Emily Griese’s research focuses on data-driven population health including NIH funded research in rural health and health outcomes. In leveraging Sanford’s integrated data warehouse, she has expertise in big data approaches to studying health outcomes, including advanced data techniques such as machine learning and natural language processing. This work has the ability to translate between individual health outcomes, including data mining focused in rare diseases, to population level health outcomes.
Dr. Griese holds a PhD in psychological research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her postdoctoral work in population health at Sanford Research. Dr. Griese and her lab are committed to data-driven, translational research with direct impact in healthcare delivery, working closely with the Sanford Health Enterprise to leverage integrated healthcare data for innovation in patient care delivery and health outcomes.
Emily Griese, PhD, works with senior leadership to align Sanford Health’s population health initiatives, providing research and innovation in the organization’s transition to value. This is an integrated, research and innovation role working across Sanford Health Plan, finance, research, data and analytics, policy, and health services delivery. She is also an assistant scientist in Sanford Research’s population health group and as an assistant professor at the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine.
Most recently, her expertise has been employed in the Rare Diseases Registry project (CoRDS) at Sanford as it is becoming imperative to integrate health care analytics into diagnostics and treatment identification as well as payment of rare diseases.