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John Rollins

John Rollins
Executive IT Specialist, IBM


John B. Rollins, Ph.D., P.E., is the Chief Data Miner and Technical Manager of the Advanced Analytics POC Team, IBM Netezza Analytics Solutions, IBM Software Group. His background is in the fields of engineering, econometrics, and advanced analytics in many industries. He holds seven patents, and he has authored a best-selling engineering textbook, many peer-reviewed technical papers, and two IBM Redbooks. He holds two doctoral degrees in economics and petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered professional engineer in Texas.


Value-Based Care Salon H-K
Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross), John Rollins (IBM), Greg Rodd (IBM Corporation)
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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.
Office Hour Table B
Moderated by:
Jennifer Vogel (Capital BlueCross)
John Rollins (IBM)
(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). Read more.

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