SALT LAKE CITY – February 20, 2021 – Empiric Health, an AI-powered clinical analytics company with proprietary solutions to reduce unwarranted clinical variation announced that Christopher Smith has been named Chief Service Officer. Chris previously served as Senior Client Service Executive since 2018.
“Chris has been such an integral part of our team for the last three years,” said Becca LaFond, COO of Empiric Health. “His focus on client success and finding collaborative, creative ways to drive value for our partners is critical to our strategy. Chris leads our client service teams in leveraging our AI-powered clinical analytics to engage with clinicians in a way that’s meaningful and impactful to their decision-making. I look forward to Chris’s leadership in continuing to help us drive strong and long-term partnerships with our clients.”
“Having the opportunity to serve our clients and the Empiric Health team in this capacity is truly an honor. Every day I’m humbled by our team’s passion, intelligence, and dedication to improving the delivery of healthcare in this country,” said Smith. “Healthcare providers need new strategies and tools to meet both current and future pressures of delivering affordable care. Enabling our clients with an analytics solution that engages their providers, helps evolve their culture, and improves the value of care in their communities is what Empiric aims to achieve.”
About Empiric Health
Empiric Health is an AI-powered clinical analytics and service company that focuses on identifying unwarranted clinical variation, improving patient outcomes and increasing the affordability of care – starting in surgery. Empiric combines powerful evidence-based data and clinician-to-clinician dialogue to produce results. Empiric differentiates with a proprietary comparative analytics methodology, coupled with Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to identify and reduce clinical variation, so that care providers can understand and optimize for high-value care. Empiric was formed by Intermountain Healthcare with assistance from Oxeon.
For more information, visit www.empirichealth.com.