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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Thrivent Financial, 625 Fourth Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55415

    Presentation Abstract

    This presentation will focus on how Nice Healthcare uses data for business management and decision making. Application of Data Management in Business Intelligence, Reporting and Business Strategies will be discussed at length.



    Thompson Aderinkomi, MS, MBA – CEO and Co Founder


    Thompson Aderinkomi has over 16 years experience helping health care companies use their data effectively. He began his career managing the finance department of a home healthcare agency, where he improved the revenue cycle and operations of their $5 million budget. After gaining experience with a healthcare provider, Mr. Aderinkomi went on to perform program evaluations, create predictive models, and author numerous reports for Ingenix (now Optum), Medica Health Plans, and UCare Minnesota. He also developed expertise in healthcare reimbursement while working within Ingenix’s network intelligence division.


    In addition to analytic services, Mr. Aderinkomi has led large teams in implementing multiple healthcare business intelligence applications and consulted on large healthcare data warehouse projects. In 2009, he co-founded Evidity, a healthcare data analytics firm serving the physician market.


    Governor Mark Dayton appointed Thompson to MNsure, the MN Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors in April 2013. In June 2014 Thompson was appointed by the MN Commissioner of Health to the legislatively created All Payer Claims Data work group to create policy to reform healthcare price transparency in Minnesota. Finally in 2013 Thompson co-founded the Twin Cities premier organization for healthcare entrepreneurs, which has grown in one year to over 600 members and an 8,500 startup co-working space.


    Thompson is a highly respected leader and visionary in the Minnesota and national healthcare industry. He has been a speaker or panelist at MN Health 2.0, National Health 2.0, Datapalooza 2014, Miami Health 2.0, McKesson Better Twin Cities, MN Health Action Group, and the Carlson School of Management. He has also been featured in Forbes and the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.


    From the University of Minnesota, Thompson has earned a B.S. in Economics, an M.S. in Statistics and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management.




    8:30 Registration & Networking
    9:00 Opening Remarks
    9:15 - 11:30  Presentation 

    11:30 - 11:45  Open Q&A




     State of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN

    Thrivent Financial 


    WebEx Info


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    193 660 597





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