David Jackson

David Jackson brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare from both the provider and the payer perspective.  As Vice President, Managed Analytics, he currently leads Optum’s end-to-end managed analytics services offerings, including full outsourced analytic solutions for both payer and provider clients.

Prior to joining Optum, David spent 8 years at IBM Watson Health and its predecessor companies.  As Vice President of Professional services, he led a provider analytics and consulting services organization that leveraged IBM Watson Health assets to help hospitals and health systems respond to various business challenges in the current healthcare environment.

In addition, David previously served as the director of health care analytics for Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, where he led corporate analytics and business intelligence initiatives. Most notably, David led the growth and development of analytics in the organization from a small team of analysts to a diverse and recognized discipline that spanned most health plan key business functions.

David holds a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, South Carolina and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Bio updated March 2021
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      Michael Wall PharmD, MBA

      Michael Wall PharmD, MBA

      UChicago Medicine’s Chief Analytics Officer, Michael Wall is formally trained in pharmacoeconomics and now helps lead UCM’s efforts in transforming to a data-driven enterprise. Michael provides executive leadership for our clinical and operational data and analytics teams. He collaborates with other leaders to develop and deploy a data and analytics delivery model that is sustainable and effective in meeting the needs of data-driven practice and operations for the growing health system.  He is an expert on analytic methods for quality, safety, and patient experience who routinely teaches on quality analytics at the national level.

      Posted December 2019
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          Peter Prina MBA, MSISM

          Peter W. Prina MBA, MSISM

          Peter Prina is director in information services at Spectrum Health, a $6.5 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in West Michigan. His focus is on enterprise information management and how Spectrum leverages data and analytics for strategic outcomes. Peter’s vision is that Spectrum Health leads the nation in its use and application of data and analytics across all of its service lines and functions, including 14 hospitals, a multispecialty medical group with more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice providers, a variety of ambulatory, post-acute, and ancillary health care services, and a 800,000 member health plan.

          Background

          Peter joined Spectrum Health in 2014. He has partnered with advanced analytics teams to promote data driven decision making and helped advance business intelligence and analytics capabilities. His work includes the execution of the system’s strategic priorities, including implementation of data and analytics to support an integrated clinical and revenue cycle system and the creation and use of shared clinical and health plan data.

          Prior to joining Spectrum Health Peter served as a consultant where he led efforts to build and implement data warehouses, devised business intelligence solutions, and led business process transformations. His career includes undergraduate and graduate class instruction at local colleges and universities.

          Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He was also awarded masters’ degrees in business administration with a focus in entrepreneurship and science in information systems management from Loyola University in Chicago. He also holds a project management professional designation from the Project Management Institute.

          Affiliations

          Peter is involved with the Healthcare Data & Analytics Association and is also a board member of multiple local non-profits.

           

          Posted December 2019
              Jon McManus

              Jon McManus

              Jon McManus is the Vice President of Enterprise Analytics for Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California. He is a veteran Healthcare leader and technologist who has worked with some of the largest healthcare systems in the country. Mr. McManus is a recognized technology expert with a history of developing innovative and transformational technology strategies for organizations of all sizes. His experience spans a variety of healthcare settings including academic medicine, county and government systems, public sector healthcare, consulting, vendor product development, non-profit systems, and technology start-ups.

              Sharp Healthcare is not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system located in San Diego which includes four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, three affiliated medical groups and a health plan. Sharp has approximately 2,600 physicians and more than 18,000 employees. Jon leads a team of 90 FTEs covering all areas of healthcare analytics, architecture, warehousing, interfaces, web development, interoperability, patient matching and data governance. He has over 12 yrs. experience working with but not limited to Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Cisco, Hortonworks, Cloudera, GE, Denodo, Salesforce, Microsoft, Tableau, IBM and SAP and holds numerous technical certifications.

              Jon received his undergraduate training in Health Science and Business Analytics from Boston University and is also a certified project management professional licensed in the State(s) of Texas and California.

              Bio posted December 2019
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                  David Torgerson

                  David Torgerson

                  Dave Torgerson serves as VP, Enterprise Analytics at Sentara Healthcare, where he works to coordinate the use of information in decision-making across the organization.  He leads a team of analysts that support a wide constituency including senior leadership, hospitals, the health plan, and medical groups.

                  Dave started his career as a Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy / Department of Energy.   He spent a number of years as a management consultant specializing in strategy, analytics, and analytic organizational design, which led to series of industry-side roles in building analytic organizations and capabilities at U.S. Cellular, Gogo, and now at Sentara.   He is passionate about the role data & analytics play in creating “clarity out of chaos” and how analytic capabilities can evolve into a strategic advantages for companies and organizations.

                  Dave is also an Instructor and guest lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and specifically co-teaches the Master of Business Analytics program Boot Camp, as well as through a corresponding Coursera online course in business analytics.

                  Dave holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Duke University, as well as a Master’s in Engineering Administration from Virginia Tech and a Master equivalent in Nuclear Engineering from the Bettis Reactor Engineering School.  He also spent a year in the Marketing PhD program at Duke.

                  Dave’s outside interests include triathlon, surfing, playing music, and building things – and he applies analytics to all of them.

                  Bio updated September 2020

                   

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                      Julius Bogdan

                      Julius Bogdan

                      Julius Bogdan is the Head of Data Services at SCL Health.  His mission is to build a culture of trust and shared interest in data and technology’s role in improving clinical and financial outcomes, and to increase the capacity for making data-driven decisions in healthcare.  After a successful career at Microsoft, Julius became personally interested in the human benefit of technology to improve healthcare management.  He believes that the power to drive innovation comes from the symbiotic relationship between business and technology and has the credentials, experience and vision to bring it to life.

                       

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                          Tristan Markwell

                          Tristan Markwell

                          Tristan Markwell serves as Principal Strategic Scientist for Providence, where he focuses on assessing and evaluating industry trends and new technologies for potential value to their system, as well as evaluating ROI for analytics projects.  Tristan has more than a decade of experience in healthcare analytics and data science and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Nebraska.

                          Bio updated September 2020
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                              Danny Sama

                              Danny Sama

                              Danny Sama is the Vice President, Analytics & Chief Data Executive for Northwestern Medicine and leads the integrated academic health system’s reporting and analytics teams in support of the strategic plan and organizational goals.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

                               

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                                  Lance Millburg MBA, CLSSBB

                                  Lance C. Millburg MBA, CLSSBB

                                  System Director, Decision Sciences | Memorial Health System

                                  Lance Millburg has over 15 years in healthcare information technology and operations improvement. He currently serves as the System Director of Decision Sciences for Memorial Health System in Springfield, IL. In this role, Lance works closely with executive leadership to establish the data and analytics strategy for the health system, and with his team to execute the tactics required to accomplish the strategy. He leads a dedicated team of data scientists and data engineers that work hard every day to turn information into actionable insights, in order to support the mission of improving the lives of the communities served.

                                  Prior to his time in Decision Sciences, he served several roles in both Operations Improvement and Information Services. During this tenure, he was an instrumental part of the team that earned Memorial Medical Center the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality prize in 2016.

                                  Lance earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, as well as his MBA from the University of Illinois in Springfield. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He makes his home in central Illinois with his wife and four children.

                                   

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                                      Trey Hyberger

                                      Trey Hyberger

                                      Trey Hyberger is the Executive Director for Analytics and Decision Support at Baptist Health KY & IN. Trey leads and supports the analytics function across the employed medical group of roughly 1,000 providers.  He also plays a large role in the design and development of dashboards, reports and analytics for the Baptist Health ACO and CIN.

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