P&R Dental Strategies

New Decade, New Challenges, New Solutions: Highlighting Key Dental Data Trends and Market Projections


1:00PM - 2:00PM CT
presented by P&R Dental Strategies

For the second year in a row, Managed Healthcare Executive magazine included “using big data effectively” as one of the top challenge’s healthcare executives will face this year. Big data is only getting bigger as we head into the next decade and dental is poised to experience a sea change as a result. In this presentation, P&R Dental Strategies’ dental and analytics experts will share key historical trends, market metrics and projections to provide an understanding of all the places Big Data can inform business strategy for dental payer organizations. From shifts in utilization and group practice market dynamics to rolling out value-based payment models, Big Data plays a role and P&R will discuss how.

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Chief Analytics Officer, P&R Dental Strategies

Tim is the  chief analytics officer for P&R Dental Strategies. He is responsible for turning the vast database into actionable insights and intelligence for all our stakeholders. Tim has more than 25 years of applied statistical and analytical experience in the pharma/healthcare informatics space including over 10 years of consulting experience. He has worked at several of the nations’ leading data and analytics firms, including IMS Health, Aetna Health Information Solutions, Pharmetrics and AmeriHealth Caritas. Currently he is also an adjunct instructor of statistics at Eastern University. Tim holds both a BS and MS in Statistics from the University of Delaware.

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President, P&R Dental Strategies

Mike is the President of P&R Dental Strategies and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of growing the business including sales, marketing and business development activities. Mike has over 20 years’ experience in the health care informatics space and has developed and successfully sold a variety of informatics solutions to all stakeholders in the health care marketplace including payers, providers, suppliers and consumers. Mike has worked at informatics companies large and small, public and private, including: HCIA, Solucient, Pharmetrics and IMS Health. Mike has a BA from Syracuse University and an MBA and an MHA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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