Prasanna Desikan Sr. Director, Engineering and Data Sciences
Health Level 580 W El Camino Real #(8 and 9)
Mountain View, CA 94040
Ph.D., Computer Science, the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (UMN), USA.
M.S, Computer Science, the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (UMN), USA.
M.H.A (Masters in Healthcare Administration, Executive Program), the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (UMN), USA. PROFILE SUMMARY
Data Science and Health Analytics Leader with a track record of leading advanced innovative solutions in the technology and
healthcare industry. Expert and leader in applying data mining and social network analysis techniques on healthcare data for
improved care delivery, financial effectiveness, and population health. Examples of typical solutions developed include
predicting Potentially Preventable Event, Predicting Risk of Readmissions, Predicting High-Cost Catastrophic Claims, Opioid
"'All Models are Wrong, Some are Useful' : Building Useful Models for Clinically-Effective, Resource-Efficient Healthcare Delivery", 2020 HPM Seminar Series, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MN, February 28th, 2020.
Vice President of Industry Relationship, Institute of Healthcare Informatics (Sep 2020 - current)
Industry Track Chair,
IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics(ICHI) 2015,
2016, 2017, 2019,2021.
Doctoral Consortium Panelist
IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics(ICHI) 2016.
Tutorial Chair, IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics(ICHI) 2014
Co-organizer, Workshop on Data Mining For Healthcare Management:
Co-organizer, Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Healthcare:
Tutorial presentation, Tutorial on Data Mining For Healthcare Management: