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Artificial Intelligence: Practical Applications in Health Care

  • November 18, 2019
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
  • online
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Extracting value out of health care data has been challenging historically. Data are often inconsistent between systems, and each system usually contains only part of the complete picture. Additionally, most patient information is captured as unstructured text that goes largely unused in the provision of care. Artificial intelligence (AI) can extract transformative insights from this data to improve clinical care and automate administrative tasks.

This webinar will provide a foundational overview of AI techniques being used today to derive insights from health care data. We’ll then explore some AI applications for key areas of investment at health insurance providers including risk adjustment, quality measurement, social determinants of health, and prior authorizations.

Attendees will learn:

  • Why operationalizing data-driven decisions at scale is a challenge
  • How common AI techniques work to derive insights and value from patient data
  • What key business goals AI can help payers achieve
  • Practical applications of AI in risk adjustment, quality measurement, social determinants of health, and prior authorizations

Speakers


Terry Ward
SVP, Payer Market Solutions
Apixio

TerryWard is SVP of Solutions, where he leads the development of new payer-facing products. Prior to Apixio, he served as VP of Product Management, Reporting and Analytics at Change Healthcare, and worked at UnitedHealth Group for 14 years, most recently as Vice President of Network Data Strategies.


John Schneider
Chief Technology Officer
Apixio

John Schneider has more than 25 years of software technology and product development experience with special skills in cross-functional management across research, product, and engineering. Most recently John was the General Manager of the Adaptive Learning Products and the Chief Product Architect at Apollo Group. Prior to Apollo, John was CTO of CloudTalk, Inc., where his team developed a multi-tenant web and mobile messaging communications platform. At GE Healthcare, John was a director of software development and VP, developing instrumentation and informatics solutions that helped produce the human genome and discover gene function. John holds a BSE degree from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.