Actian to Present on Employing Predictive Analytics for More Effective Staffing at Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – April 14, 2014 – Lance Speck, general manager of Healthcare for Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to assemble an end-to-end Big Data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop, will present “Employing Predictive Analytics for More Effective Staffing” at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum April 16 – 17, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Speck’s session will take place from 1:45 – 2:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 16 at the Renaissance Washington.  He will highlight ways hospitals have used analytics for staff optimization to achieve cost savings, shorter wait times, improved patient care, lower nurse turnover and higher productivity.  He will also provide attendees with real-world advice on ways healthcare organizations can kickstart their analytics programs to improve their staffing models.

Visit the Actian team in Booth 20 throughout the forum to learn more about ways the Actian Analytics Platform helps organizations use the data at their fingertips to capture lost value and provide more effective and efficient care through easily deployable predictive analytics applications for revenue leakage management, staff optimization, readmission prediction and fraud detection.

About Actian:  Accelerating Big Data 2.0

Actian transforms Big Data into business value for any organization – not just the privileged few.  Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation. The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of Big Data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance ELT, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills. Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail.  The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide.   Stay connected with Actian Corporation at www.actian.com or on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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