Ashok Chennuru is a veteran Anthem employee with 20 years + experience. He currently serves as the Chief Data and Analytics Officer. In this role he over oversees enterprise data management, AI & Digital Strategy, technical delivery of all capabilities in Provider Collaboration/Enablement & Analytics, Clinical and Member Management analytics, technical delivery of Commercial and Government Risk Adjustment initiatives, Medicare revenue Management including STARS, and Clinical quality Management(HEDIS), program integrity (Fraud, Waste and Abuse) for Commercial and Government markets, technical delivery of Employer Analytics, Health Information Technology strategy, and technical delivery and Architecture for Anthem around its Provider Data Strategy including the integration and operational uses to feed the data in the Common Data Foundation to the consuming platforms to support directories, claims payment provider portal and Consumer facing solutions. Prior to joining Anthem, Ashok led the Information Business Intelligence team in Liberty Mutual and focused on delivering analytics to key business areas like Actuarial & Finance. Preceding Liberty Mutual, Ashok worked in software giants SAP and Oracle as a software development engineer focused on analytics products. Ashok holds a Master’s degree (MS) in Computer Science from University of Missouri and BS in Computer Science and Engineering from Madurai University in India.
The value of data in healthcare is undeniable and realized when raw information is successfully converted into knowledge that changes clinical practice. To drive value improvements and ensure that the right patient receives the right care requires the right data in combination with the right data analytics. This session will cover various aspects and challenges of data science in hospitals and health systems that drive healthcare with better outcomes.