may, 2015

tue26may11:30 am1:00 pmData Driven Innovation in Healthcare Presented by WPC Healthcare, Sponsored by Zycron11:30 am - 1:00 pm Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37405

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WPC Healthcare presents

Data Driven Innovation in Healthcare

Damian Mingle, Chief Data Scientist at WPC Healthcare will share the reason why it has taken so long for Big Data to reach healthcare and the potential it has to drive real transformation. By reviewing the difference between business intelligence and data science Mingle will unravel the importance of visualization to meaningful data interpretation. Through an example using Anscombe’s Quartet Mingle will describe how readmissions data can be interpreted in a variety of ways. Through a proprietary WPC process, Mingle will share how the massive volume of available data can be tamed into useful insights that lead to action. What is a data scientist and how will the market need for them be fulfilled? The presentation will conclude with  a projection of where healthcare Big Data is headed and the talent that it will take to get there.

Damian Mingle is the Director of Data Science for WPC Healthcare and has been active in the study and application of high-powered analytics for more than 15 years. Damian is globally ranked among the top 1% of more than 222,000 data scientists world wide.  His current research focus involves the study of financial transactions between hospitals and health plans.

WPC Healthcare

For 40 years WPC has been a leader in developing, implementing and supporting healthcare data standards. With a mission to do more than meet requirements, WPC supports building the  WPC Healthcare is the right partner to optimize business and technology processes fueled by accurate, organized data. Today, we are experts in the processes involving healthcare data including reimbursement, compliance, integration, and analytics.  With the right mix of technologists, subject matter experts and data scientists, WPC offers payers, providers and health systems the decision support and business intelligence to transform data into understanding. For more information visit

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(Tuesday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Business Development Center

100 Cherokee Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37405

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