Elsevier’s Lee Rivas to Discuss the Impact of Sociodemographic Data in Healthcare at U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow 4th Annual Conference

Elsevier Senior Vice President Sonika Mathur to participate in patient engagement panel

Philadelphia, PA, November 2, 2016

Lee Rivas, President of Clinical Solutions for Elsevier and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Health Care, will be among the keynote speakers at the U.S. News & World Report 4th Annual Healthcare of Tomorrowconference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-4, 2016.

Rivas’ presentation, “Using consumer demographic data to drive insights: An evolutionary industry look,” will take place at 3 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 2. He will focus on the use of big data, particularly consumer demographic data, to drive insights in the law enforcement and auto insurance industries and application of these practices to improve patient outcomes in the healthcare industry.

“From a healthcare perspective, big data and analytics and the insights they deliver drive important decisions about patient care,” said Rivas. “Consumer demographic data is a critical consideration in areas such as hospital readmissions and precision medicine. Using clinical data and consumer sociodemographic data to develop care and treatment plans driven by realistic expectations of a person’s ability to adhere to the plan will improve the quality of care for all patients.”

In addition, Sonika Mathur, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Patient Engagement, Elsevier’s Clinical Solutions, will participate in a panel discussion on Enhancing the Patient Experience from 10:45 am to noon,Thursday, Nov. 3.

The Healthcare of Tomorrow conference attracts hundreds of healthcare leaders from academia, government, the media, pharmaceutical industry, technology, and many of the best hospitals in the U.S. Elsevier is a sponsor of this year’s event.

For additional information on the Healthcare of Tomorrowconference, visit www.usnewshot.com.

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