Thomas D. Burton, MBA

Co-founder and President, Professional Services, Health Catalyst

Mr. Burton is a Co-founder and President, Professional Services of Health Catalyst. His leadership and decades of experience in business intelligence, analytics, and process improvement have helped many care delivery systems significantly improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. Mr. Burton was a member of the team that led Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally recognized improvements in quality of care delivery and reductions in cost. He has taught courses on the Toyota Production System, Agile Software Development, value-based care, and data system design at various institutes including Intermountain Healthcare’s Institute for Health Care Delivery Research and Stanford’s Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Training. He has also given presentations at the Healthcare Analytics Summit and HIMSS. Mr. Burton holds an MBA and a BS in Computer Science from BYU.

Speaker Sessions

32 – The Data Maze Game: Navigating the Complexities of Data Governance (strategy, fun)

Most organizations struggle to turn their data into a strategic asset. They lack the data they need, and often don’t trust the data they have. They struggle to surface meaningful opportunities, quantify the value of those opportunities, and transform insight into action.

In this game-based learning session, your hosts Tom Burton and Mike Noke will help participants learn strategies for improving data literacy, ensuring data quality, and expanding data utilization. Be prepared to have fun in this interactive and collaborative experience, where you’ll discover how investing in a deliberate, principle-based strategy can help you navigate the complexities of data governance and maximize the value of data for outcomes improvement.

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