Author: Sheila Talton

Looking back on a successful year and forward to an even better one

As we look ahead to an exciting new year, we at Gray Matter Analytics also are reflecting on a very…

Sheila Talton
Dec 21, 2021

Accelerating the Path to Value Through Analytics

Healthcare providers received a jarring reality check last year as the rapid spread of COVID-19 caused millions of patients to…

Sheila Talton
Sep 20, 2021

Leadership and Diversity: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

These uncertain times we live in have given rise to many conversations about diversity and leadership. What do these words…

Sheila Talton
Aug 10, 2020

What’s the Healthcare CIO’s Role in the Buy versus Build Dilemma

With the focus on cost containment in healthcare, there has been significant growth in outsourcing clinical and patient care services.…

Sheila Talton
Mar 05, 2018

2018 New Year’s Resolution: To Use Data to Improve Outcomes while Reducing Cost

As we kick-off the New Year, new additions to value-based care metrics are on the horizon, which means more chaos…

Sheila Talton
Jan 09, 2018

Why Hospitals Need Better Data Science

Airlines are arguably more operationally complex, asset-intensive, and regulated than hospitals, yet the best performers are doing a better job…

Sheila Talton
Nov 02, 2017

Healthcare’s Complex Business Models Require Solutions that Address All Business Model Dimensions

Clay Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and author of Disruptive Business Models in Healthcare (Forbes 2009), discusses the complexity of…

Sheila Talton
Oct 23, 2017

Data science and hospital value based purchasing has us excited for healthcare, here’s why you should be too

America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system Walter Cronkite, 1993 You may have missed it, but…

Sheila Talton
Jul 25, 2016

Reflections from Healthcare Analytics 2016

As a co-sponsor, we were privileged to participate in this year’s Healthcare Analytics 2016 conference, held in Chicago. As old…

Sheila Talton
Jul 21, 2016