Actian to Speak During Health Technology Forum Innovation Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – May 19, 2014Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the big data analytics platform company, announced today that Lance Speck, Actian General Manager of Healthcare and Cloud will participate in the Big Data Business Models panel at the Health Technology Forum Innovation Conference: Pathways to Sustainable Health, taking place May 20 in San Francisco.

The session takes place from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. PDT at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel.  Speck will be joined by Siamak Zadeh of Sandlot Solutions and Roger Royse of Royse Law Firm. During the panel, participants will discuss how big data is transforming the healthcare industry to meet the needs of its customers.  Panelists will share big data use cases, trace the generation and use of data to and from public and private sector sources, and discuss emerging business and revenue models that impact public health.

Health Technology Forum promotes the intersection of health care and technology by connecting people worldwide who have common interest in making health care better, more accessible and affordable for everyone. With a growing international network of technology and health care entrepreneurs, developers, regulators, community health providers and volunteers, Health Technology Forum is advancing the pace of health care innovation by encouraging exciting and productive dialogue between experts in health technology.

Visit Actian’s website to learn 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 data enrichment, 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 or on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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