Jacob Krive


Jacob Krive, PhD is a Project Manager with Valence Health in Chicago. His responsibilities include population health, enterprise data warehouse (“Big Data” platform), electronic master patient index (EMPI), electronic medical records (EMR), and clinical data analysis projects, as well as special initiatives such as ICD-10 transition. Valence Health provides custom value-based care solutions for 135 hospitals/health systems and 85,000 physicians to help them achieve clinical and financial rewards for more effectively managing populations that include over 20 million patients. Prior to joining Valence Health, Jacob Krive was employed as Information Systems Manager by Advocate Health Care – the large integrated care delivery network consisting of 12 teaching & community care hospitals and over 250 sites of care located throughout Chicago metropolitan area and mid-state Illinois.

Jacob Krive served in a number of technology and leadership capacities. He has technical background in systems and software engineering. After moving into the management role, Jacob Krive was in charge of many teams and initiatives including financial, decision support, nursing effectiveness, data integration & interoperability, portal, HIE, learning management, talent management, and clinical applications. Jacob Krive helped develop Advocate’s population health and predictive analytics technology strategy by integrating dozens of clinical and financial data sources and leading IT portion of the first readmission risk score product initiative. He also led in developing master data management (MDM) and data governance strategies that culminated into building reliable patient matching algorithm structure serving as the backbone for population health, patient/provider portals, safety, and other programs relying on proper patient identification and tracking.

Dr. Krive is affiliated with University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU). At UIC he holds the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at College of Applied Health Sciences, where he collaborates with colleagues in producing significant research in the areas of clinical documentation, decision support systems, health outcomes improvement, and economics of health informatics investments. http://healthinformatics.uic.edu/ He teaches graduate level courses and designs cutting-edge curriculum in project management, clinical decision support, networking & communications, process engineering, systems analysis & design, and computer security. At NSU Dr. Krive holds the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at School of Osteopathic Medicine. He teaches graduate level clinical decision support systems course and performs research in health outcomes and economics. Jacob Krive is a frequent presenter at many industry and academic conferences, has several journal publications, and contributes to academic community by serving on committees and participating in peer review processes.

Dr. Krive obtained his PhD in Information Systems and Biomedical Informatics from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Management Studies, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Management Information Systems from University of Maryland University College, where he was also part of the faculty team upon completion of his MBA. He also has CPHIMS certification from HIMSS and Lean Six Sigma certification from Purdue University.

Jacob Krive resides in a suburb of Chicago with his wife, Dr. Marianna Krive, and two sons. While much of his time outside of work and academia is devoted to family, Jacob Krive enjoys fitness, tennis, basketball, travel, and photography in his free time.