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Nathan Patrick Taylor Director of Data Science and Analytics at Symphony Post-Acute Network & AHIMA


Nathan Patrick Taylor is currently serving as the Director of Data Science and Analytics at Symphony Post-Acute Network.  He is an AHIMA Certified Health Data Analyst and a HIMSS Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems.  His projects range from producing clinical intelligence dashboards to developing and integrating predictive models into electronic health record system workflows.  He formerly held a Senior Quality Informatics Analyst position at the Alliance of Chicago (Alliance).  While at the Alliance, Nathan developed an enterprise-level data warehouse with reports and dashboards hosted via SharePoint.  In addition, he developed exploratory data analysis tools for numerous research and quality improvement projects related to ambulatory care.

Prior to the Alliance, Nathan worked at The Joint Commission as an Associate Project Director in the Division of Standards and Survey Methods.  While at The Joint Commission he was the data team leader on the Standards Improvement Initiative and worked as a Quality Measure Performance Analyst in the Division of Research primarily focused on children’s asthma measures and clinical nursing improvement.

Nathan completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Huntington University.  He also holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Management Information Systems, both from Benedictine University where he serves as a senior lecturer in the graduate business analytics program.  Nathan is currently working on his PhD in Health Science at Northern Illinois University.  He recently completed a research project, with Dr. Elizabeth Ritt, focused on reducing 30-day readmissions in a post-acute care setting.  The research was published in Clinical Nursing Studies, a peer-reviewed and international nursing journal. 

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