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December 7, 2016

Using Captured Data


The Life Science field is exploding with data from the introduction of EHRs, innovative new medical devices, clinical monitoring tools, etc. Large and small companies, hospital systems, and the government realize that in today’s world, those who best capture, analyze and improve healthcare will win. Opportunities abound for individuals and companies to use captured data and to create new enterprises, competitive advantage, or greater insights into improving clinical care. Come hear from 3 experts about how they are using captured data to increase value for their companies or institutions. Gain insights on what new opportunities there are in this emerging and exciting area.  


Join us at BioArbor on December 7th as we convene a panel of experts on Using Captured Data.


Expert Panel:

Deborah Harkins, MBA, BSN, RN

Ms. Harkins is Senior Analytics Manager for GE Healthcare Partners. She combines effective leadership skills in healthcare administration and consulting with more than 28 years of nursing experience. 

Ms. Harkins is adept at seeing the flow of health system processes from the bedside to the senior management level. She also brings an in-depth understanding of complex clinical operations stemming from her management of trauma systems at the University of Michigan Health System where she directed the performance improvement program, data analysis, led strategic redesign for trauma, burn, and emergency surgery, and implemented an in-hospital executive education program.


Ms. Harkins specializes in capacity optimization and command center development and implementation as well as hospital operations and efficiencies, facility planning and transition strategy. Working with academic medical centers and community hospitals in the U.S. and Canada, she is passionate about aligning people, processes and the patient experience.


Prior to joining GE, Ms. Harkins was a founding member and COO of MDContent, LLC, a healthcare management education consulting firm, and Senior Clinical Manager for Blue Cottage Consulting. Ms. Harkins is Past President of the Society of Trauma Nurses, is a certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), and is Lean certified. She continues clinical practice and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan.


Erin O’Brien Kaleba, MPH

Erin serves as the Director of the Research Data Warehouse (RDW)/DataDirect and the Data Office for Clinical and Translational Research. The RDW represents a critical facilitator to advancing the University’s innovative and translational research by enabling self-serve access to clinical data from across multiple sources. Erin works directly with investigators and academic departments to translate research data needs into technical solutions with an experienced team of database programmers. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Erin directed research and quality efforts across a large network of federally-qualified community health centers (FQHCs) in Chicago that had a centrally-hosted, fully functional electronic health record system (EHRS) and data warehouse. Erin also served an instructor in the Masters of Medical Informatics program at Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies at Northwestern University.

Erin received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and her Master’s degree from Boston University.


Lukasz Paszek, M.B.A.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, ArborMetrix, Inc.

Lukasz has over 15 years of experience in strategy, finance, and analytics in healthcare and other industries. Lukasz joined ArborMetrix from McKinsey & Company where he most recently was the Head of Consumer Solutions within MAHA (McKinsey Advanced Healthcare Analytics) and previously was a consultant focused on the healthcare industry. Prior to his time at McKinsey, Lukasz worked on venture capital investments with Ardesta in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and before that he was an investment banking analyst within Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Financial Institutions Group in Los Angeles.


Lukasz holds an M.B.A. with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.B.A. with high distinction from the University of Michigan.




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Harnessing I.T. to Create Breakthroughs in Healthcare
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