Big Data is a HUGE topic in healthcare today but what does big data even MEAN in healthcare?  Join our own Director of Data Management and Analytics, Jeff Currier (@_jcurrier_ ) at 1pm ET on Friday, Sept 8th to weigh in on how healthcare can and IS using Big Data to improve everything from costs to patient experience. 

Our tweetchat will be held in T1:A1 format with the following topics:

T1: The phrase “Big Data” gets thrown around a lot. What do you consider “Big Data” in healthcare? #AskAvaility

T2: What are some of the ways healthcare is already using Big Data? #AskAvaility

T3: What are some of the most successful healthcare uses of Big Data you’ve seen so far? Unsuccessful? #AskAvaility

T4: What’s the next “big thing” for healthcare through using Big Data (better #PopHealth, integrated #AI, etc.)? #AskAvaility

T5: How can payers and providers use Big Data RIGHT NOW to improve their practices? #AskAvaility 

About the Host

Jeff Currier

Jeff Currier is Availity’s Director of Data Management and Analytics where he oversees data and information architecture, integration, governance, quality, business intelligence, analytics, and the overall data platform. Before joining Availity in 2010, Jeff worked at Florida Blue where he was responsible for claims, medical analytics, actuarial analytics, electronic inquiries and medical informatics. 

Jeff is an avid community volunteer and served as an Achievers for Life mentor at Ribault Middle School in Jacksonville, Fla. He is a graduate of University of North Florida, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems. You can tweet to him at @_jcurrier_.

About the Moderator


Availity integrates and manages clinical, administrative, and financial data to fuel real-time coordination between providers, health plans, and patients in a growing value-based care environment. Facilitating over 7 million transactions daily, Availity’s ability to provide accurate, timely, and relevant information is vital to the financial success of its customers. You can find more information on Availity at or on Twitter @Availity.