This week, Network member Deborah Estrin delivered a keynote talk at the Predictive Analytics World Healthcare Conference in Boston. The conference focused on "real-world examples of deployed predictive analytics," while assembling "the industry's leaders to deliver case studies and expertise, revealing how predictive analytics improves patient care, reduces costs and brings greater efficiencies to the healthcare industry."

In an article summarizing the conference at Healthcare Finance News, Dr. Estrin's focus on smartphones allowing patients to act as data sources to improve their own care is highlighted. She adds, "The challenge is making data actionable."

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