Wave Software), Roxy Cramer (Rogue Wave)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 2 ratings)
Too often data analysis projects are planned and executed in a linear manner. Despite all the contingencies in the project plan for data problems or poorly fitting models, models can fail for a variety of reasons long after “go-live”. The safeguard against model failures is to adopt a Data Analytics Process: a cycle with specific stages for monitoring and continual improvement of data, model... Read more.

3:40pm

Ballroom Foyer
Afternoon Break (30m)

4:10pm

Platforms, Precision Medicine Salon G
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Lily Szajnberg (GAGE - Gait Assessment + Gesture Evaluation), Greg Borenstein (MIT Media Lab)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
The Kinect disrupted way more than gaming when it was released in 2010; it made gestural control an affordable reality and found its way into myriad other industries. 2013 is bringing us Leap Motion, MYO, and improved tracking for the Kinect and Asus cameras. Learn how to harness these emerging technologies for healthcare applications just as they hit the market. Read more.
Precision Medicine Salon F
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Isaac Kohane (Harvard Medical School)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
A recent IOM report on Precision Medicine articulated the case for using multiple dimensions of measurement, from the molecular to the environmental, all keyed to the individual, to redefine medical taxonomies that are more meaningful for prognosis and therapeutic decision-making. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon H-K
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Ann Waldo (Wittie, Letsche & Waldo, LLP), Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
Good news - The 563-page HITECH Final Rule liberalizes some research requirements. Bad news - the Rule also imposes new restrictions that will pose barriers to data-intensive research. No time to study it? Come to this session to learn about the practical effects of the new Rule on research and access to data. Read more.

5:25pm

On Your Own
Dinner (35m)

6:00pm

Simmons
Here's your chance to meet with other Strata Rx participants in a series of brief one-on-one exchanges. Bring your business cards and prepare a minute of patter about yourself. You'll pair off with another attendee for a couple of minutes to exchange cards and information. When the chime sounds, you'll move on to meet the next person. Read more.

7:00pm

Salon F
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
If you had five minutes on stage in front of the Strata Rx audience, what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’ll find out at the second edition of our Ignite event at Strata Rx. Read more.

Thursday, 09/26/2013

8:00am

4th Floor Atrium
Coffee Break (1h)

9:00am

Salon G-F
Julie Steele (Manifold), Colin Hill (GNS Healthcare)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Opening remarks by Strata Rx program chairs, Julie Steele of O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Colin Hill of GNS Healthcare. Read more.
Event Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Sponsored by:
sas
Data visualization is a critical method for revealing and communicating the information contained in data sets. The Data Visualization Showcase at Strata Rx highlights particularly successful visualizations that provide new insight and relevance to big data in healthcare. We hope you’ll take the time to observe, explore, and interact with these exceptional pieces. Read more.

9:05am

Salon G-F
Bryan Sivak (HHS)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Over the past three years the health data ecosystem has grown at an unprecedented rate. Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Department of Health and Human Services, will discuss how we got to this point, what steps the federal government is taking to incentivize the utilization of health data, and upcoming opportunities for... Read more.

9:20am

Salon G-F
Amit Sinha (SAP)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
SAP in collaboration with leading medical research institutions in genomics, cancer research centers and care providers has achieved breakthrough results in healthcare data processing using SAP HANA. Read more.

9:25am

Salon G-F
Carol McCall (GNS Healthcare)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
In Blind Spot, Carol will talk about what’s the most important data in a Big Data world, why it’s not what we think, and give an example of how we’re still blind to ways it can make a real difference in people’s health. Read more.

9:40am

Salon G-F
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 5 ratings)
EHR and gene sequencing solutions are generating massive volumes of data, creating new opportunities for innovative analytics and global collaboration. High-performance and cloud computing platforms are accelerating sophisticated genomic data analysis in the first FDA-approved personalized medicine clinical trial for pediatric cancer, and reducing the compute time from several days to a few hours. Read more.

