Steven Spalding MD

Vice President, Population Health Akron Children's Hospital

Agenda Day 2: Monday, November 18, 2019

Monday, November 18th, 2019

9:10 AM Ascending the Analytics Maturity Curve: How to Integrate Population Health Analytics into Paediatric Care

The integration of advanced analytics capabilities into a leading regional healthcare provider can present a number of challenges related to securing buy-in from key stakeholders in the C-suite as well as in terms of ensuring that data sharing is being fostered across the enterprise. Akron Children’s Hospital has emerged as a leader within this segment of the industry according to U.S. News & World Report in addition to having achieved Stage 7 status through HIMSS Analytics. Steve Spalding, MD, Vice President of Population Health, will take us through the journey that the health system has undertaken to emerge as an innovator within the space while placing particular emphasis on developing a strategic framework to accelerate the industry’s progress along the analytics maturity curve. 
Participate in this session to gain insights into:
•How to effectively leverage EHR system and augmented analytics to optimize value and reduce clinical errors 
•Fostering data sharing across departments to improve the quality of care and improve population health initiatives 
•Applying predictive analytics to better identify instances of clinical decline and escalate potentially life-saving interventions
•Developing a strategic approach to appeal to meeting the evolving demands associated with the consumerization of healthcare 

12:00 PM Energizing Data Scientists to Embrace Working in Healthcare

The healthcare profession is responsible for saving countless lives every day and touches the lives of every single American in some form or the other. Yet, many CDAO’s are struggling to attract and retain talent compared to well-know, tech savvy brands. Participate in this panel to engage in an honest discussion centered on how some of your peers are improving their talent pipelines and communicating the value of joining the healthcare industry for data scientists.