Laura Craft is a Vice President, Analyst in Gartner’s Healthcare Industry’s Research group. Her research focuses on big data, analytics and AI, population health and value-based care. Ms. Craft has more than 30 years’ experience in healthcare across data and analytics, data management and governance, as well as industry IT trends, business drivers and strategic planning. She is highly skilled in helping clients develop, plan and execute strategies that address business needs and improve information delivery, access and use.
Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Craft worked for IBM, Yale University, Hospital of Saint Raphael and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. She has the honor of holding a USDA patent for a reporting system to monitor hand-washing compliance in clinical care settings.
(Analytics — Course Level: Intermediate)
Data and analytics can be powerful weapons in confronting the disruptions and uncertainties healthcare is challenged with today. This is why data and analytics leadership is more vital than ever. This session will explore those disruptions and outline key action items for attendees to execute in order for their data and analytics program to be positioned to tackle uncertainty and manage disruption.