L.A. Care Technology Leader Joins National Summit on Leveraging the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Drive Success

Dhanusha Maniyambath at Avasant Summit on AI

Dhanusha Maniyambath, the Senior Director of Technology Solutions and Support Services at L.A. Care Health Plan, was honored to be invited to participate in the Avasant Empowering Beyond Summit 2024, a three-day event in Los Angeles that brought together hundreds of IT executives and thought leaders. This year’s summit was titled Enlightened Disruption: Harnessing Innovation to Navigate Uncertainty. Maniyambath sat on a panel that delved into artificial intelligence (AI) in health care.

The panel was titled AI Powered Healthcare: Advancements, Challenges, and Opportunities. Maniyambath spoke about the application of AI in health care and discussed how L.A. Care might be able to use the technology while maintaining security. L.A. Care is currently laying the foundation for AI adoption, defining challenges and problems that can be solved with the application of AI tools, and articulating the benefits and risks of each tooling approach. Maniyambath explained that there are regulatory considerations, which are expected to change as rapidly as the technology evolves. The health plan is committed to ensuring that all technology acts ethically and in the best interest of its members, providers, and employees.

Other leaders on Maniyambath’s panel included:
•    Luke Rockenbach –  Regional Chief Financial Officer (North California), Providence
•    Anand Nair – Healthcare Technology Head, UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company
•    Raj Kadam – Senior Vice President of Health Plan Operations & Chief Information Officer, Liberty Dental

Nishant Verma, the Healthcare Lead and Managing Partner at Avasant, moderated the panel.

The Avasant summit was an exclusive and immersive opportunity to connect with executive peers and thought leaders on how to leverage the power of tech enabled services to drive sustained success.