Modernizing Health Analytics on the Cloud: Experiences from the Front Lines
TDWI Speaker: David Loshin, President of Knowledge Integrity
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET
Dramatic changes in the healthcare industry over the past decade have ratcheted up the demand for big data analytics while simultaneously highlighting the information risks associated with data protection and the benefits of utilizing advanced analytics to improve health outcomes, equity, and quality. Many organizations are turning to cloud computing to modernize their analytics life cycle, yet sometimes they face unexpected roadblocks along the way.
To introduce this panel discussion, David Loshin will provide an overview of the state of healthcare analytics modernization. This will be followed by a moderated conversation in which practitioners provide their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of migrating health analytics to the cloud, share their experiences in addressing those challenges, and recommend best practices for governance and orchestration that can help simplify and streamline health analytics modernization.
Attendees will learn about:
- Use cases for using cloud-based analytics to improve patient outcomes
- How quality and efficiency motivate growth in health analytics
- Analytics capabilities enabled by migrating to the cloud
- Mature use of cloud-based analytics
- Key challenges and considerations when developing a platform architecture
Senior Director, Cloud Strategy
Marty Tomasi is responsible for driving software-as-a-service and partner cloud integration strategy for SAS. Tomasi was previously head of product management for SAS’s Cloud and Analytics Platform efforts. He has served as Chief Architect and Director of SAS’s Technology Office, and had led SAS’s Middle Tier Platform and Java efforts prior to that. Tomasi has been instrumental in leading SAS to adopt cloud-native architectures and business models. A 25-plus year veteran of SAS, Tomasi formerly held a range of positions at Deloitte, IBM, and North Carolina State University. He has also served on the Technical Advisory Board of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
Akershus University Hospital
Jesper is an innovative technology lead within the Division for Technology and Diagnostics at Ahus Hospital. Jesper has worked as an intensive care nurse for 20 years. For the last 2 years, Jesper has worked with e-health related issues and the application of new cloud-based solutions. Some of his projects include a digital home follow-up remote application, as well as artificial intelligence projects related to cardiac medicine and clinical decision support.
Executive Director, Entrerprise Analytics
Presented by SAS and Microsoft