CHICAGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MethodCare, Inc., a leading provider of big data healthcare analytics and services, announced today that former Fermilab data scientist and CERN fellow Supriya Jain, Ph.D., has joined the company. MethodCare will leverage Dr. Jain’s expertise in data analytics and predictive modeling to help expand its innovation in big data healthcare analytics and population health.
Data scientists provide the necessary data mining and business expertise to build and activate hospital big data sets that yield greater value health care. In an article in the September 2013 issue of the journal Big Data, MethodCare’s Chief Data Scientist Paul Bradley, Ph.D. examines the implications of data analytics and predictive modeling on population health.
Dr. Jain brings to MethodCare more than 15 years experience in machine learning, data mining and statistical analysis from the world’s leading scientific research labs. In addition to her work as a research scientist at Fermilab, Dr. Jain served as chairperson of the Data-Quality Group and Women Scientists' and Engineers' Group. She is the recipient of numerous academic honors in data analytics, including her collaborative research with CERN on the discovery of the Higgs boson, a theory that led to the Nobel Prize in physics in 2013.
“Dr. Jain’s research expertise in data analytics and predictive modeling over terabytes of data will help us develop faster, more comprehensive analytics so our customers can more quickly glean the intelligence they need to make data-driven, proactive business and clinical decisions,” said Dr. Bradley. “MethodCare’s innovation continues to help healthcare organizations adapt and grow in a rapidly changing environment.”
At MethodCare Dr. Jain will support the development of new algorithms, processes, and solutions that leverage predictive analytics technology to increase the financial health and quality of patient care for providers.
About MethodCare, Inc.:
MethodCare, Inc. is the leading provider of Big Data analytics to help healthcare organizations achieve financial and clinical excellence. Our cloud solutions provide the platform for data integration of all patient accounting and clinical systems, and the advanced analytics to extract actionable insights that improve the revenue cycle and support population health management. MethodCare’s robust workflow and real-time predictive modeling improves patient access, charge integrity, reimbursement, and accurately estimates the health and financial risk of patient populations. Our data-driven method delivers greater revenue, reduces costs and arms healthcare providers with the intelligence to make strategic, proactive decisions that lead to greater value care.