Brent Diverty, Vice President, Programs, Canadian Institute for Health Information
Brent has executive responsibility for CIHI’s range of health services, expenditure and workforce data holdings and many of the standard information products that flow from them. He leads CIHI’s corporate strategies to broaden and enhance the organization’s data holdings and to increase access to the resulting data and information for such purposes as quality improvement, system management, policy making and research.
Over his 20-year career, Brent has occupied roles in the supply and demand sides of data and information, in most cases with a focus on health services and population health. He holds a master’s degree in economics from McMaster University, with a specialization in health.
Presentation Topic: Drowning in data? Health analytics, a lifejacket for performance measurement
The data explosion brought on by eHealth, mobile technologies and the Internet presents exciting opportunities to enhance information for health system decision making, but the quick flows of data coming from every direction can make it feel akin to drowning. This presentation will cover some of the building blocks for effective and efficient performance measurement in the health system, and demonstrate thorough real-life examples how health analytics can support positive changes in patient care, system management and policy making.
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