How can Medicare’s big data improve healthcare for older adults?

Medicare data is being used to produce better healthcare for older adults, and at the Louisville Innovation Summit¬†CareSet CEO Laura Shapland joined a panel of health experts and discussed how open healthcare data is being used during a session called “When Seniors, Medicare Data and Pharma Collide: The Right Drugs, to the Right Patients, at the Right Time,” focused on the current state of Medicare data. The panel included:

  • Laura Shapland, CEO of CareSet Systems, and self-dubbed “data groupie”
  • Bryan Sivak, who was the CTO at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from July 2012 to April 2015
  • Dana Abramovitz, CMO at Seremedi, Inc.
  • Sonja Quale, vice president and chief clinical officer at PharMerica

Ashish Patel

Ashish is co-founder of CareSet Systems. An entrepreneur and healthcare data transparency advocate, Ashish also founded the DocGraph Journal, bringing together the Healthcare Data Science community along with Politico and ProPublica to publish data sets for scientific advancement. Ashish is currently working to decode Medicare Claims data for Pharmaceutical companies, helping analyze provider teaming, and building robust networks.