Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Transforming healthcare through precision data science: Myths and facts

Sriram Vishwanath (Accordion Health Inc. | University of Texas, Austin)
10:10am–10:20am Wednesday, 09/28/2016
Location: Javits North
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 48 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand myths and facts about data science's impact on healthcare
  • Description

    Healthcare, a $3 trillion industry, is ripe for disruption through data science. However, there are many challenges in the journey to make healthcare a truly transparent, consumer-centric, data-driven industry. Sriram Vishwanath explains where data science can have massive impact in healthcare and dispels myths where its apparent use contradicts realities within the healthcare ecosystem.

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    Sriram Vishwanath

    Accordion Health Inc. | University of Texas, Austin

    Sriram Vishwanath is the president of Accordion Health and a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a serial entrepreneur. He has roughly 20 years of experience in the domains of informatics, statistics, and data science and has authored over 150 refereed papers on the subjects. Sriram holds a PhD from Stanford University and an MS from Caltech.