EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a pioneer in healthcare analytics, today announced the appointment of Tyler Downs as Chief Technology Officer. Downs brings 20 years of experience in leading global engineering teams to the company and will be responsible for driving MedeAnalytics' technology strategy and product development.
"Tyler is a strong addition to our executive team," said Paul Kaiser, chief executive officer of MedeAnalytics. "As a respected leader in the industry with a proven record of success, Tyler will ensure that MedeAnalytics is bringing our valued clients advanced solutions which help them meet the demands of the ever-evolving healthcare environment. As the technical evangelist for the company, Tyler will lead our team of engineers and developers to create innovative analytics solutions that help payers and providers focus on what matters most – improving patient care."
As MedeAnalytics' CTO, Downs will oversee teams responsible for technology architecture, software development, technology operations and infrastructure management. He will also drive the company's mission to create a scalable, SaaS-based client-centric platform with related services and products.
"MedeAnalytics is already a leader in healthcare analytics; to take our platform to the next level, we want to offer our customers the ability to create actionable insight, benchmark against norms, predict trends and drive workflow improvement," said Downs. "By combining our current ability to coalesce data with Machine Learning, along with user guided analysis, we can then automate and track process improvements through our Enterprise Performance Management solution. Further, we will be extending our platform as a service offering to inject additional algorithms, data sets and visualizations that our customers and partners can leverage. I'm eager to jump in and lead a technical team that pushes what can be done to help our clients improve patient care."
Most recently, Downs served as Vice President of Development for Trizetto Provider solutions (now Cognizant). Prior to that, Downs was an engineer at Microsoft/Skype where he was responsible for leading an analytics team that delivered tools for processing millions of events per second and petabytes of data per day all in real-time. He also served as the Chief Architect at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America where he was responsible for the clinical and revenue cycle systems and hospital operations. As an engineer, Downs holds multiple patents in clinical and big data systems from both Allscripts and Microsoft.
MedeAnalytics provides evidence-based insights to solve a real problem that plagues healthcare – how to use the immense amount of patient data collected along the care continuum to deliver cost-effective care and promote a healthier population. Its analytics platform delivers intelligence that helps healthcare organizations detect their greatest areas of risk and identify opportunities to improve their financial health. It empowers providers and payers to collaborate and use data to strengthen their operations and improve the quality of care. MedeAnalytics' cloud-based tools have been used to uncover business insights for over 1,500 healthcare organizations across the United States and United Kingdom. The company has also been named one of Modern Healthcare's top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014, 2015 and 2016. For more information, visit www.medeanalytics.com.
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