Ken Ferrell

Ken Ferrell, MS-BMI

Senior Data Scientist, Dignity Health

Biography

Ken Ferrell is a Phoenix-based Data Scientist/Statistician at Dignity Health, focusing on the predictive modeling of clinical and financial outcomes. Ken utilizes a variety of software tools and languages, including R, SAS, C++, Python and SQL Server, to support organizational goals from clinical decision support to optimizing resources and process flow. Ken’s current focus is on building predictive models to provide early risk detection for many clinical outcomes; including Sepsis, neonatal outcomes and opioid over-sedation.

Ken earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computational Mathematical Sciences from Arizona State University. In 2016, Ken earned a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics at Stanford University which focused on Machine Learning, Statistics and Genomics.