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Scientifically robust and practical Big Data in home health care


Using operational and contextual data to inform and improve the quality and efficiency of care and enable people to stay in their homes


Martin Howard Amedisys Chief Information Officer Martin B. Howard is the Chief Information Officer for Amedisys. Mr. Howard has 30 years of health care experience, including 20 years in the industry as a CIO and COO in organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, and 10 years of Big Four M&A and performance consulting. His industry expertise has focused around building cost-effective, high-performing, sustainable, and secure platforms to support ongoing operations and long-term goals. Most recently, Mr. Howard served as the Director of Strategy and Operations for Deloitte Consulting, where he led work across performance improvement, deal-related IT, post-merger integration, operations and other non-financial diligence, and post-deal services. In this role, he managed a variety of projects including IT transformation plans and performance improvement projects for some of the nation’s largest health care systems. As a consultant, he has worked with Gentiva, Kindred, the Mayo Clinic, and many home health and hospice providers, academic medical centers and insurers. Mr. Howard has also served as CIO for Patient Care, Inc., United Health Group’s Ingenix (now Optum) global pharmaceutical services division and Erickson Retirement Communities, and was Chief Operating Officer for the Quality Indicator Project (QIP), a clinical outcomes analytics company. Mr. Howard received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago.