As an integrated health-delivery network comprising 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and a health plan with more than half a million subscribers sitting atop the biggest biobank with whole exome (DNA) sequence data in existence, Pennsylvania’s Geisinger Health System is one of the best-positioned institutions in the U.S. to explore the possibilities and initial successes of AI in healthcare. The institution is bringing complex algorithmic concepts to everyday patient care and showing others the path forward.

Read the article about Geisinger: Leveraging Technology, Data and Patient Care: How Geisinger Is Interjecting Insight & Action

Learning Objectives

  • How data scientists and physicians are digging into data to keep patients out of the hospital
  • What facilities need to do to ramp up for AI
  • How a machine learning project reduced turnaround time by 96% for low-acuity outpatients with brain bleeds
  • How to ‘use results to effect change’
  • Why one source of data and compute power locally attached and fast improves access
  • How AI-based non-human triggers outdo people in heart failure prediction
  • Why ‘translation has to be the focus’ of AI
  • How data governance is ‘making data better for clinicians’
  • Why horsepower, compute, storage and networking are ‘absolutely critical’ to AI-enabled healthcare

Target Audience

  • Chiefs/Directors of Radiology and Radiologists
  • Hospital and Health System Administrators: CEOs, CIOs, CMIOs and CTOs
  • Radiology and Imaging Administrators
  • Radiology Service Line Directors
  • Healthcare IT and Clinical Informatics Professionals

Expert Panel

Aalpen Patel, MD

Chair, Department of Radiology, Geisinger Health System

John Kravitz, MHA, CHCIO

Chief Information Officer, Geisinger Health System

Brandon Fornwalt, MD, PhD

Radiologist, Chair, Department of Imaging Science and Innovation and Co-director, Cardiac Imaging Technology Lab (CITL)


Chris Haggerty, PhD

Co-director, Cardiac Imaging Technology Lab (CITL)

Mary C. Tierney

Moderator, VP and Chief Content Officer, TriMed Media