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Juhi Israni, MS

Manager of Clinical Analytics, Sharp Healthcare

Juhi Israni is a seasoned and enthusiastic healthcare data science manger offering over 10+ years of healthcare analytics experience. Proven to consistently meet productivity, business and stakeholder strategies in improving healthcare outcomes and care delivery models.

Juhi Israni is well-versed in diverse statistical methods, trend modeling and forecasting with expertise in turning data into actionable insights. She is focused on delivering decisive, forward-thinking and positive team leadership to develop and lead teams of data scientists, analysts, engineers and researchers. She has excellent communication and presentation skills to explain complex data models to non-technical audiences and business users. Israni is a performance-oriented and enterprising leader with an organized nature and analytical problem-solving approach.

Do you have any particular areas of interest/specialization related to health care informatics?

My particular area of interest and specialization in healthcare informatics revolves around data visualization. I specialize in transforming complex healthcare data into clear, insightful visual narratives tailored for healthcare stakeholders. This process not only enhances understanding but also supports informed decision-making and improves healthcare outcomes.

What motivated your interest in serving on the advisory board for the MS-HCI program? What are you hoping to contribute?

Having graduated from the MS-HCI program in 2016, I am motivated to serve on the advisory board to give back to the community that shaped my career. My goal is to ensure that the curriculum remains relevant and equips our students with the skills needed to thrive in the analytics job market. I hope to contribute by aligning the program with emerging technologies and industry expectations, thus enhancing our graduates’ employability and success.

What advice do you have for anyone interested in advancing their career in health care informatics?

Healthcare informatics is a growing field as healthcare merges with technology, providing insights to improve patient care through actionable data. My advice for students is to stay curious and continuously update their technical and analytical skills. Engage in interdisciplinary learning, seek out internships or projects that offer real-world experience, and build a strong foundation in both healthcare systems and informatics. Networking with professionals in the field and staying informed about industry trends will also be invaluable for career advancement.

In your view, what is unique and exciting about USD’s MS-HCI program? How is the advisory board helping to shape the future of the program to best meet the goals of both the students and their potential employers?

What sets USD’s MS-HCI program apart is our dedicated faculty who bring real-world industry experience and a genuine commitment to enhancing our students’ skill sets and career prospects. They prioritize bridging the gap between academia and industry, ensuring our curriculum remains relevant and prepares students for the dynamic field of healthcare informatics. As a member of the advisory board, I am privileged to contribute to shaping the program’s future. We collaborate closely with faculty to incorporate emerging technologies and industry trends into the curriculum. By aligning our educational offerings with the needs of potential employers, we aim to equip students with the practical skills and knowledge that will make them highly sought-after professionals in healthcare informatics.


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