Predictive Analytics Workshop

Predictive Analytics for Population Health Management

June 2, 2015
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Research Triangle Foundation

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Kelly Crossley is the APPI Practice Lead for InfraScience, where his responsibilities include standardizing application and cloud architectures and developing analytics architecture solutions for clients. Prior to joining InfraScience, he was a SharePoint Architect for Intellinet, Matrix Resources and Critigen. He is a Certified Microsoft Solutions Developer.

Angela Diaz, MBA is the Director of Provider Services at CCME. She is responsible for developing, marketing, and operating self-sustaining programs and services that assist physicians and providers improve the clinical effectiveness of health care. Her background includes over 25 years of leadership experience in operations, fiscal management, marketing and business development in various health care settings. She earned an MBA in Executive Management and is a licensed physical therapist in North Carolina.

Annette DuBard, MD, MPH is the SVP for Informatics and Evaluation at Community Care of NC. She has had a central role in developing web-based information systems used statewide to facilitate care coordination and quality improvement activities in practices and communities; to support targeted care management for patients with complex healthcare needs; and to monitor quality, utilization, and cost outcomes. She received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and her MPH in  Health Policy and Administration from UNC.

Robert A. Eick, MD, MPH is the Health Informatics Specialist for the North Carolina Community Health Center Association’s Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN). Serving as project lead, he manages partner relationships related to electronic health system infrastructure and technology. Additionally, he facilitates coordination of HCCN staff activity with work done by contracted partners, monitoring quality and effectiveness, expenditures, and progress toward the goals of the HCCN. Robert completed his medical and graduate studies at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

J. C. Layton is Director of Healthcare and Application Infrastructure at InfraScience, where he develops infrastructure solutions specific to Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations. Previously, he was Sr. Vice President at Co-Designed, a SharePoint solutions provider, where his major projects were focused on the SharePoint foundation for Lakeview Center and Gwinnett Medical. He holds a Business Administration and Management degree from The Citadel.

Shantanu Nigam is the CEO of Jvion, a healthcare technology company that develops software designed to predict and prevent patient-level disease and financial losses. Previously, he spent the majority of his career serving as a leader in Accenture’s healthcare consulting practice as an executive, helping multiple healthcare clients going through compliance exercises by building strategy, roadmaps and leading large teams.

Stephen Nuckolls is the CEO of Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA, a 50 provider multi-specialty medical practice in New Bern, NC. He also serves as CEO of Coastal Carolina Quality Care, an advance payment model ACO, and as Chief Financial Officer for Atlantic Integrated Health. He earned his Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Lisa Shock, MHS, PA-C is Director of Care Transformation for CHESS (Cornerstone Health Enablement Strategic Solutions). She is a Duke University Physician Assistant graduate with more than 15 years of clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings. Her experience includes Internal medicine and hospital specialty based practice as well as teaching geriatric medicine and long-term care.

Keith Thompson, MA, MS is a Data Scientist for CHESS (Cornerstone Health Enablement Strategic Solutions). His current interests include the application of data mining, predictive analytics and operations research to improve decision support for providers transitioning to value-based reimbursement. He holds Master’s degrees in both Applied Mathematics and Systems Science and is currently a PhD candidate in Systems Science at Binghamton University.

Marya Upchurch, MHA is the VP for Solution Development at CCNC Services. She works with stakeholders to design applications and tools for population health improvement. Her work includes population management, quality metric process development, ACO and regulatory reporting, financial modeling, multi-source data integrations and performance improvement projects. She earned her MHA in Healthcare Administration and Master’s in Accounting from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Exhibiting Opportunities

We have a limited number of exhibit tables available. The fee is $500 NCHICA members/$750 non-members and includes an exhibit table, registration for two staff members, breakfast, lunch and breaks. Click here to reserve a table.


The registration fee is $199 NCHICA members/$299 non-members/$50 students and includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register, click here.


Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, 12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC. For directions, click here.

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— David B. Dillehunt
FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Pinehurst, NC

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