9:45am

Salon G-F
Moderated by:
Claudia Williams (Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT)
Panelists:
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
More than 80 million Americans can now "blue button" their digital health data. This figure will expand rapidly in 2014 as every certified health record system--and every provider and hospital participating in meaningful use--will give patients the ability to view, download and share their own machine-grade health information. Data liquidity for patients will create new..... Read more.

9:55am

Salon G-F
Kevin Patrick (University of California, San Diego)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Data relevant to health are now increasingly found outside of traditional health care settings. Examples include the troves of data gathered by members of the Quantified Self movement to transactional data for health-related consumer goods and services. This presentation will introduce a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative to open up these data to researchers to gain new insights on... Read more.

10:10am

Salon G-F
Adindu Uzoma (FlowLogic)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 5 ratings)
Adindu Uzoma, CEO, FlowLogic Read more.

10:30am

Salon A-E
TBC
Event Sponsor Pavilion
The Strata Rx Startup Showcase will give new innovators in the healthcare industry a chance to show off how they're changing the ailing infrastructure of the healthcare system, upending traditional systems, and breaking down barriers to entry for patients and caregivers. Read more.

11:00am

Deal-Flow Salon G
Bill Geary (North Bridge, Humedica, Healthrageous), Michael Weintraub (Humedica), Chris Kryder (D2 Hawkeye and Chairman, Valence Health), Charlie Baker (General Catalyst Partners)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
A vibrant discussion about the use of healthcare data to change the cost curve, increase revenues, when does an organization have enough data sufficient to act, mining your own information and using outside solutions providers Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
David Harlow (The Harlow Group LLC)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Insights derived from "Big Data" analytics are based on the notion that a large store of patient data may be assembled and analyzed. Obtaining patient consent for such analysis can be cumbersome. In this session we will explore the range of rights ordinarily obtained by researchers, and the means of obtaining them. New approaches to patient consent will be considered as well. Read more.
Precision Medicine Salon H-K
Marcia Kean (Feinstein Kean Healthcare), Kenneth Buetow (Arizona State University), Dave King (Exaptive), Robert McBurney (Accelerated Cure Project for MS)
The use of massive amounts of data to battle the major diseases of our time has so far generated only massive amounts of publicity. Can a new generation of cyberinfrastructure harness Big Data to transform our understanding of disease and truly combat these two public health challenges? Collaborators in the Data Liquidity Coalition believe they have the right approach to fulfill the promise. Read more.
Event Provincetown
Here's your chance to meet with other Strata Rx participants in a series of brief one-on-one exchanges. Bring your business cards and prepare a minute of patter about yourself. You'll pair off with another attendee for a couple of minutes to exchange cards and information. When the chime sounds, you'll move on to meet the next person. Read more.

11:50am

Bill Tan (Transcendent Endeavors), Maurice Collins (Vocatta, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The Communication Genome Project is a large-scale data analysis project that breaks communication down into incremental, machine-readable “genes”. This nuanced knowledge of communication can be used to optimize patient-provider interactions and meaningfully influence patient adherence patterns. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Craig Lipset (Pfizer)
The successful execution of a clinical trial requires collection of a significant amount of clinical data from research participants. At study end, little information is shared back with those participants. We will discuss the emergence of a new collaborative data sharing ecosystem with patients, beginning with research sponsors sharing results and data with the patients who enabled the study. Read more.
Precision Medicine Salon H-K
Sebastian Schneeweiss (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics )
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Dr. Sebastian Schneeweiss, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will discuss how analytic capabilities for big data, based on principles of causal inference, are currently being used in his organization to make a big impact in drug safety and effectiveness. He is also Co-chair of the FDA’s Mini-Sentinel methods program, a post-market medical product safety assessment program. Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
diane burley (MarkLogic), Aaron Brauser (M*Modal), Aaron Stranahan (ICA)
Better outcomes and cost-containment are two urgent public health concerns and unified information is the Rx.Explore how some are transforming the healthcare industry as they unify everything from doctors’ scribbles, providers’ claims and patient charts onto one platform. What are the challenges of interoperability, the benefits of adding intelligence, the distinctions between search and querying. Read more.

