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Leveraging Data for Improved Healthcare


In today’s healthcare environment, the focus is on improving patient care and safety while reducing operating costs.  For forward-thinking healthcare organizations, analyzing the large amounts of complex data generated in the normal course of business provides a true competitive advantage.  “Big Data” analytics in healthcare involves leveraging these complex data assets to improve patient care and safety, reduce the costs and complexity of healthcare, and provide a platform for ongoing improvements to their operations.  In this webinar, we will discuss how a new generation of analytics platforms is providing a solid foundation for making sense of ALL of your data and delivering profound insights that improve patient care and your bottom line.

  • Defining “big data” analytics in healthcare
  • Making sense of complex data in real time
  • Improving patient care and reducing costs
  • Best practices for managing “big data”
  • Creating a scalable platform for growth


Laura Madsen Lancet

Laura leads the healthcare practice for Lancet, where she brings more than a decade of experience in business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing for healthcare, and a passion for engaging and educating the BI community.  At Lancet, she spearheads strategy and product development for the healthcare sector. She also works with key accounts across the country in the provider, payer, and healthcare manufacturing markets. While at Lancet, Laura founded the Healthcare Business Intelligence Summit, an annual event that brings together top hospitals, insurers, and suppliers in the healthcare business intelligence space.

Scott Howser VP of Product Marketing, Vertica, An HP Company

Scott brings 15 years of high tech experience to Vertica, both as customer and technology provider. Scott is responsible for Vertica’s corporate branding and establishing best practices for solution architectures. Prior to Vertica, Scott was Global Technical Director at F5 Networks, focused on the Data Solutions technology, and Technical Director at Acopia Networks, responsible for strategic alliances and serving as “Technical Evangelist.”  Before Acopia, Scott held various technical positions at EMC and Discover Financial Services.

Vertica Systems
Dec 14, 2011, 14:00 EST (19:00 GMT)

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