Pre-Summit

"Same place, same time next year!! The best conference I've attended, fabulous job!"

We have two pre-summit options this year. 

Option 1 – Health Catalyst User Group and Advisory Board

Option 2 – Health Catalyst University (training courses)

Option 1 – Health Catalyst User Group (no charge, all clients invited)

(Tuesday, September 10)

The Health Catalyst User Group and Customer Advisory Board will take place all day on Tuesday, September 10, starting with a special “Breakfast with Health Catalyst” at 7:30 where you will have breakfast with key members of the Health Catalyst product and services team.

The User Group will start with a company strategy overview from Dan Burton and a solutions and strategy overview from Tom Burton, followed by a morning filled with user selectable breakout sessions. These sessions will focus on sharing our latest updates on our products, solutions, strategies, and helpful use cases and best practices from both Health Catalyst and Health Catalyst clients.

There will be three waves of user selectable breakouts. Some of these sessions will include updates on the following:

Breakout Sessions (Choose three to attend)

1 – Technology strategy and state of the union (by Dale Sanders)
2 – New – population health solutions
3 – New – services, solutions, and education offerings
4 – New – patient safety collaborative
5 – New – life science improvement opportunities
6 – Interoperability integration plans
7 –  Enhanced data science focus
8 – Client best practices
9 – Technology best practices
10 – Governance best practices

Back by popular demand, we will also offer a private, client-only, early preview of the Products and Service Showcase and the Digital Innovation Showcase where you can talk to our product teams and see new and innovative industry digital solutions. We invite and welcome all Health Catalyst clients to join us.

Health Catalyst User Group and Customer Advisory Board Agenda
Time Session
7:30 am – 8:20 am “Breakfast With Health Catalyst” (Meet the Health Catalyst team members for breakfast)
8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome and State of the Business (Dan Burton, CEO, Health Catalyst)
9:00 am – 9:45 am Health Catalyst Solutions (Tom Burton, President, Professional Services)
10:00 am – 10:45 am Wave #1 – Solution, Product, and Best Practice Breakouts
11:00 am – 11:45 pm Wave #2 – Solution, Product, and Best Practice Breakouts
11:45 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Wave #3 – Solution, Product, and Best Practice Breakouts
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Special Keynote Speaker: Dr. Paul Keckley – We are excited to welcome Dr. Paul Keckley as an exclusive user group keynote speaker. Dr. Keckley is a healthcare futurist and commentator and managing editor of The Keckley Report, a weekly blog covering health industry trends and issues. His topic will be the mega-trends impacting the U.S. healthcare industry:

  • Health and entitlement reforms (regulatory).
  • Clinical innovations that disrupt traditional modes of care.
  • Data-driven healthcare: the convergence of financial and clinical data.
  • Employer activism: the relentless pursuit of value.
  • Plan growth and consolidation: new customers, new realities.
  • Consumerism: the buck stops at home.
  • New competitors: taking advantage of the industry’s disruption.
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm First HAS Customer Awards – New this year, we are pleased to announce The Catalyst Awards for clients who have improved healthcare and achieved meaningful results or breakthroughs in one of four categories:

  • Data utilization
  • Clinical
  • Financial
  • Innovation
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Split Sessions

  • User Group: Product and Services Showcase & Digital Innovation Showcase
  • Customer Advisory Board: Feedback Session (Invitation Only)

Register for the Health Catalyst User Group

Option 2 – Health Catalyst University (additional charges, all invited)

Tuesday, September 10

This year, we have one Health Catalyst University offering: an immersive learning experience for individuals wanting to improve their data-driven outcomes improvement skills.

The Health Catalyst University class is a smaller, instructor-led class, offered at an additional cost. It is affordable and packed with value. This class is only offered at HAS, so take advantage of this unique opportunity.

Health Catalyst University Training Class

Price Session (clients, non-clients) Tues, Sept 10
$399 Making Decisions with Data: Data-Driven Improvement Teams 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Register for the Health Catalyst University

Read below for more details on our four Health Catalyst University Classes

Health Catalyst University


Making Decisions With Data

You Have a Dashboard and Lots of Reports… Now What?

Every day we swim in an ocean of data and try to make sense of it all with dashboards and reports. However, if we really get honest, how many of us can say that dashboards and reports have yielded sustained outcomes improvement? We can’t—because data alone is insufficient to drive the changes required in this new era of healthcare. During this hands-on, full-day session, national experts will help you move beyond the “so what?” With a small instructor to student ratio, expect to be challenged and engaged. You’ll learn to take on a new mindset and behaviors that, when coupled with data-driven improvement methods, result in meaningful outcomes improvements.

Specifically, here’s what we’ll cover during this intense and concentrated period:

  • Why a single data point rarely tells the whole story
  • How to avoid making big decisions based on partial information
  • Why even the best data can’t give you sustained outcomes improvements if there isn’t a culture of improvement

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand variation, run charts, and control charts
  • Evaluate processes through a family of measures
  • Learn what polarities are (think: quality and cost) and how they impact decision making
  • Recognize the need for both technical and adaptive leadership

Who should attend: This session has been designed for leaders and members of data-driven improvement teams.

What to bring: You’ll want to bring an open mind and enthusiasm to learn in a way you may not have experienced before. All supplies will be provided.

Notes: Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.

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