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The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.

Apr 28, 2021

Dr. Ashwin Prakash

This episode of The Business of Healthcare Podcast kicks off a series of discussions related to artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics. Host Dr. Bob Kaiser speaks with Dr. Ashwin Prakash, chief data scientist at Post Acute Analytics, a North Texas-based company that uses real-time data to monitor the progress of patients who have been released from acute-care facilities. They discuss the basics of AI, machine learning and data analytics and explain how these technologies can be used within a healthcare context to drive innovation, reduce costs and improve health outcomes. Prakash earned a Global Leadership Executive MBA from The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management in 2020.