Sept. 14, 2023

Dr. Ines Maria Vigil: Navigating Healthcare Data Challenges

Dr. Ines Maria Vigil: Navigating Healthcare Data Challenges

What are some of the challenges that clinicians face when it comes to working with healthcare data?

In today's episode, we have a special guest, Dr. Ines Maria Vigil, SVP of Services and Transformation at Clarify Health Solutions. With over 17 years of experience in healthcare and population health, Dr. Vigil has dedicated her career to improving care outcomes and efficiency through data analytics.

In this conversation, Dr. Vigil discusses the challenges clinicians face when adopting value-based care programs and population health initiatives. She highlights the importance of data literacy and proactive utilization of data to drive better patient outcomes. Moreover, Dr. Vigil emphasizes the need for collaboration between clinicians, business leaders, and analysts to achieve value-based care operations.

Join us as we dive deep into the world of healthcare data and uncover practical strategies to leverage it effectively. It's time to unbound healthcare and transform the way we improve the health of populations.

About Ines Vigil, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM:


Dr. Ines Maria Vigil leads innovative healthcare business and clinical strategic initiative development, clinical practice transformation, population health, analytics and data management, informatics system integrations, care delivery, and applied econometrics for healthcare organizations across the US.   

Dr. Vigil has over fifteen years of leadership experience in healthcare and population health, working with providers and organizations in the areas of value-based care delivery, health care quality improvement, data analytics, informatics, and preventive and occupational medicine. Dr. Vigil is currently the Medical Solutions Lead for Clarify Health, a population health technology and analytics company based in San Francisco, California.   

Prior, Dr. Vigil served as the vice president of Advanced Analytics at Priority Health, the CEO of IMV Healthcare Solutions, and has an extensive background working with payors and providers across the U.S. as well as with the Indian Health Service. She is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), received an MBA from the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University, an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an MD from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. 

Things You’ll Learn:

  • Data can serve as a healthcare GPS, helping navigate the complex realm of public health and improving outcomes for patient populations. 
  • To achieve value-based care operations, collaboration is essential. Clinicians, data scientists, and business people must work together as a team to combine clinical expertise, analytical insights, and business know-how to drive positive outcomes for patients and organizations.
  • Building a collaborative environment can be challenging, especially for organizations starting to utilize data. 
  • Consider enlisting the help of external expertise, like Clarify Health's services, to provide guidance and support in leveraging data effectively, or take a stepwise approach to building your in-house capabilities.