Sue Schade is a nationally recognized health IT leader and Principal at StarBridge Advisors providing consulting, coaching and interim management. Recently served as interim Chief Information Officer at Stony Brook Medicine on Long Island. Prior to starting StarBridge Advisors with colleagues David Muntz and Russ Rudish, was a founding advisor at Next Wave Health Advisors. In 2016, served as interim Chief Information Officer at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Previous CIO roles include University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Shannon Shallcross is a data-enthusiast who believes that data interpretation holds the key to solving healthcare’s toughest challenges. She has served as an executive in the insurance and health industries over the past decade and has advised a broad range of Fortune 500 clients. As the co-founder and CEO of BetaXAnalytics, her company uses the power of data science “for good” to improve the cost, transparency and quality of healthcare. BetaXAnalytics has been named one of “7 Startups to Watch” in 2018 by RI Inno and they are the recipient of the Providence Business News award for “Most Innovative Health and Wellness Company” in 2018. The company has built a custom data analytics platform as well as tools to measure population health, medication adherence, as well as health risk measures among a variety of disease states. Most notably, they built a tool that uses natural language processing to scan through millions of doctors notes and faxes to identify incorrect patient coding. Most recently, this technology produced a $1.3 million discovery in corrected HCC risk scores to increase reimbursements for a New York-based health plan. She graduated with a double major in International Business and Management and French from Dickinson College and she has a Master of Science Degree in Insurance Management from Boston University.
Carsten Eickhoff - Assistant Professor - Brown University
Carsten Eickhoff leads the AI Lab at Brown’s Center for Biomedical Informatics, where we specialize in developing clinical decision support techniques on the basis of massive-scale biomedical data.
Thomas Chase is currently chief operating officer at Delta Dental of Rhode Island and has been driving change in the healthcare insurance industry for over 20 years. He has completed engagement for some of the largest US-based and international insurance companies including Blue Cross, Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UK-based Royal & SunAlliance. He has also been part of pre-IPO engagements and post IPO ramp ups.
Recently, in the role of CTO for First Circle, Inc. (subsidiary of Delta Dental of RI) he was part of the executive team that launched Chewsi (chewsidental.com), a new concept in providing access to affordable dental care for all.
Louis Palmisciano leads Lifespan's Pharmacy Business Operations & Clinical Intelligence team, which supports the pharmacy practice through value-centric adaptations of technology. Louis is a leader, developer and analyst. Louis' current focus is adapting machine learning architecture to allow for the rapid development of powerful decision support.