Creating and Using Analytics to Improve Care Through Research and Operations Collaboration

June 7, 9:00am, EDT - 4:00pm, EDT

Pinn Hall Conference Center at the

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA


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Join data analytics experts from across the Commonwealth to discuss successes and challenges in translational research. Keynote by THRIV leadership, program and project talks as well as expert panels throughout the day from health systems including VCU Health, Carilion Clinic, Augusta Medical Center, Centra, UVA Health System.


Detailed Agenda:


Transition of Medical Research to Operations


Networking – Continental Breakfast


Welcome – Leigh Williams (UVA/HIMSS) / Jonathan Michel (UVA/HIMSS)

0930 Keynote

THRIV Leaders

Karen Johnston, MD, Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Dept of Neurology

Don Brown, Data Science Institute

1000 - 1045


Identifying Opioid Overdose Patients Using Natural Language Processing, a Statewide Effort - Tamas Gal (VCU), Sunita Dodani (EVMS)¸ Anita Kablinger (Carilionclinic)

1045 - 1115

Examining Relationships Between Heat Waves and Emergency Room Visits- Wendy Novicoff (UVA) / Mattie Tenzer (Carilion Clinic)

1115 - 1200


Genomics Pipeline for Tracking Infectious Disease

Dr. Amy Mathers, Kasi Vegesana,

1200 Lunch

Guest Speaker

Lee Pierce, Former Intermountain Chief Data Officer

Operations Focusing Research


Dr. Amy Salerno (UVA) - Community Health Outcomes


Penny Cooper (Augusta Medical Center) – Early Identification of Sepsis


Networking Break


UVA Analytics- Readmission Pilot Intervention Analysis – Bommae Kim, Physiological Monitoring Database– Valentina Baljak / Rich Salaway


Next Steps Panel and Discussion – Glenn Wasson (UVA), Dr. Steve Morgan (Carilion Clinic), Jeremy Utz (VCU), Francis Farrell (Carilion Clinic)