2014 Big Data Symposium Agenda

Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

October 17, 2014

Time Event/Presenter
8:00 - 8: 30 am Registration
8:30 - 9:00 am

Opening Remarks

Paulo GoesMIS Department HeadDirector, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics
Sudha RamProfessor of MIS, Director, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics
Len JessupDean, Eller College of Management
Andrew ComrieSenior Vice President for Academic Affairs and ProvostUniversity of Arizona

9:00 - 9:45 am

Basit Chaudhry, Founder and CEO of Tuple Health

Past Panacea: How Can Data Actually Drive Healthcare Transformation?

9:45 - 10:30 am

Marvin SlepianProfessor of Medicine, University of Arizona, Co-founder and Chairman of SynCardia Systems, Inc.

Presentation Title Forthcoming

10:30 - 11:15 am

Jay Hazelrigs, Vice President, Optum

“Big” Healthcare Data, One Actuary’s Point of View

11:15 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 pm

Brian Norris and Mark SilverbergCo-Founders, Social Health Insights LLC.

Social Media Data as a Public Data Resource Capable of Impacting Healthcare

1:15 - 2:00 pm

Brian Ellerman, Head, Technology Scouting and Information Science Innovation, Global R&D External Science & Partnering, S&I and Walt Gall, Ph.D., Saffron Technologies

At the Intersection of Integrated Care and Technology, An Industry Perspective

2:00 - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 - 3:15 pm

Sudha Ram, Professor of MIS, Director, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Predicting Asthma Related Emergency Room Admissions Using Big Data from EHR, Social Media, and Sensor Datasets

3:15 - 4:15 pm

Panel Discussion: The Future of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

Moderated by Palmer C. Evans, M.D., Senior Medical Advisor, Three-Sixty Advisory Group, Executive-in-Residence, Health Care Management, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ


Wendy AngeloM.D., ACMIO, Phoenix Children's Hospital 
John BartoHealthcare Evangelist. Microsoft
Joseph Colorafi, M.D., Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer, Dignity Health
Yves LussierM.D., Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Informatics, BIO5 and the Cancer Center, Associate Vice-President, Health Sciences, University of Arizona

4:15 - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks