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Thursday, April 5 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Track 3: INDUSTRY SESSION - Unlock the Power of Data for more Effective Health and Human Services

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In an evolving health and human services environment with impending health policy changes, leaders need deeper and broader insight to carry out their missions. A new partnership has emerged between humanity and technology, one that takes analytics to a new level and drives insights to action.

In this session, learn more about how the evolution of analytics enables new models that can deliver a single view of the citizen to support individualized approaches to care; how predictive models and anomaly detection can help maintain program integrity; and how evolutionary cognitive computing technology can aid decision-making to match citizens with optimal service providers.

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Ryan Howells

Principal, Leavitt Partners
Ryan Howells is a Principal at Leavitt Partners. Ryan’s work with clients is focused on the competenciesrequired of risk-bearing entities transitioning to the value-based economy and how the implementation of technology can improve the triple aim. Ryan has over 20+ years’ experience... Read More →
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David L. Nelson

Vice President of Strategy and Market Development, IBM Watson Health
David Nelson, M.S., is a Vice President at IBM Watson Health where he leads worldwide government strategy, marketing and market development. Mr. Nelson has 30 years’ experience working with government agencies, industry leaders, providers, and insurers. IBM Watson Health works with... Read More →
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Karen Rewalt

Cognitive Offering Lead, IBM Watson Health
Karen Rewalt is the Cognitive Offering Lead for Government Health and Human Services with IBM Watson Health. Karen focuses on delivering exciting new cognitive offerings by focusing on market opportunities, determining unmet needs, and identifying innovative solutions. Much of her... Read More →
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Chris Underwood

Health Information Office Director, Colorado Dept. Healthcare Policy & Financing
Chris Underwood serves as the Office Director of the Health Information Office for the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.  The Department is the state agency responsible for the administration of Colorado Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Colorado Indigent Care... Read More →

Thursday April 5, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Key Ballroom 11