Health Informatics Seminar

October 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM to October 27, 2016 - 3:59 PM
Fretwell 126

Topic Seminar: Building a Novel Population Health Analytics Strategy for Mecklenburg County


Format: The speaker will be presenting at UNC- Charlotte.


About the topic:

That Analytics needs to support initiatives in Public and Population Health are rapidly emerging given exponential growth of health data and related technology. This talk will cover the framework being used in Mecklenburg County, NC to use data visualization to support strategy development and to implement tactical changes in the delivery of care.

About the speaker:

Michael Dulin, MD, PhD is currently the Director of the Academy of Population Health Innovation at UNC Charlotte-a collaborative designed to advance community and population health. In addition, he is a Professor within the Carolinas Healthcare System’s Department of Family Medicine; Director of a primary care practice-based research network (MAPPR), and serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Tresata Health.

Dulin started his career as an Electrical Engineer and Biomedical Engineer and then received his PhD in Neurophysiology. After medical school, Dulin started his clinical career as a primary care physician. He has held a number of leadership positions including the Director of Research and Chair within the CMC Department of Family Medicine. He helped develop the population health management framework that was instrumental in achieving top decline performance in chronic disease management for over 150 primary care practices. Prior to moving into his current roles, Dulin helped to design and implement a centralized analytics team (The Dickson Advance Analytics Group, DA2) for one of the largest government non-profit healthcare systems in the country. Dulin’s work to build DA2 was highlighted by a Harvard Business School case study published in 2015.

Dr. Dulin is a nationally recognized leader in the field of health information technology and application of analytics and outcomes research to improve care delivery and advance population health. He has led projects in this domain funded by AHRQ, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Duke Endowment, and NIH. His work has been recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal, NCHICA and The Cerner Corporation. He has been an invited speaker in over 30 national meetings including HIMSS Big Data & Analytics and the American College of Healthcare Executives as well as being featured in the press by Wired Magazine, Frontiers Magazine, Fierce Health, and Harvard Business Review.