On-Demand Webinar

Managing Population Health Risk at NorthShore Leveraging Clinical Analytics from EPIC and Tableau

Population Health Management requires data-driven tools that align and prioritize patients with the most appropriate members of their care team. The needs of a population include: preventative care, chronic disease management, transitions to and from hospital discharges, and high risk / high utilization management (a critical sub-population that represents a small portion of people but a large portion of care). Identifying and classifying these populations and their associated clinical and administrative gaps in care and displaying them in visually intelligent and EMR-integrated tools to a patient’s care team empowers them to make actionable data-driven decisions, which is critical to driving higher quality of care at lower costs.

In this session, NorthShore University Health System will articulate how self-service data discovery and visual analytics transform clinical data into predictive models and analytical tools that have been integrated back into the EHR (EPIC), and injected into clinical workflows that support population health efforts.

In this 60-minute webinar, you'll learn:

  • How large data sets from EHRs like EPIC can be transformed into actionable insights through integration with Tableau’s visual analytics platform
  • Using predictive analytics for population risk stratification to identify patients at risk of hospitalization and readmission
  • How actionable insights integrated with clinical workflows can empower physicians, nurses and case managers at the point of care for better decision making and patient engagement, impacting patient outcomes
Learn more about our Driving Innovation in Population Health Management webinar series.

About the speakers

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Chad Konchak

Director of Clinical Analytics, NorthShore University Health System

Chad Konchak is the Director of Clinical Analytics at NorthShore University Health System: a large integrated healthcare delivery system in the northern Chicagoland area. NorthShore is an industry leader in informatics and analytics being named as the first health system in the nation to achieve HIMSS stage 7 for ambulatory care. As Director of Clinical Analytics, Chad oversees the team responsible for NorthShore’s clinical reporting, analysis and predictive modeling efforts, which focus on leveraging and delivering data (e.g. via clinical decision support systems) that improve the quality of care and identify variations in clinical practice. Example of projects include predictive models to identify chronic disease patients at risk for hospitalization; a beautiful visualization platform that allows physicians to easily identify at-risk patients and take action to assist them; a tool that helps surgeons analyze their patient’s temperature; GIS visualizations such as a tool called ‘What’s Going Around’ which gives clinicians real-time displays of syndromic epidemiology in our Electronic Medical Record; and a method of identifying and reaching out to patients with unrecognized high blood pressure (for which we received a Healthcare Informatics Magazine Innovator Award and a recent mention by the Director of the CDC in the New England Journal of Medicine). Chad also serves as the HIT co-lead for population health where he oversees the development of a comprehensive analytics infrastructure that will support population management in the ambulatory setting. These tools will enable NorthShore to identify patients at risk of high utilization of services, predict uncontrolled chronic diseases and will serve as a platform to facilitate preventative care needs. Chad is also Faculty for the American College of Healthcare Executives where he teaches a cluster seminar called The Strategic Use of Healthcare Analytics, which is held twice a year.

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Justin Lakeman

Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst, NorthShore University Healthsystem

Justin Lakeman is a Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst on the Clinical Analytics team at NorthShore University Healthsystem: a large integrated healthcare delivery system in the northern Chicagoland area. NorthShore is an industry leader in informatics and analytics being named as the first health system in the nation to achieve HIMSS stage 7 for ambulatory care. Justin has been with NorthShore for 4 years and working in the healthcare industry for 7 years. Justin has been working with Tableau for about a year and in that time has built several operational dashboards relating to Medical Group Quality Reporting, Length of Stay, MRI Turnaround Time, Readmissions, and Digital Health. Justin also works closely with NorthShore’s Enterprise Data Warehouse team to help design Tableau Data Sources.

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Andy Dé

Senior Global Industry Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Tableau Software

Andy Dé is the senior global industry director for Healthcare and Life Sciences at Tableau Software. In this role, he leads the innovation, thought leadership, go-to-market, partner ecosystem and commercialization strategy, planning and execution for Tableau’s solutions targeted at healthcare providers, payers, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. He has over 20 years of prior enterprise software innovation strategy, solutions portfolio management, and go-to-market strategy, planning and execution leadership experience at GE Healthcare, SAP Health-Sciences and i2.

Andy is passionate about healthcare innovation and authors the health sciences strategy blog and its companion Twitter feed (@HITstrategy) with a readership audience across 47 countries, which has been referenced by the Harvard Medical School, the Ohio State University (OSU), the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Partners Healthcare, and the Washington Post. He has been extensively quoted and published in leading Healthcare publications like Healthcare IT News, Health Data Management (HDM), Healthcare Informatics, Search Health IT, Fierce Healthcare, Modern Healthcare, Health Management Technology, and Hospitals and Healthcare Networks. Andy was recently recognized as ‘one of the Top 55 Healthcare IT experts and thought leaders on Twitter in 2016' by Health Data Management (HDM), and as one of the 2018 HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors by the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HiMSS). His professional profile can be accessed at www.andyde.com.

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