ArborMetrix Accelerates Innovation with New CTO

March 17, 2020

ANN ARBOR, MICH./ MAR. 13, 2020 - ArborMetrix, a leading provider of healthcare analytics technology solutions, announces that Steven Higgins has been hired as its Chief Technology Officer.

As a senior executive who understands the complexities of the healthcare industry, Steven brings valuable experience that will help him lead the direction and development of ArborMetrix’s platform. His leadership in crafting the vision and strategy for developing differentiated technology will drive further innovation across ArborMetrix.

“Our customers need efficient, secure and scalable solutions that drive successful healthcare measurement programs and transform myriads of data points into actionable intelligence,” Steven said. “Our vision is to architect secure, flexible web-scale technologies and marry them with high-performance streaming analytics to help customers achieve their objectives. I look forward to working with the exceptional people at ArborMetrix to help drive that vision.”

Steven is joining our team at an exciting juncture. “Our outsized success over the past year has been due, in no small part, to our innovative, cloud-based, streaming analytics platform, InsightX,” said Kurt Skifstad, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer. “Under Steven’s leadership, our technology is in experienced hands. We will increase our pace of innovation and – along with our customers – materially advance healthcare based on the real-world evidence surfaced by our industry-leading technologies.”

Steven has served in technology leadership roles for more than 17 years. Previously, he served as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering at Candelis, Inc., a leading provider of innovative and cost-effective medical data management and PACS solutions for hospitals and imaging centers. He also has extensive experience building and growing successful engineering teams, support organizations, quality systems, and quality teams. Steven completed the Executive Program for Artificial Intelligence for Business Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and his Bachelor’s in Mathematics from the University of California Irvine.

ArborMetrix is the leading provider of healthcare analytics technology and services that improve outcomes, advance research, and demonstrate safety, effectiveness, and value. The ArborMetrix team of healthcare and data science experts help their customers transform meaningful data into high-quality, real-world insights to achieve measurable results.