HEALTH Analyst Profile
Research Director, Accountable Care Organizations
Cynthia Burghard is a Research Director with IDC Health Insights where she is responsible for research on Accountable Care Organizations. Her passion is to provide the intelligence needed to manage the business and quality of healthcare. She has pioneered the use of healthcare information including building healthcare data warehouses at both the local and national level, developing and implementing analytics for employers, health insurance management, physicians, hospitals and government agencies.
As a highly sought-after industry analyst, Ms. Burghard is focused on qualitative and quantitative research on the involvement of consumers in healthcare decisions, best practices models for technology in care management and business intelligence, software vendor evaluation and future scenarios regarding the implications of technology in the healthcare industry. She has delivered the results of her research to all levels of management and healthcare sectors through the publication of over 100 research reports, articles and interviews, thought leadership papers and web seminars, presentations at national, regional and local venues, corporate marketing and sales training and through strategic consulting engagements.
As a Sr. Vice President for ikaSystems, a premier provider of enterprise-level cloud computing technologies for commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health plans, Ms. Burghard's work resulted in award-winning client case studies. At Gartner, she was responsible for directing research for the healthcare payer market for business intelligence applications and care management. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado. Download Cynthia Burghard's Bio in pdf format. Team: Big Data/Analytics, Directions 2014 Boston/MA: Participating 1-1 Analysts, Health Insights,
Vendor Assessment: U.S. Accountable Care Leaders'
Guide to IT Consultants, Systems Integrators, and Outsourcing Specialists
Cynthia Burghard, Sven Lohse
Aug 2014 - Doc # HI249715 Vendor Assessment
This IDC Health Insights report provides assessments of the largest IT consulting and systems integration services vendors to the U.S. organizations that are forming to deliver accountable care. Accountable care leaders can use these ass ...purchase document
Business Strategy: IDC MaturityScape Benchmark —
Big Data and Analytics in U.S. Acute Care Hospitals
Cynthia Burghard, Greg Girard, Dan Vesset
Jul 2014 - Doc # HI249682 Business Strategy
This IDC Health Insights report presents IDC's 2013 Big Data and Analytics Maturity Benchmark Survey results for healthcare. Analytics has been identified by hospitals as a top investment priority. Historically, hospitals relied o ...purchase document
|Making the Journey: Providers and Payers Coming Together for Analytics|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|March 14, 2014|