12:30pm

Back Bay Hall
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Have a particular topic you'd like to discuss with other Strata Rx attendees over lunch? Join in (or organize) a discussion at a Birds of a Feather (BoF) table. Read more.

1:40pm

Michael Gold (Farsite), Lise Worthen-Chaudhari (Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
The quantified self and mHealth movements are inadequate to serve the population of individuals who require medically supervised help to improve their health. Farsite and Ohio State University are developing data-driven behavioral interventions that draw upon the patient’s existing social network in order to improve adherence to cardiac rehabilitation programs and decrease hospital re-admissions. Read more.
Deal-Flow Salon F
Halle Tecco (Rock Health)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
VC funding in digital health was up 46% last year, and 2013 is on track to be another record year of funding. Rock Health has been collecting and analyzing funding data in the space since 2011. Now we'll share the trends we're seeing from M&A to what VCs are funding. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon H-K
Jeff Hammerbacher (Assistant Professor | Mount Sinai)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Jeff will discuss how data is being used at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
SAP HANA, a real-time platform for healthcare enables real-time processing and analysis of massive volumes of clinical, biological and lifestyle data. This ground breaking capability powers advanced data visualization and exploration tools from SAP to enable translation of mountains of data into actionable information in real-time improving the ability to make better, more informed decisions. Read more.

2:30pm

Vinay Mohta (Kyruus)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Patients know less about their operating physicians than they do about the cars they drive to the hospital. How can we leverage big data on physician practice behavior to improve health care outcomes? What role should patient reviews and physician peer review play in the choice of a doctor? Read more.
Deal-Flow Salon F
Jo Prichard (LexisNexis Risk Solutions)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
This presentation will discuss a real life case study and data using large scale graph analysis. The example uses 4 billion relationships between 270 million identities and looks at the social spread of prescription drug abuse and the insights that are gained from this perspective. We will show how those insights are leveraged to disrupt social crime networks and affect health outcomes. Read more.
Value-Based Care Salon H-K
Jeffrey Miller (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
The Care Assistant is a framework for developing clinical decision support interventions within commercial electronic health records using familiar technologies like JavaScript, Python and JBoss Drools. This talk will focus on the framework's architecture and how it is being used to support the complex care of premature infants at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
Todays care providers are facing manage changes to their core business including additional regulation, larger customer bases, lower reimbursement rates and high customer demands. Each of these challenges requires that care providers too more proactively manage their patients, billing and process change through better analysis of data. Read more.

3:10pm

Salon A-E
Afternoon Break Sponsored by SAP (50m)

4:00pm

Jen van der Meer (Reason Street)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
As we move to a more accountable model of care, can we aim our sights even higher than the promise of reduced cost, improved patient experience of care, and improved health of populations, and deliver a more dignified experience for patients, caregivers, doctors, nurse practitioners, administrators, and everyone who wants to help humans feel well? Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
We will present two case studies where we conducted an analysis of the privacy implications associated with sharing health data. We will look at the State of Louisiana and Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Preventative Medicine’s World Trade Center First Responder Registry how the de-identified data can be used to accelerate research and to provide open data for innovation. Read more.
Value-Based Care Salon H-K
Miriam Paramore (Emdeon), David Talby (Pacific AI)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Learn how Emdeon and Atigeo collaborated to create a patient health record composed of historical medical, pharmacy and e-prescription information across healthcare providers (using tens-of-terabytes of claims data). See how they developed and trained a data driven statistical model for assessing and lowering the risk of hospital readmission at the point of check-in and each day after discharge. Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
Sarah Aerni (Pivotal)
At Pivotal, it is the goal of our data science practice to demonstrate the capabilities of the technologies we offer. In our talk we will focus on a use case in pharmaceutical manufacturing, wherein we created a predictive model to produce more consistent, high-quality products and drive decisions to abandon lots with expected poor outcomes. Read more.

