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Janine Kamath

Janine Kamath

Janine Kamath

Chair, ME&IC and an Assistant Professor, Health Care Systems Engineering, Mayo Clinic

Janine Kamath is the Chair, Department of Management Engineering and Internal Consulting (ME&IC) and an Assistant Professor, Health Care Systems Engineering, Mayo Clinic. The strategic resources in ME&IC assist with systems analysis, design and implementation, reengineering of core processes, applied analytics, business strategy, project management, and business transformation. ME&IC serves the Clinical Practice, Research, Education, Administration and Business Development. Prior to joining Mayo, Janine worked as a manager in two large pharmaceutical companies. While at Mayo, she has supported and led multiple institutional initiatives related to Mayo’s Digital Environment, Facilities Reintegration, Operations Optimization, Care Model Redesign and Mayo’s Quality, Safety and Service program. Janine is the President of the Association for Internal Management Consultants (AIMC) and a member of the INFORMS Roundtable. She has presented at national and international conferences and education programs. Janine has published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and a book on the legacy of management engineering and consulting at Mayo Clinic. She actively participates in a number of external professional organizations and has received multiple awards and professional commendations.

Track: Implementing Analytics

Monday, April 15, 9:10–10:00am

Analytics in Healthcare – A Dose of Reality

Browse headline articles of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times or business magazines and you will find stories of dynamic changes and challenges facing the healthcare industry. Patient experience, affordability, quality and safety of care, provider burnout, the technology revolution, and skyrocketing administrative costs are all components integral to the transformation of the healthcare system. Leveraging applied analytics to enable transformation is a topic of significant interest across healthcare and related industries. The availability of data, sophisticated models and dashboards alone will not result in high-quality, cost-effective and consumer-focused health care. It is critical that integrated, agile, humanistic, and sustainable analytics implementations be enabled in partnership with consumers and key organizational stakeholders. This session includes sharing implementation experiences, lessons learned and key success factors in the realm of applied analytics to address the formidable challenges of health care today and tomorrow.