HCESC Grows Again

We are pleased to introduce Joerg Heintz, as our new Data Science Program Manager of the Health Care Engineering Systems Center (HCESC).

Joerg joined HCESC on March 1, 2017. He brings with him a proven track record in IT service & delivery in health care and industry settings, and gained his experience in data science at NCSA and at the U of I’s NIH BD2K Center for Large Genomic Data, where he served as Associate Director. He was instrumental as Management Consultant for IBM where he delivered IT strategic programs for fortune 500 companies.

Joerg will serve as liaison between HCESC and The OSF Saint Francis Medical Center at Peoria. He will lead our health data analytics activities and will manage the prospective data science initiatives “Improving the Readmission Model for the Pediatric Population” and “Prediction of Medical Descriptions”.

Please feel free to write Joerg an email at jheintz@illinois.edu  or to meet with him in room 1209 of the HCESC offices at 1206 W. Clark St, Urbana, IL .