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Dr. Dexheimer is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati. She is a clinical informaticist working on the development and implementation of machine learning applications into clinical care. Her research focus areas include machine learning techniques, real-time patient identification system, disparate data merging, and applications of clinical data. Dr. Dexheimer co-leads the Decision Support Analytics Workgroup (DSAW), which investigates the links between the effectiveness of clinical decision support (CDS), patient safety, and user efficiency. This research has demonstrated ties between decreasing alert burden on clinicians, increasing CDS alert salience, and improving patient outcomes.
Vincci Tang is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores), a public specialty hospital that provides specialized assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental illness. Ontario Shores is a teaching hospital and engages in research, education and advocacy initiatives that advance the mental health care system.
Ms. Tang is an experienced finance professional having served more than a decade in progressive senior leadership roles within diverse and challenging hospital environments. She also has extensive expertise in the areas of finance, information management and technology, performance measurement and business intelligence.
Her career highlights include providing leadership and contributing to the organization’s achievement and successful revalidation of the HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7, and the HIMSS Davies Awards in the utilization of health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes and value.
Ms. Tang holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Scott Wells has been the Director of Information and Analytic Services at eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) since 2018. As the Director, Scott is responsible for providing data management, reporting, geographic information system (GIS) support, analytics, and data quality services. His team works every day to support the health system in Saskatchewan, increase efficiencies and, most of all, improve patient care. They also support other branches of government and researchers with their data needs.
eHealth’s Information and Analytic team assists with operational and strategic initiatives, quality improvement and research within the health system. Some examples include understanding the bed capacity in health facilities across the province; physician panel reporting and automation of operational workflows. By providing health system partners with the tools, skilled resources and information they need, Scott’s team is dedicated to democratizing and maturing the data and analytics practices across Saskatchewan.
Scott has more than 10 years of experience leading data initiatives across various sectors. While he is relatively new to the health sector, Scott was eager to seize the opportunity to work in the health system where he could use his love for data and analytics to improve health care in Saskatchewan.
Scott is also the co-lead of the data services platform for Saskatchewan’s SPOR unit SCPOR (Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research). In this role, he is accountable for delivering on SCPOR’s data strategy to improve the access, quality and amount of data available to researchers in order to positively impact patient-oriented research in the province.
Peter Papadakos has over 15 years of healthcare experience and has a passion for data and analytics. Holding senior roles at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, University Health Network, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, and presently at Quinte Health Care Corporation. He is 1 part leader, 1 part entrepreneur, 2 parts data geek, 2 parts Dad and 1 part outdoorsman.