Industry Heavyweights to Keynote Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014
IndustryHeavyweights to Keynote
HealthcareAnalytics Summit 2014, Profiling the Power of Analytics to Improve Care and Lower Costs
Conference to focus on deliveringactionable game-changing insights through a unique, shared learning experience
SALT LAKE CITY – MAY 1, 2014 –Analyticshas the power to transform healthcare, and yet surveys reveal that providers are confused about how to apply the technology to get results. Few forums exist where healthcare professionals can obtain unbiased, practical, educational advice on proven analytics solutions that really work in healthcare. That situation changes September 24-25 when the
HealthcareAnalytics Summit 2014 (HAS ‘14) comes to The Grand American Hotel, SaltLake City’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel. 

Unlike otherconferences where analytics is one of many tracks, the Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 is dedicated entirely to the groundbreaking application of analytics within healthcare settings. The general presentations and focused breakout sessions will provide valuable peer-driven learning and dialogue for a range of healthcare professionals whether they are just starting down the analytics path, are in the middle of adopting analytics, or are advanced health systems looking to accelerate their adoption of analytics.
High-Profile Keynotes
HAS ‘14 keynote speakers are visionaries in the creation and application ofanalytics from some of the world’s most respected organizations in healthcare and beyond, including:
Billy Beane — General Manager, OaklandAthletics                                             
Moneyball: Lessons for Life andBusiness from Baseball's Best GM
Ray Kurzweil — Director of Engineering, Google;Leading Futurist                                   
The Acceleration of Technology in the21st Century: Impacts on Healthcare and Medicine
 —Founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners and Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthcare Reform 2.0: Anticipating What's Next
James Merlino, MD — Chief Experience Officer,Cleveland Clinic                                   
Using Data to Transform the PatientExperience
Glenn D. Steele Jr. MD, PhD — President and CEO,Geisinger Health System             

How Geisinger Uses Analytics toTransform Healthcare
Drivingimprovements in their respective organizations, summit keynote speakers are recognized leaders using analytics and data intelligence to drive improvements in and outside of healthcare. This list of experts has been hand selected to create rich dialogue with lessons applicable to any health system professional.
Billy Beane,voted baseball’s best GM and the inspiration for the movie “Money Ball,” revolutionized baseball by using analytics to uncover star talent. Ray Kurzweil, an Americanauthor, scientist, inventor, and futurist, has beendescribed as a "restless genius" by TheWall Street Journaland "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbes. The formerSecretary of the U.S. Department of Health & HumanServices, Mike Leavitt intimately understands thelegislative and regulatory challenges that must be overcome to fix our healthcare system. Dr. James Merlino, known asa national expert in patient-centered care, is revolutionizing the process of care delivery by putting patients first in an unprecedented way. Dr. Glenn D. Steele leads what manybelieve to be the most innovative health system recognized as a model for high quality integrated health service delivery in the US.
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Two Days of Immersive Analytics Experiences
In addition to thekeynote speakers, HAS ‘14 will include many educational breakout sessions focused on the most important topics as prioritized by pre-summit surveys. A heavy emphasis will be placed on real-world examples and practical guidance so attendees leave the summit empowered to make changes to drive improvements within their own organizations. These vendor-neutral sessions will be heavy on education and light on fluff.
To see the fulllist of analytical, clinical and financial ROI subjects, go to:
Unlike otherindustry conferences, HAS ’14 will deliver an immersive experience for attendees, with analytics at the core of everything. Each attendee will have access to a mobile app to provide poll answers, questions and comments that speakers will incorporate into their presentations in real time. A team of staff analysts will share meaningful insights from summit data throughout the conference in group settings and on attendees’ mobile devices, creating a more substantive, engaging experience.
In addition toindividual attendance, HAS ‘14 sessions are designed for health systems to bring their entire teams, enabling them to tackle real process and data-analytics problems resulting in fast time to value. Proven in the market place, analytics are only as good as the permanent teams built around them to identify insight, track changes and maintain progress. This conference will facilitate that rich team engagement.
“We believeHAS14 will provide a more compelling learning experience than any other analytics conference in healthcare,” said Paul Horstmeier, Senior Vice President of Health Catalyst. “The future of healthcare requires transformative thinking by committed leadership willing to forge and adopt new data-driven processes. If you count yourself among this group, then HAS ’14 is for you. We are driven to make this the most thought-provoking yet practical educational experience in healthcare analytics to be found anywhere in the world.”
About The Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014

The Healthcare Analytics Summit2014, powered by Health
, is the industry’s first conference devoted exclusively toproviding immersive learning experiences on the topicof healthcare analytics. Join top executives and professionals from around the U.S. for a memorable educational summit on one of the most pressing topics in healthcare today. HAS ’14 brings together national experts in analytics from a variety of fields, while immersing participants in a unique, analytics-driven experience, adjusting and interacting with the conference in real time, accelerating their ability to apply analytics best practices within their own organizations. For more information, visit

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