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Cloud Analytics: A Fast Lane to Enable Real-World Evidence

2:30pm - 3:00pm Monday, February 11
Orlando - Rosen Centre
Rosen Centre Executive I


Healthcare is really good at collecting data but not so good at using it improve clinical practices. So, if you view evidence-base medicine as a distant future goal, this session will shake up your outlook.
Vice President of Information Services, Curtis Dudley, will explain how Mercy Health is leveraging cloud-based analytics and data in its Epic electronic records to benchmark best practices across 44 acute care and specialty hospitals.

Using real-world examples, Dudley will show how Mercy is uncovering cost savings, improving patient outcomes, and creating new revenue streams to monetize data.

Learning Objectives
• How real-world evidence, captured in existing healthcare data, can improve patient care and drive cost efficiencies.
• Why you should be investing right now in an analytics strategy that includes artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive learning.
• What a scalable, cloud-based platform looks like that can quickly construct, explore, and store vast amounts of healthcare data to support informed decision-making.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify how cyber-attacks were actually executed and understand cyber-attack trends
  • Explain how effective response to cyber-attacks can mitigate the impact and damage
  • Discuss what we may expect in the coming year regarding cyber-attacks in the healthcare space
  • State lessons learned from the past to assist with the present and what is anticipated in the future