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August 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Gain healthcare analytics understanding and skills necessary to develop, deploy and execute an analytics strategy as well as create a data driven decision-making culture. Expert faculty will introduce the foundational understanding of healthcare analytics, an analytics maturity model, leadership strategies for guiding an organization to embrace analytics as a decision tool, and present detailed case studies of healthcare analytics in action supporting both clinical and operational data driven decision making. This program will give you an understanding of the current state of healthcare analytics and practical operational insights into organizational reporting structure, job descriptions, training, data management, infrastructure, governance and more.

Seminar Objectives:

  • Gain a stronger understanding of analytics and how it can support healthcare decisions
  • Assess and refine a plan for closing analytics resource gaps
  • Gauge and assess analytical maturity in terms of data, infrastructure, governance, and analytics competency
  • Utilize examples of practical clinical and business analytics in action

Instructor Bio: 

James Gaston is the senior director, maturity models,at HIMSS Analytics in Chicago, with more than 24 years of healthcare information technology experience. In his current role, Mr. Gaston facilitates maturity model development and awareness, and serves as an expert resource with regard to clinical and business intelligence, as well as analytics in healthcare. He is responsible for the DELTA Powered Analytics Assessment and the Continuity of Care maturity models, among other duties at HIMSS Analytics.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Dr
Nashville, TN 37232