Senior Consulting Manager
David Jackson brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare informatics and analytics from both the provider and the payer perspective to the Truven Health Consulting Services Practice. As a senior consulting manager, Jackson has assisted healthcare organizations with risk and data analysis, strategic planning, project management, and healthcare information technology.
Prior to joining Truven Health, he served as the director of healthcare analytics for Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, where he led corporate analytics and business intelligence initiatives. Most notably, Jackson oversaw the development and implementation of three generations of advanced analytical risk models used to predict future health risk and drive care management operations. As a State Advisory Group member to the Iowa E-Health initiative, he provided guidance and leadership to the development of a statewide Health Information Network in Iowa. He also worked for the Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois CMS Quality Improvement Organization and Unity Health System in Rochester, New York. Mr. Jackson holds a master's of science in exercise physiology from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, South Carolina and a bachelor's of science degree in health promotion from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
He coauthored "Implementation of a Severity-adjusted Diagnosis-related Groups Payment System in a Large Health Plan: Implications for Pay for Performance," published by Wolters Kluwer Health and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.