Analytics Affinity Group

Data-Driven Transformation

From CDS to PX and beyond, the Analytics Affinity Group regularly convenes 25 to 30 Chief Analytics Officers and other executives for Dialogue calls and in-person and virtual Summits. Discussions address myriad topics from identification of at-risk populations and clinical decision support for personalized medicine to Amazon-like patient engagement and new business models. Plus, if you want to know what your peers are doing and thinking right now, join SI’s Analytics Affinity Group MS Teams site to facilitate ongoing, ad hoc, open discussion and collaboration among the Analytics peer group.

Data/Analytics Organization Chart Library

SI offers a unique space where members can share information on their particular approaches to structuring their Data/Analytics departments, with charts provided for internal use only. Contact us to learn how to obtain access and contribute to the library.


Dialogues – Invitation-only

These 1-hour, peer-led Zoom meetings are by invitation-only, with recaps distributed to affinity group members via MS Teams. To guest-lead/host a Dialogue on a topic of interest, contact Cynthia Schroers. Some hosts share background materials to support discussion; just ask for samples.


Upcoming Summit – Invitation-Only

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Upcoming Teleconferences and Webinars – Open to all Members




SI 2020 Analytics Virtual Summit Report

Sponsored by Optum. Thirty-one health-system analytics executives from prominent healthcare systems across the country gathered September 9, 2020 to share their insights on "The...
SI 2019 Analytics Summit Report cover

SI 2019 Analytics Summit Report

SI 2019 Analytics Summit sponsored by Optum. Twenty-one leading analytics executives from 19 health systems across the country gathered in Chicago September 26-27 to...

Previous Teleconference and Webinar Recordings – Available to all Members


COVID-19 Immunity Research at Mass General Brigham
Duane Wesemann, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It is relatively well-known that the immune system...
Predictive Models, Bias, Health Equity, and COVID-19
Michael Pencina, PhD, Vice Dean for Data Science and IT & Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine. Modern health systems stand to derive su...
Leveraging the Power of Crowds: How Brigham and Women’s Innovation Hub is taking Aim at Everyday Problems
Santosh Mohan, MMCi, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Managing Director, Digital Health Innovation; Caroline Coy, MPH, Manager, Strategy Implementation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Callie Patel,...
COVID-19 Seropositivity and Asymptomatic Rates in Healthcare Workers at Beaumont
Hans Keil, MBA, SVP & CIO, and Matthew Sims, MD, PhD, Director of Infectious Disease Research, Beaumont Health.  Beaumont Health conducted a major study of over 20,000 employees du...
Streamlining Operations with AI at Tampa General Hospital
Scott Arnold, EVP & CIO, and Peter Chang, MD, VP Care Transitions and CMIO, Tampa General Hospital. Join Scott and Dr. Chang for Tampa General Hospital’s journey through the idea...


Equity Lens / Tableau at University of Chicago
Mary Kate Springman, Director of Quality Analytics, Mark Connolly, BI Lead, and Michael Wall, PharmD, Chief Analytics Officer, University of Chicago Medicine.  UChicago Medicine deploy...
Pop Health Management Strategy and Framework at Providence
Rhonda Medows, MD, FAAFP, President, Population Health Management & CEO Ayin Health Solutions, Providence St. Joseph. Providence St Joseph Health is the third largest non-profit hea...
Workplace Violence Policies at THR: How Does it Impact our Clinical Staff?
Mary Beth Mitchell, RN, CNIO, and Myrna Correa Sierra, M.Ed, Program Manager Employee Safety, Texas Health Resources.  Mary Beth discusses the concerns in the hospital environment arou...

About Affinity Groups

SI Affinity Groups are intimate forums focused on a common issue, topic or collective challenge of its members, with a goal of information sharing around similar concerns, best practices, lessons learned, industry trends and resources to help organizations thrive.

Lara Terry, MD of Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Lara Terry, MD, MPH
VP of Medical Analytics and Informatics, Mass General Brigham
"Excellent small group discussion with leaders in similar roles. Highly engaging—even with Zoom format!"

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