4:50pm

Christine Lemke (AchieveMint)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
We’ve collected and analyzed millions of data points on health behaviors in the real world, across mobile health applications, sensors and even social networks and forums. What we’ve found is the only consistency in human health behavior is its constant state of flux. What therefore is the role of data in the inherently unpredictable world of behavior change? Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Richard Elmore (Allscripts)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Barriers to exchange of personal health information create impediments to effective access and use of big data. Instead of compiling large datasets across health systems, what if population questions could be sent to the data? Read more.
Value-Based Care Salon H-K
Tuan Dinh (Archimedes)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Model-Based Medicine (MBM), the next generation of Evidence-Based Medicine, is the use of advanced mathematical modeling to synthesize evidence and medical knowledge into a unified framework to support clinical decision making at individual patient level. Based on Archimedes's experience, we will outline the challenges and opportunities in developing and implementing MBM. Read more.

5:40pm

Bonnie Feldman (Open Health News), Anmol Madan (Ginger.io), Bruce Springer (OneHealth Solutions, Inc.), Daniel Conroy (Aetna)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
DrBonnie360 will lead a discussion of how new digital tools using data, social media, mobility and games can help patients change behavior. She will introduce the emerging ecosystem of companies across the disease spectrum in the mobile/social/data arena. 3 panelists will provide patient stories, statistics and professional experience describing what works and what doesn’t. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Peter Speyer (IHME)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
The session will feature insights from an innovative study in Global Health that estimates the burden caused by 291 diseases and injuries globally and by country, age and gender. The session will make use of innovative interactive visualization tools to show study design and results. Read more.
Value-Based Care Salon H-K
Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross), John Rollins (IBM), Greg Rodd (IBM Corporation)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 2 ratings)
Hospital readmission rates have become an increasingly urgent concern in the face of competition and federally mandated requirements. A recent pilot project undertaken jointly by Capital Blue Cross and IBM demonstrates the business value of in-database analytics for reducing costs and improving outcomes for CHF patients. Read more.

6:20pm

Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Sponsor Pavilion on Thursday evening after sessions end for a reception. Visit the companies changing the face of healthcare, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks. Read more.

Friday, 09/27/2013

8:00am

4th Floor Atrium
Coffee Break Sponsored by MarkLogic (1h)

9:00am

Salon G-F
Colin Hill (GNS Healthcare), Julie Steele (Manifold)
Strata Rx program chairs, Julie Steele of O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Colin Hill of GNS Healthcare, welcome you to the second day of keynotes. Read more.
Event Ballroom Foyer
Data visualization is a critical method for revealing and communicating the information contained in data sets. The Data Visualization Showcase at Strata Rx highlights particularly successful visualizations that provide new insight and relevance to big data in healthcare. We hope you’ll take the time to observe, explore, and interact with these exceptional pieces. Read more.

9:05am

Salon G-F
Paul Bleicher (Optum Labs), Mark Hayward (Mayo Clinic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
Optum Labs was established with Mayo Clinic to enable cross-industry collaborative research and innovation to improve patient care. With other partners from across healthcare, Optum Labs will be a unique environment with the data, tools, and infrastructure necessary for leading scientists and innovators to tackle the thorniest problems in healthcare and to bridge this research into the clinic. Read more.

9:35am

Salon G-F
Aneesh Chopra (The Advisory Board Company), John Halamka (Harvard Medical School | Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Join Aneesh Chopra, first CTO of the United States, and John Halamka, Harvard Medical School Professor and CIO of Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center for a fireside chat. Read more.

10:00am

Salon G-F
Jonathan Bush (athenahealth)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
A plea to break down data siloes and create a truly open market for health information exchange. Read more.

