Save Sept. 27 for 2019 MHA Women in Healthcare Data Conference

Posted on April 05, 2019

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The new 2019 MHA Women in Healthcare Data conference, taking place Sept. 27 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Delta Township, will highlight the important role of female data analysts, scientists and leaders in healthcare. Participants will learn about trends in data science research from highly knowledgeable healthcare experts and can connect with peers from across Michigan.

Interactive breakout sessions explore how advancing healthcare data science improves the overall delivery of patient care. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Turn comprehensive healthcare data into valuable information that can be used to make strategic decisions on improving care quality.
  • Get the latest on data visualization trends and resources and learn more about how visualization can help fully enhance the power of analytics.
  • Attend a statistics refresher course to enhance their understanding and interpretation of common statistics reported in medical literature.

Speakers include Tina Freese Decker, president and chief executive officer, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids; Gwen MacKenzie, former senior vice president, Ascension Healthcare, Warren; Norma Padrón, PhD, MPH, MA, senior director of Applied Research and Data Analytics, Health Research and Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association, Chicago; Laura D. Cassidy, MS, PhD, professor, Institute for Health & Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, based in Milwaukee; and Anna V. Moore, PhD, director, Precision Health Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

The event follows 2018’s successful Women in Data Science Lansing event, held in collaboration with Stanford University. The new Women in Healthcare Data event will allow attendees to focus on data science as it applies to healthcare in the state of Michigan.

Agenda and registration details will be available in the coming months. Members with questions may contact Renée Smiddy at the MHA.


  • Save Sept. 27 for 2019 MHA Women in Healthcare Data Conference

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