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Schedule: Deal-Flow sessions

The changing financial landscape in healthcare: recent mergers and acquisitions, trends in venture funding, and using data to detect fraud.

Salon H-K
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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.
Salon F
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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