Podcast: Data Science in Healthcare

Episode 3 of my new podcast series, The BaDFun Podcast, is now live. The title is “Embracing data science in healthcare, with Siddharth Mahapatra”. Here’s the blurb:

Siddharth Mahapatra podcast photo

“This episode features Siddharth Mahapatra, director of master data management for one of the largest healthcare systems in the US. Siddharth speaks about how healthcare providers are embracing data science, in directions like

  • capacity planning,
  • reducing waste by matching purchasing to predicted demand,
  • overcoming information hoarding, silos, and data quality issues,
  • making data accessible and trackable,
  • reconciling data sets that originate from different sources,
  • co-creating data solutions with end users to ensure adoption,
  • the importance of domain knowledge as well as data literacy in both managing and visualizing clinical data,
  • eliminating cultural biases in data capture and analysis and in patient experience,
  • and the responsibilities that accompany data ownership.”

Please check it out and let me know what you think. And subscribe if you want to hear more.

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