Leverage Big Data and Machine Learning to Achieve ROI in Healthcare, session 1 of 3

March 26, 12:00pm, CDT - 1:00pm, CDT

This is a virtual event, see webinar information below.

Event Details:

Join us for the second of a three part virtual learning series on Machine Learning: Using Machine Learning to Improve Clinical Outcomes.

This ongoing series starts with an introduction to big data and machine learning, along with providing a background into challenges that healthcare faces today. The sessions quickly evolve to discuss practical applications of big data and machine learning, and how healthcare systems can achieve a meaningful return on their investment with these technologies


The first session is focused on Practical Applications of Big Data and Machine Learning Healthcare. This session is meant for beginners or people who have an intermediate understanding of Big Data and Machine learning.

Session 1 Agenda:

  • What is big data and machine learning?
  • Case study: transforming clinical outcomes
  • Case study: transforming hospital operations
  • Discussion: future applications of big data and machine learning in healthcare


The presenter for this session is Dr. Sapan Desai

"When we shift away from a profit mindset to a performance mindset, we start to have a real impact. We realize the promise of personalized medicine and can rediscover the joy of the care we give. QuartzClinical creates that seismic shift.”

Dr. Sapan Desai, a board-certified vascular surgeon and lean six sigma master black belt, has received international recognition for his work in healthcare quality, machine learning, and data analytics. He is the visionary behind QuartzClinical, a cloud-based healthcare data analytics platform that helps hospitals rethink how they operate. In addition to his role as the CEO of the Surgisphere Corporation, Dr. Desai’s experience as a healthcare executive includes a proven record of success in performance excellence, quality improvement, innovation in healthcare delivery, healthcare leadership and strategic management. Throughout his career he has authored or contributed to more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, textbooks, and chapters, and has given presentations on medicine, surgery, education, quality improvement, and leadership at both national and international venues. In 2015, Dr. Desai was awarded the international grand prize in quality from the World Hospital Congress. When not traveling with his wife or in his clinical practice, Dr. Desai enjoys educating other professionals through ClinicalReview, the medical education subsidiary of Surgisphere and one of the largest online portals for medical education in the world.