Nursing Burnout and Costs: Reflecting on Common Drivers of Hospital Financial Woes

Nursing burnout

By Emily Hightower RN, MSN and Holli White, MPS Background A quick search online will show that most individuals go into the field of nursing for similar reasons; the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sums it up nicely, citing nurses have “…a desire to serve others…a personal calling…and a desire to work in the [healthcare] […]

The Nation’s Ten Most Cost-Effective Academic-Affiliated ACOs


By Josh Gray and Holli White Background Academic medical centers have a highly complex agenda: maintaining clinical excellence, pursuing cutting edge research, promoting medical education, and maintaining financial viability. As the country evolves towards value-based incentive care, is it realistic to expect AMCs to excel at population health as well? Josh Gray, Vice President of Analytic […]

HDAI is Putting AI to Work, Today

Hospital systems

By Arielle Rogg, staff writer  As healthcare spending in the US is expected to reach $8 trillion by 2032, and with Medicare and Medicaid representinghalf of that spending, integrating AI in healthcare to align resources and identify the right patient populations is necessary for healthcare organizations to succeed. Enter HDAI – a healthcare and data […]

Smart Cohorts: Preventing Problems Before They Start

By Romanus Joseph, MBA, MSN, RN Effective care management is critical for ACO success. That’s why we’ve developed the Smart Cohort tool: an actionable, rank-ordered patient outreach list that is generated from HealthVision, HDAI’s predictive analytics platform. Designing a high value patient list for the whole Care Team Care teams work together to coordinate a […]

Buena Vida y Salud ACO: Trailblazing Predictive Analytics to Enhance Patient Care

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BOSTON, April 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — “Keeping patients healthy at home” is the mantra of Dr. Sheila Magoon, Executive Director of Buena Vida y Salud ACO and South Texas Physician Alliance in Harlingen, Texas. Her ACO has recently signed a multi-year contract to use a predictive analytics platform from Health Data Analytics Institute (HDAI). The […]

Predictions for Health Tech Innovators: 2023


By Josh Gray What lies ahead for innovative health technologies companies in 2023? Heading into 2022, we predicted a tough year for startups. If anything, we understated the situation: the funding environment is dramatically tougher, with little prospect of relief in the near future. We also anticipated that “early advocates using AI in controlled settings […]

Recent Conference Take-Aways

David Clain

By Paul Cummings David Clain moderating the Cost and Quality Analytics Panel at FLAACOs Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony Fauci at the 2022 APG Colloquium  HDAI recently participated in both the Florida Association of Accountable Care Organizations (FLAACOs) conference in Orlando, FL and the APG (America’s Physician Groups) Colloquium 2022 – America’s Physician Groups in Washington DC. […]

The Next Evolution

Nidhee Krishnan

By Nidhee Krishnan Nidhee is a product manager with HDAI, who transitioned a year ago from bedside care to healthcare innovation. Prior to this career change, she was in her second year of medical school and was conducting clinical research in parallel. She took a few moments to briefly share with us how her experiences in […]

Industry Voices—ACOs, analytics and the great reopening


ACOs are reimagining their place in the healthcare ecosystem and are assuming a greater role in evaluating and attempting to improve the health outcomes of their members as a strategy to become top clinical and financial performers. (ipopba/GettyImages)

George Pace

VP Business Development, Payer Markets

George has over two decades of consulting, business development and client success experience in health care, working with both providers and payers to address their most pressing challenges. The bulk of his healthcare career was with The Advisory Board, Optum, Premier and Verisk Health, with a focus on risk mitigation, value-based care and population health management. He is deeply passionate about helping healthcare organizations do their best for their patients and beneficiaries. 

When he’s not working, you will find him playing guitar, riding his bike or spending time with family, friends, and his dog Luna.  

Summer Kramer
VP Clinical Programs

Summer is a clinical pharmacist with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, payors, and start-ups. Summer has focused her career on clinical program development and healthcare analytics with a constant drive to improve patient outcomes.

Residing in the pacific northwest, Summer enjoys hiking, camping, sailing, and traveling. She received her PharmD from the University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy.  

