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(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Concord, MA, USA
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3 Completed Sessions
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Tue Jul 30 2013 at 07:30 pm EDT
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Tue Jul 30 2013 at 06:07 pm EDT
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Sunday Jun 23, 2013
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In this class Aman Bhandari and Dr. Tom Tsang will address how two recent major legislative actions, HITECH and the Affordable Care Act, are impacting the use of data in health care. Aman and Tom will draw from their extensive work inside both government and the private sector to describe how the two are simultaneously using data to drive cost savings and open new HIT markets via greater transparency. In addition they will share their vision for data partnerships at Merck and discuss how data is changing the pharmaceutical industry business model. The learning objective of this class will be to: 1. Review the data linkages between HITECH and the ACA and how both together are creating a health data ecosystem 2. Distill the "big" data related provisions in the ACA 3. Discuss the evolution of one of the most data related critical aspects of this legislation called quality measures and how this is tied to payment In this online course series from Health 2.0, four leading industry experts will teach how new applications of big data are transforming their corner of health care. This is an opportunity to gain practical insights on how to use data intelligently and think about it strategically in your particular area of disruption. Each class is 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. Each class is live, interactive, and personal, and takes advantage of Learn It Live's cutting edge virtual classroom platform. This course is for entrepreneurs, executives, data scientists, and clinical leaders. Sign up now!
In this class expert datastician Cathie Markow will discuss where big data and the rising trend of health care consumerism can intersect to improve health outcomes and save money in the health care system. Specifically, she will describe the environmental factors - political, financial and social - that are driving consumerism in health care and she will address where big data can be leveraged to provide consumers with better quality pricing and information to create transparency in the market. Finally, she will discuss how big data is offering businesses new ways of engaging consumers. Cathie is a leading industry expert in data, quality improvement, and health systems analysis. Learning objectives for students this class are: � Understand the environment that is driving the need for consumers to engage actively in managing their health care � Understand the data needs and challenges of providing health care pricing and quality information to consumers In this online course series from Health 2.0, four leading industry experts will teach how new applications of big data are transforming their corner of health care. This is an opportunity to gain practical insights on how to use data intelligently and think about it strategically in your particular area of disruption. Each class is 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. Each class is live, interactive, and personal, and takes advantage of Learn It Live's cutting edge virtual classroom platform. This course is for entrepreneurs, executives, data scientists, and clinical leaders. Sign up now!
In this class Fred Trotter will provide a baseline explanation of what big data is in the context of the health care system, as well as a basic framework for modeling health care effectively. Specifically, he will demonstrate how to model the health care system using a graph, and will explain how to use a graph to elucidate patterns, to examine interoperability, and to analyze and predict operational trends in the coordination of care both across groups and within ACO�s. Fred is renown for his singular expertise in data visualization, modeling, and open source security. Learning objectives for students taking this class are: � What is big data? The reasons to avoid big data sets and tools (and some reasons to embrace them). � How to and how not to model the health care system � The ethical issues surrounding using big data on doctors and patients In this online course series from Health 2.0, four leading industry experts will teach how new applications of big data are transforming their corner of health care. This is an opportunity to gain practical insights on how to use data intelligently and think about it strategically in your particular area of disruption. Each class is 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. Each class is live, interactive, and personal, and takes advantage of Learn It Live's cutting edge virtual classroom platform. This course is for entrepreneurs, executives, data scientists, and clinical leaders. Sign up now!
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Fred Trotter is a recognized expert in Free and Open Source medical software and security systems. He co-authored the first Health IT O’Reilly book “Hacking Healthcare.” He is also the founder of Not Only Development, which focuses on developing game-changing health care software. In recognition of his role within the health IT community, Fred was the Open Source representative invited by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics to testify on the definition of ‘meaningful use’. He also represented the Open Source EHR community in negotiations with CCHIT, the leading EHR certification body. Fred has spoken on this topic in a variety of publications including WIRED, Government Health IT, Linux Journal, and NPR.
Cathie Markow leads Castlight’s efforts to find the best possible clinical quality data and incorporate it into the Castlight solution, making it meaningful and actionable to consumers. Prior to her role at Castlight, Cathie managed the California Regional Collaborative at Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), a multi-stakeholder organization focused on provider performance measurement and reporting, where she was involved in a variety of health care quality reporting and improvement activities both within CA and nationally. Cathie holds an M.B.A. from Northeastern University and a B.S in Nursing and B.A. in Sociology from Hartwick College.
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Aman Bhandari is currently Director of Health IT and Data Partnerships at Merck Pharmaceuticals. Prior to this role he was senior advisor to the Chief Technology Officer in the Office of the Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services, where he worked on health innovation policy for HHS CTO Todd Park and also the newly formed Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Previously he worked at the White House reporting directly to the US CTO, Aneesh Chopra, on a variety of health policy issues including mobile health and open government and promoted national initiatives at the intersection of technology, innovation, data, and health, engaging the private sector as well as the traditional players. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management from the University of California, Berkeley and a certificate in bio-entrepreneurship from the Haas School of Business. Thomas Tsang, MD, MPH, FACP is currently Executive Director for Health Information Partnerships, Business Development and Strategy within the Office of the Chief Medical Informatics and Innovation Officer. He is the former Healthcare Senior Advisor to the Governor of Hawaii, and spearheaded the development of a State-wide healthcare transformation strategy focusing improving quality, access and lowering costs for the State of Hawaii. Dr. Tsang was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy/Institute of Medicine Health Policy fellow in 2008-2010 and worked on the Committee of Ways and Means in the House of Representatives and helped develop legislation in the HITECH Act and the Affordable Care Act, and worked on policies that include ACOs, patient-centered medical homes, value based purchasing, readmissions, comparative effectiveness research, health information technology and quality. After the enactment of the ACA, he held the position of Medical Director, Meaningful Use and Quality at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He practiced internal medicine for 12 years and his work in health information technology adoption for improvement of health outcomes and clinical research as Chief Medical Officer at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (aka Chinatown Health Clinic), a federally qualified community health led to his appointment on the Board of Health for New York City by Mayor Bloomberg in 2006-2008. Currently, he is on the faculty at the Harvard School of Medicine in the Department of Healthcare Policy.
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