Community Track

HDC logoPlease see below for session descriptions within our Community Track for Health Datapalooza 2014.

The Community Track is designed by the following individuals:

Cheryl Wold, Owner, Wold and Associates
Paul Tarini, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Click here to access the agenda for Health Datapalooza 2014.

[agenda][day date=”2 June 2014″]Monday[/day]

[event time=”1:30pm-2:30pm”]
CY01: Using Data to Foster Community Engagement for Health Improvement

Moderator:
Paul Tarini, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Speakers:
Jehan Benton-Clark, Senior Program Officer, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Allen Smart , Vice President of Programs, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Chris Fulcher, Co-director, Center for Applied Research & Environmental Systems
Kyla Williams, Program Director, Smart Chicago Collaborative

This session will focus on how to use data to spark local health improvement efforts. It will cover what we’ve learned about using data and the “so what” question, that is, how has data and data sharing translated to action and observed changes?
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[event time=”3:00pm-4:00pm”]
CY02: Bridging Health and Healthcare- How Linking Data Can Help Improve Community Health

Moderator:
Cheryl Wold,  Wold and Associates

Speakers:
Katharine McVeigh, PhD, MPH Director, Special Projects Unite, Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Daniel Stein, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Stewards of Change
Shell Culp, Principal, Almirante Partners
Nam Nguyen, Project Director, Dallas IEP

This session will cover how linking data from Health Care, Public Health and Social Services can help improve community health
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[event time=”4:30pm-5:30pm”]
CY03: Using Non-Traditional Data to Improve Community Health

Moderator:
Aman Bhandari, Director, Health IT & Data Partnerships, Business Development & Strategy, Merck and Company

Speakers:
Stefan Heeke, Executive Director, The SumAll Foundation
Lexie Komisar, Strategic Advisor, Clinton Health Matters Initiative, The Clinton Foundation
John Bracken , Director of Media Innovation, Knight Foundation
Matt Beitz, PhD, Assistant Project Scientist, Irvine Department of Informatics, University of California

Information from non-traditional sources can fill critical gaps in health information provide actionable data and real-time feedback. How can tweeted, texted, and proprietary data be powered up to improve health?
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[agenda][day date=”3 June 2014″]Tuesday[/day]
[event time=”10:20am-11:20am”]
CY04: A View from the Top- Lessons from State and Local Efforts to Open Data

Moderator:
Andrew Krackov, Senior Program Officer, Market & Policy Monitor Program, California HealthCare Foundation

Speakers:
Bechara Choucair, MD, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
Nirav Shah, MD, MPH , SVP and COO, Clinical Operations, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Pioneers in open data discuss the best uses for open data, what impact open data is having on local health policies and well being, and models for sustaining these efforts.
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[event time=”1:30pm-2:30pm”]
CY05: Health Data in Other Planning Efforts

Moderator:
Paul Tarini, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Speakers:
Nick Macchione, MS, MPH, FACHE , Director, Health & Human Services Agency, County of San Diego
Kara Blankner, MPH, Manager, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Jack Madans , Government Partnerships Manager, Code for America

Health concerns are increasingly being integrated into other local planning activities, including transportation planning, traffic, housing, and economic development. This session will share examples and discuss potential for leveraging health data to understand and drive outcomes.
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[event time=”3:00pm-4:00pm”]
CY06:Lessons from the Big City Health Coalition

Moderator:
Shelly Hearne, Dr PH, Director, Big Cities Health Coalition

Speakers:
Brian Castrucci , Program Director, de Beaumont Foundation
Bechara Chouchair, MD, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, Med, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

Members of the BCHC will discuss findings from a newly-released study of Big City health data and infrastructure needs and share examples of work in their communities.
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