Timothy Peng, PhD, has served the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) for more than 20 years. As Chief Data and Analytics Officer, a position he has held since 2018, he manages the VNSNY Business Intelligence and Analytics team, which supplies the organization’s leadership and clinical and operational teams at all levels with meaningful, timely data related to the provision of health care, as well as the data analysis, interpretation, and guidance needed to inform enterprise initiatives and drive business and operational strategy and efficiency.
The data analytics produced by Mr. Peng’s team are used to address a broad range of VNSNY’s business needs, including payment and reimbursement policy planning and analysis; quality measurement and monitoring; program evaluation; customer satisfaction; clinical, operational, and financial outcomes; operations analysis; and performance monitoring and improvement.
Mr. Peng began at VNSNY as a Research Scientist for the Center for Home Care Policy & Research and subsequently was named Vice President of Data Science and Strategic Analytics. Among his many areas of investigation, he has been responsible for research regarding understanding and improving home health care patient outcomes; access to long-term care; quality measurement; payment systems and provider response to policy incentives; value-based purchasing; and chronic disease management in clinically complex patient populations. He holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Michigan’s Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Yale University.