10:15am

Salon G-F
Tom Davenport (Babson College)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
In this presentation, Tom Davenport will discuss both the need for integration and some of the most feasible approaches to achieving it. He'll provide examples--a few, anyway--of how integration has already allowed some providers and payers to achieve substantial value. Read more.

10:30am

Salon A-E
Morning Break (30m)

11:00am

Tim Darling (Objective Health, McKinsey & Company), Arijit Sengupta (BeyondCore)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
McKinsey and BeyondCore analyzed 30M+ claims lives to predict the patients most likely to experience increases in healthcare costs. Best predictors of increases involve multiple variables such as: 50 year old patients with depression who have been discharged from a heart procedure. We used Big Data analytics to automatically evaluate a million variable combinations to reveal actionable patterns. Read more.
Deal-Flow Salon F
Bijan Salehizadeh (Navimed Capital), Anthony Gerardi (Truven Health), Michael Greeley (Flybridge Capital Partners)
Venture financing, M&A, and IPOs are now starting to become commonplace in the healthcare data & analytics and Health IT markets, becoming one of the fastest growing sectors for deal flow, and outpacing growth in more traditional drug development and medical device markets. What’s driving this trend, who will be the winners and losers, and where is the market headed? Read more.
Platforms Salon H-K
Josh Mandel (Harvard Medical School), David Kreda (SMART Platforms)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Developers struggle to integrate clinical apps with today's EHR systems. SMART Platforms has built an open-source tool that exposes a lightweight RESTful API on top of Meaningful Use standards. In this session we'll dig into the challenges of working with patient-level health data, framing solutions with a case study (and live demo) of SMART's Pediatric Growth Chart app. Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
Nitin Agarwal (Impetus Technologies)
We believe it is time for the healthcare industry to move from 'analyzing health history' to 'planning health future'. This talk presents an incremental healthcare analytics scenario. We present a set of machine learning algorithms implemented over Spark which enable patients to manage health future in real-time through health goals and actionable health tasks. Read more.

11:50am

John Mattison (Kaiser Permanente, SCAL), Hulya Emir-Farinas (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Public datasets can be used to enrich proprietary data and obtain more robust predictive models. However, public data, especially user-generated content, is notoriously messy. In this talk, using the FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS), we will explain how to cleanse data and mash it up with other data sources for insight. Read more.
Ron Gutman (HealthTap)
How mHealth companies can create lasting user engagement by simulating real world patient-doctor interactions based on trust and expertise. Read more.
Our NIH-funded study hypothesizes that a new method of EHR data capture using Natural Language Processing (“NLP”) would improve EHR usability and documentation quality. With test subjects from various specialties, we compared the NLP-Based method against the standard EHR data capture method. Learn the surprising results of our study. Read more.
Marc Garrett (Intridea)
Quantify and visualize your team's health and productivity with R. Read more.

12:30pm

4th Floor Atrium
Have a particular topic you'd like to discuss with other Strata Rx attendees over lunch? Join in (or organize) a discussion at a Birds of a Feather (BoF) table. Read more.

1:30pm

Pioneers and leaders in comparative effectiveness and pharma health economics and outcomes research and real world data will debate the various challenges posed by the evolving need to extract evidence from clinical trial and real world data. Read more.
Sivan Bercovici (SV Bio)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
This presentation will discuss how large-scale genomic data are being translated into actionable clinical information at the point of care. Through the use of case studies, Dr. Bercovici will demonstrate the very significant impact that the clinical adoption of genomic medicine is having on patient outcomes today. Read more.
Platforms Salon H-K
Michael Gleeson (Arcadia Solutions)
Arcadia is helping 5 of the 32 Pioneer ACOs create a highly functioning ambulatory EHR, aggregate clinical data across their health systems, and/or engage physicians to improve quality on the ACO measures. Read more.
Sponsored Sessions Provincetown
David Boloker (IBM Corporation)
As providers look to improve patient care factors such as existing infrastructure, budget realities, and skilled IT resource availability, can inhibit this goal. The cloud can provide the needed services for next generation healthcare applications while providing a flexible business model for ongoing cost alignment. Come join IBM jStart as we explore how the cloud can enable your goals today. Read more.

