Josh Weiner is responsible for improving member engagement with a focus on health outcomes through designing clinical interventions that manifest across Aetna and CVS channels. Josh also is co-leading an executive workstream responsible in particular for the transformation of CVS stores – with the goal of transitioning from sick-care to health-care. However, Josh’s journey to transform healthcare didn’t start with Aetna. Previously, Josh co-led McKinsey’s Global Healthcare Journey Analytics team, where he focused on transforming healthcare through the development of novel drugs and patient experiences, particularly in Europe. Lastly, Josh was the co-founded ActivAided Orthotics, a medical devices company that focused on creating a wearable back brace that utilized machine learning to alleviate pain and reduce the risk of post-operative injury. ActivAided Orthotics was acquired in 2016.
Data analytics are vital to the success for healthcare payers to reduce resources and cost, and improve beneficiary experience while providing better patient care. The majority of that data is unstructured and in many instances difficult to access and analyze. This session will discuss several interesting use cases, opportunities, and challenges that need to be overcome to deliver value to the healthcare payer community.