Karan (Kay) Mansukhani
VP Business Development

Kay has a decade of experience in population health analytics.  Starting his career in Maryland’s state-designated HIE – CRISP,  he was entrusted to set up the infrastructure and data elements needed by health system to achieve CMMIs Triple Aim. Kay is a trained epidemiologist who has a passion for preventive medicine, psychology, and anthropology. Kay enjoys spending lazy days with his wife Sonal, and son Avtar on the beach.  Kay also enjoys listening to podcasts, playing the guitar and badminton. He received his joint MPH MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

Kevin Sampson
VP Finance

Kevin is a CPA with 25 years of executive and managerial experience in accounting, corporate finance, and operations in a variety of industries including medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.

By listening and connecting with people, Kevin understands that accurate timely information is vital for everyone in the healthcare system. He received a BS in Accounting and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies from Babson College.

Paul Manberg
VP Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Paul is an innovative, pragmatic leader with over 40 years’ experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He has directed clinical trial programs and regulatory activities supporting the successful market introduction of numerous impactful products. He spends his leisure time on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, body surfing and fishing. He received a PhD in pharmacology from The University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Scott Greenwald
Chief Scientist

With over 25 years’ experience in healthcare research and innovation, Scott is an unprecedented leader in his field, focusing on improved care for everyone. He is an author of over 10 US Patents and over 100 peer-reviewed abstracts and manuscripts. While he’s not immersed in research, you’ll find him playing a mean round of mini golf. He received a PhD in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST).

Josh Gray VP Analytic Services

Josh has 30 years’ experience in healthcare, including The Advisory Board Company, athenahealth, and Boston Consulting Group. Across his career, he has used a wide range of conventional and unconventional data sources to understand and teach the keys to top performance among the nation’s most innovative health systems and physician groups. Josh enjoys music, hiking, traveling, and watching his daughter take part in synchronized skating competitions. He received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Brown University.

Carola Endicott
VP Customer Engagement, Marketing

Carola has 30 years’ experience in healthcare, including HMOs, hospitals, and start-ups. Her knowledge and optimistic outlook in operations and leadership, and her passion for making healthcare workers’ lives easier is what drives her devotion to customer engagement. She received an EdM from Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

David Clain Chief Product Officer

David has vast experience with healthcare customers from his time at The Advisory Board Company and athenahealth. His expertise and passion for statistics, strategy, and innovative analytic insights is unrivaled, as is his devotion to the Duke Blue Devils. Looking for that “aha moment” of positive change is what drives him. He received a BA from Duke University.

Margie Ahearn

Margie has 25 years of experience in HR leadership. An avid boater, Margie has received numerous awards for excellence in HR and is always looking for challenges to grow professionally and personally. She graduated with an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University.

Nassib Chamoun
Founder and CEO

Nassib is a data scientist, lover of logistical regression and a serial entrepreneur. Previously, he was Founder and CEO of Aspect Medical Systems, a Nasdaq traded company now owned by Medtronic. Outside of work, he enjoys hosting and honing his cooking skills – specializing in Middle Eastern and outdoor feasts. He received an MS from Boston University.

Phil Devlin

Phil has 30 years of experience in executive leadership. Along his journey he’s made effective and profound change in science. Little known facts about him — he loves traveling with his family, he was in the MD Engineering program at Harvard Medical School and owns 15 patents. He received an MS from Northeastern University.

What guides our culture


We are driven to make a profound impact on US healthcare


We operate in the best interests of patients and those who serve them


We understand and protect patient privacy and health information security


We use data science to enhance, but never replace clinical expertise and judgment


We are committed to continuous learning and improvement


We bring rigor, discipline, and reliability to our work


We start with kindness, assuming good intent in others


We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive team where all employees feel welcomed and appreciated


We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families

Our vision

We envision a healthcare system where decisions are routinely informed by personalized care profiles and predictive analytics, which will improve the health of individuals and populations.

Our mission

Deploy a versatile analytic platform that creates a shared understanding of quantified health risks to inform actions with the greatest potential to benefit patients.

Who we are

We collaborate with leading health systems and integrated delivery networks, value-based care and accountable care organizations, physician groups, and commercial payers to improve care delivery and population health while reducing costs and making efficient use of scarce clinical resources.

Phil Devlin

Phil has 30 years of experience in executive leadership. Along his journey he’s made effective and profound change in science. Little known facts about him — he loves traveling with his family, he was in the MD Engineering program at Harvard Medical School and owns 15 patents. He received an MS from Northeastern University.