2:20pm

Andrew Cardon (Health Catalyst), John Shepard (Stanford University)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Hospital reporting requirements are increasing, resulting in the need for more surveillance. The issue is how to streamline surveillance in order to shift resources from surveillance toward clinical interventions that result in improved outcomes. Read more.
Platforms Salon F
Lauren Chaparro (Palantir Technologies), Andrew Girvin (Palantir Technologies)
Harnessing big data in the early discovery of new pharmaceuticals requires the breakdown of data siloes, visualization of complex systems and secure sharing. Using technology originally created for the very different data sources of the US Intelligence community, this session will break down the use of cutting edge techniques used to harness data and inform safe, smarter, and faster drug design. Read more.
Platforms Salon H-K
Shahid Shah (Netspective)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
The modern web is built on service-oriented architecture and web-oriented architecture. However, our data architectures haven't kept up and are still very application oriented and monolithic in nature. Join IT expert Shahid Shah talk about how to create service oriented databases for healthcare, patient engagement, and biomedical purposes. Read more.

3:00pm

Ballroom Foyer
Afternoon Break (30m)

3:30pm

Moderated by:
Jordan Shlain (Healthloop)
Panelists:
Alexandra Drane (Eliza Corporation), Sridhar Iyengar (AgaMatrix)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
In this session, an expert panel explores consumer behavior. Big data is a huge win for for quants, but what will it take for patients to embrace it? Evidence shows that engagement strategies based on an understanding of individuals as whole people in time — not just as temporary patients — and designed to make a human connection have the greatest impact. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Rachel Kalmar (Sensored)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
Health sensors are becoming ubiquitous, health tracking is in vogue, and given the rise of the maker, hardware, and crowdfunding movements, it is becoming increasingly easy to build a health sensor device. After focusing on the hardware, what do you need to know about handling data? This session will discuss issues about making data available, and why you should care. Read more.
Platforms Salon H-K
Eric Nelson (Janrain)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
This session will provide an overview and discussion for developers of how to adhere to HIPAA guidelines while building a cloud-based application that handles Protected Health Information. There are very few publicly available resources for developers of cloud-based healthcare apps, so we will directly tackle the issues developers encounter when trying to launch an application in the cloud. Read more.

4:10pm

Ballroom Foyer
Break (15m)

4:25pm

Salon G-F
Julie Steele and Colin HIll welcome you to the Strata Rx closing keynotes. View the entire keynote line-up <a href="http://strataconf.com/rx2013/public/schedule/stype/keynote">here</a> Read more.

4:30pm

Salon G-F
The winners of the Strata Rx Startup Showcase are announced. Read more.

4:40pm

Salon G-F
Fred Trotter (FredTrotter.com)
Fred Trotter, Data Journalist, DocGraph.org and FredTrotter.com. Read more.

4:45pm

Salon G-F
Henry Wei (Aetna Innovation Labs)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Necessity is the mother of invention. This keynote will describe an example of how some of the founding members of Aetna Innovation Labs were able to weave together clinical insights and ideas from the future with both existing and emerging technologies, accelerate ideas into reality, and hopefully share some inspiration for doctors, patients, and the health data & innovation community. Read more.

5:00pm

Salon G-F
Atul Butte (Stanford University)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
There is an urgent need to translate genome-era discoveries into clinical utility, but the difficulties in making bench-to-bedside translations have been well described. The nascent field of translational bioinformatics may help, especially powered by public big data. Read more.

5:30pm

Exhibit Hall
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Session for testing ratings and feedback in the mobile app. Read more.

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