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.
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.
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