Experts from The Cleveland Clinic, Teradata and SAS will speak about how the customer is using analytics from Teradata and SAS to make insight-driven decisions to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
About the webinar
Cleveland Clinic is renowned as a leader in health care. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been at the forefront of creating analytical models to help hospitals forecast patient volume, medical supply availability and operational effectiveness.
Using integrated technologies and solutions from SAS and Teradata, Cleveland Clinic can access real-time data, apply complex analytics and deliver critical insights that can be shared with other health systems via GitHub.
Join us to hear more about Cleveland Clinic’s analytics journey and its quest for the intelligence needed to fight this pandemic with insight-driven decisions.
- Hear from Lead Data Scientist Eric Hixson of the Cleveland Clinic as he shares how he and his team rapidly developed new analytic models for the COVID-19 crisis.
- Learn how SAS® and Teradata technologies work together to support Cleveland Clinic’s efforts.
- See how Cleveland Clinic accesses real-time data to deliver critical insights quickly.
About the Experts
Eric Hixson, Cleveland Clinic
Eric Hixson, PhD, is the Lead Data Scientist in Enterprise Analytics at the Cleveland Clinic and has over 20 years of experience implementing operational and quality reporting initiatives, predictive analytics strategy, data warehousing, informatics and operations. Currently, he is responsible for influencing strategic and operational decision making with advanced analytics and machine learning solutions.
Eric is part of the COVID-19 analytics team that developed SEIR models to predict infection spread dynamics; prediction models for critical resource use and caregiver impacts; and optimization models for reactivating service lines.
Tho Nguyen, Teradata
Tho H. Nguyen is an author, data and analytics adviser, and technology enthusiast delivering value-added business solutions with an emphasis on increasing economics, governance and performance. With over 20 years in leadership roles, he has extensive experience in management and is an active speaker on analytic and data management topics.
Tho is a philanthropist who believes in paying it forward, and a community leader and volunteer promoting inclusion and diversity. He recently published the book Transforming Healthcare Analytics: The Quest for Healthy Intelligence, with all proceeds donated to charity.
Susanna Stevens, SAS
Susanna Stevens studied economics and finance at North Carolina State University, but her true passion is in math and computer science – two areas not often pursued by women in the 1980s. After a career in mainframe, midrange and peripheral sales, Susanna joined the SAS sales team in 1994, recognizing the unique opportunity SAS provided back then for women in technology. She has remained at SAS, holding a variety of roles in sales, management and customer success. She joined the SAS health care team in 2005, using her experience in data, technology and analytics best practices to help her clients and the health care industry progress.