In its eighth year, the Data Analytics for Healthcare Summit remains the only event of its kind. December 3 – 4, 2019 in Toronto, learn tips to build data literacy, optimize data-driven decision-making, and revolutionize patient-centred healthcare! Discover real-world strategies to:
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Hetal Rupani, MHA, is Assistant Director Analytics in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Her current focus is on providing data-driven analytics to support effective organization-wide decision making and process improvement. She has over 15 years of experience in working with the hospital to leverage analytics for competitive advantage and operational improvements. Prior to Johns Hopkins Hospital, she held a decision support analyst position at the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Management Analyst position at the University of Missouri.
Kamil Malikov is a Director, Health Data Science Branch. In this role Kamil is responsible for building new branch and marketing new services to the ministry. He led development of strategic and operational plans for the branch, building relations with key stakeholders within and outside OPS and compile portfolio of data science, artificial intelligence and statistical modelling projects to support major priorities of the ministry. Kamil has been with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care since 2009 when he started as a Manager, Methods and Modelling Unit, Health Analytics Branch.
In his previous role, Kamil was responsible for leading the development of advanced analytics products, including statistical models for forecasting, funding and evaluation of programs, and policies. Kamil led the provision of analytical support to Health System Funding Reforms, which resulted in enhancements to the HBAM cost module, development of costing and pricing methodologies for Quality Based Procedures (QBP), development of QBP volume allocation methods, and high cost users analyses that informed the ministry’s transformation agenda. His contributions have involved significant efforts in the mentoring and development of staff at all levels concerning the use of data and evidence to inform best practices and improve patient outcomes. This work is an essential underpinning for the ministry’s Patient’s First Action Plan. Prior to this position, Kamil held various management roles at McMaster University, where he led multinational clinical trials in cardiac surgery, industry, and United Nations agencies. He also served as a physician abroad and in international relief and development agencies.
Kamil is a proven leader with extensive public service experience, including Ontario Public Services, hospital and primary care and higher education sectors, specifically in the areas of data and information management, research, data analytics and reporting, project management, and project implementation.
Kamil is an Internationally Trained Medical Graduate and has a Medical Doctor degree from North Western Medical School in the Russian Federation. He has a Master of Science degree in Health Economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and London School of Economics. He has a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University. He is also a certified accountant with CPA and CMA designations.
Mary Lou Ackerman is Vice President of Innovation with Saint Elizabeth. Her background is extensive - she has led the development and implementation of many business improvement projects, innovations and partnerships. Mary Lou joined Saint Elizabeth in 1987 as a visiting nurse, and she has augmented her clinical background with a graduate business degree and significant experience with health informatics. Mary Lou has a passion for community health care, combined with a desire to advance home health care, using innovative solutions to support improved health outcomes and care delivery processes for both clients in their homes as well as the mobile work force that cares for them.