Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio 2015

Erlanger, Kentucky
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

3861 Olympic Blvd
Erlanger, Kentucky 41018
United States

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Join us for Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio as we showcase novel and effective uses of health data in our region. 

Keynote speaker Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will discuss the data transparency, innovation and open data efforts launched by CMS.

Niall Brennan is CMS’ Chief Data Officer and the Director of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA). In this capacity, he oversees improvements in data collection and dissemination at CMS and efforts to help CMS better harness its vast data resources to drive higher quality, patient-centered care at a lower cost. Niall directs leading-edge research and analysis published by CMS, as well as efforts to make its considerable data sets available to external researchers seeking to promote better understanding of health care in the United States. He also manages CMS’ extensive data and information product portfolio. Prior to joining CMS, Niall worked at the Brookings Institution, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, the Congressional Budget Office, The Urban Institute, and Price WaterhouseCoopers. He is a graduate of University College Dublin, and earned a master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

Please see the Speakers tab for our full line-up of dynamic presenters.

Keynote speaker Naomi Cytron of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is a Senior Research Associate in the Community Development department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Much of her research has focused on neighborhood change and regional equity, and she has authored numerous reports and articles on topics ranging from concentrated poverty to transit-oriented development. She was the senior editor of What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities, a volume of essays published in 2014 by the San Francisco Fed and the Urban Institute ( Prior to joining the Fed, Naomi worked as a consultant on affordable housing finance and managed a fair housing testing program. Naomi has a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Macalester College.

Local entrepreneurs, researchers, agencies and organizations will share the latest innovations to improve population health in our communities. We hope this exciting and fast-paced forum will inspire you to harness the power of health data to foster change in your community.

Enter the Health Infographic Competition! At the forum, we will showcase creative and original infographics that describe important health issues in our region. Cash prizes will be awarded. Please see the submission guidelines here.

Health data enthusiasts, non-profit and philanthropic organizations, entrepreneurs, hospitals, health departments, community planners and researchers are encouraged to attend.

The Data Forum is presented by Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Contact Information

  • Rachelle Seger

    Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
    Phone: 502-326-2583 
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