(Analytics Best Practices, Innovative Data and Analytics Transformation, Life Science, Population Health — Course Level: Intermediate)
Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic materially amplified Northwell Health’s necessary speed from question to answer. At the peak of the pandemic, Northwell, the hardest hit healthcare system in the United States—had to face an evolving cohort definition for COVID-19, an additional 200 beds daily, and new healthcare professionals from across the country. Navigating this crisis required careful planning, communication, coordination, and research. This required unprecedented collaboration, an extensive patient registry, access to key datasets, geocoding, and serology testing. Learn about the data-driven response Northwell Health implemented from day one of the pandemic, the successes and lessons learned, and how technology and analytics can be used for future infection tracking and patient care.