Symposium on Data Science for Healthcare (DaSH)

Data Quality: Practices, Technologies and Implications
Sponsor: Leir Charitable Foundations, Supporter: NJIT
Oct 19, noon – Oct 20, 1:30PM, 2017, The Leir Retreat Center, Ridgefield, CT

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Program (Proceedings)

Thursday, October 19th, The Leir Retreat Center

Time Session Speakers' Information
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch at Leir Retreat Center
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Opening Remarks and Introductions
  • Atam P. Dhawan, PhD, Vice Provost for Research and Development, Distinguished Professor, ECE, NJIT
  • Yi Chen, PhD, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare, Associate Professor, Martin Tuchman School of Management, NJIT
1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Industry Keynote: Harnessing the Power of Data in Healthcare: Data as a Strategic Asset
  • Christopher Joyce,VP Enterprise Data Solutions, Anthem, Inc. slides
2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Challenges in Capturing and Analyzing Data from Clinical Care
  • Frank A. Sonnenberg, MD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Coffee Break
3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Public Health Intelligence Platform from Social Health Records
  • Soon Ae Chun, PhD, Professor, School of Business, The City Univ. of New York  slides
3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Adoption of Health Information Exchanges and Physicians’ Referral Patterns: Are they Mutually Reinforcing?
  • Niam Yaraghi, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Business, University of Connecticut  slides
4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Lightweight Deep Learning on Smartphone for Early Detection of Skin Cancer
  • Dantong Yu, PhD, Associate Professor, Martin Tuchman School of Management, NJIT  slides
4:40 pm - 5:30 pm Reception
5:30 pm - 6:10 pm Dinner
6:10 pm - 6:30 pm Welcome Remarks
  • Reggie Caudill, PhD, Professor and Dean, Tuchman School of Management, NJIT
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Panel: Data Quality: Practice, Technologies and Implications
  • Kathy L. Grise , Senior Program Director, Big Data Initiative, Future Directions, IEEE  slides
  • John Novak, Senior Director, Architecture and Gov Tech, Healthcare Delivery Systems iLab, New Jersey Innovation Institute  slides
  • Louiqa Raschid, PhD, Professor, Department of Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies, University of Maryland.  slides
  • Moderator: Yi Chen, PhD, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare, Associate Professor, Martin Tuchman School of Management, NJIT  slides

Friday, October 20th, The Leir Retreat Center

Time Session Speakers' Information
8:00 am - 8:30 am Arrive to LRC – Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am Academic Keynote: Data Driven Self-Learning for Knowledge Discovery in Health
  • Aidong Zhang,Program Director, NSF/CISE/IIS. Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University at Buffalo, SUNY
9:15 am - 9:30 am Coffee Break
    9:30 am - 11:00 am Panel: Big Data and Patient Engagement
    • Andrea L. Hartzler, PhD , Associate professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington slides
    • Fei Wang, PhD, Division of Health Informatics, Weill Cornell Medical School, Cornell University
    • Dongsong Zhang, PhD,Professor, Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    • Moderator: David G Belanger, PhD,Senior Research Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology slides
    11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee Break
      11:30 am - 11:50 am NE Big Data Hub's Health Spoke - A Search Engine for Environmental and Phenotypic Factors Associated with Disease and Health
      • René Bastón, Executive Director, NSF Northeast Big Data Hub  slides
      11:50 pm - 12:30 pm Closing Talk: Cognitive Computing for Healthcare
      • Eric Brown, PhD, Director, Foundational Innovation, Watson Health, IBM
      12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch, Closing Remarks and Adjourn