Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation has welcomed a new member to lead its data science team.
Vikas Chowdhry will be PCCI’s vice president of data science. Previously, he worked 15 years at Wisconsin-based electronic medical records software firm, Epic Systems Corp., according to PCCI.
Before his time with Epic, Chowdhry worked as a software developer in Mumbai, India.
“I’m very excited to welcome Vikas to the PCCI family. He is a proven leader with deep data science expertise and broad national experience. The PCCI data science team’s training and experience are impressive and somewhat unique in health care,” said PCCI’s President and CEO Steve Miff, in a release.
PCCI serves as a health-care intelligence organization. Chowdhry will lead a nine-person team devoted to connecting communities in health-care via machine learning and data science.
“The vision for our data science team is to develop advanced algorithms and research that are innovative and clinically valuable and can be deployed at point of care to improve the health of individuals in the communities we serve,” Chowdhry said in the release.