Collaborating Analytics + Finance + HRBPs: Developing Sustainable Workforce Planning Function


Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit health care system, has 15 hospitals, more than 150 clinics, 70 pharmacies and more than 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians.
In this joint keynote, our speakers will share how they used advanced workforce analytics in conjunction with robust collaboration involving Finance & HRBPs to create a robust framework to determine staffing needs and improve drivers of employee turnover and patient experience.
You will learn:

  • The journey into developing a mature workforce planning function at Wisconsin’s largest private employer by creating strategic partnerships with finance and operational leadership.
  • How to indentify staffing needs through predictive analytics to ensure appropriate caregivers are available through organizational changes and growth
  • How to utilzie predictive & prescriptive analytics to understand key drivers of employee turnover and clinical outcomes and employ retention and engagement strategies
  • How to integrate  workforce planning models and predictive analytics in a standardized manner in budget forecasts for robust planning


Jill Kahabka

Vice President of Finance for Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Aurora Health Care

Chirag Padalia

Director, Workforce Strategy & Analytics, Aurora Health Care

Christie Peterson

Vice President of Human Resources, Aurora Health Care