#savingliveswithdata Archives - Truveta

Truvetan Spotlight: Donya Smith, People Operations Manager

Donya Smith started at Truveta in April as our People Operations Manager. Her role mainly involves office management and leading the onboarding process to welcome new hires to the team.    Tell us a little about your background?   I’m originally from Albany, NY but I moved to Los Angeles, CA as a teenager. After graduating … Continued

How we’re helping researchers navigate the imperfect world of real-world data

Most medical researchers will agree – when it comes to using real-world data, the quality of the data is just as important as the data itself. But there is debate around what exactly defines this quality. A record that may be valuable for one study may be incomplete for another.   Here’s how we see it: … Continued

“Never Feel Inferior” – A Story of Acceptance

Truveta strives to improve the lives of all people around the world, and so we like to highlight relatively unknown or misunderstood conditions. Vitiligo is an auto-immune disease that causes a loss of pigmentation and discoloration in the skin. June 25th is Vitiligo Awareness Day. Since 2011, associated research foundations campaign to have Vitiligo Awareness … Continued

How Truveta is delivering data quality at scale

Real world data is providing an exciting new source of information for breakthrough research. And Truveta is leading the way, with the most complete, timely, and highest quality data on U.S. health. But working with real world data has its challenges – especially considering the unparalleled depth and diversity of the data we receive each … Continued

Take the Truveta Office Tour

Welcome to our office! We’d love to show you around. Truveta is the world’s first health system-led data platform, inspired by our vision of saving lives with data. Our values – to focus on our purpose, earn trust, contribute for impact, be curious, and embrace freedom with responsibility – reflect this vision every day. Many … Continued

Honoring My Dad this Men’s Health Awareness Month

“This June 20th will be five years since my father died unexpectedly of a heart attack at age 64. I do not look forward to June. I struggle thinking back to hearing “your father’s gone” at 10:30 PM that Tuesday. As fate would have it, I was in New York for work in May 2017, … Continued

Welcome 2022 Truveta Interns!

Delivering on our vision of Saving Lives with Data would not be possible without the amazing talent of our team. Approaching 200 employees, I am proud of the diverse backgrounds of our employees that includes engineers, physician scientists, clinical informaticists, designers, marketers, researchers and biostatisticians.  Our team is inspired to make exceptional impact every single … Continued

Supporting Truvetans and Mental Health

As Mental Health Awareness Month wraps up, we join many other organizations in raising awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and helping reduce the stigma so many experience. We applaud the courage of those who have shared their experience, including our own Mary Beth King, who shared her journey recently on … Continued

Celebrating Researchers (and my dad) during National Cancer Research Month

I was debating about whether to join Truveta and leave an amazing 23-year career at Microsoft when I found out my dad had bladder cancer. As many diagnoses are, it was shocking. My dad has always been the rock of our family. The strongest man I know. A lifelong hard worker, he was a high … Continued

Health System Spotlight: Marcus Shipley, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation and Information Officer, Trinity Health

Continuing our series featuring the leaders from our 20-member health systems, this month we sat down with Marcus Shipley, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Information Officer at Trinity Health. In this role, Marcus leads Trinity Health’s innovation program and is responsible for finding and implementing new ideas within the Trinity system, as well … Continued