Donor Network West Announces the Promotion of Aninda Dutta to Vice President of Business Intelligence and Data Solutions
Experienced healthcare data analytics leader to drive increased organizational performance
(San Ramon, CA) August 25, 2021 – Donor Network West, the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for northern California and northern Nevada, today announced the promotion of Aninda Dutta to Vice President of Business Intelligence and Data Solutions, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Aninda will be responsible for leading a team of data analysts and engineers in data and process mining, benchmarking and predictive analytics, and evaluating and identifying organizational-wide opportunities for improvement to ensure the organization achieves successful outcomes based on the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) OPO performance metrics to help save and heal more lives.
“Aninda is a transformational leader and I am pleased to have him at the helm of our business intelligence and data solutions operations,” said Janice F. Whaley, President and CEO of Donor Network West. “Over the last two years, Aninda has been instrumental both nationally and locally in analyzing and leading efforts to successfully integrate the new CMS OPO performance metrics into our day-to-day logic. The work Aninda has done in this area has allowed Donor Network West to refocus in key areas, which has resulted in us achieving better interactions with donor families and better outcomes for organ transplant recipients and those patients waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.”
Dutta joined Donor Network West in 2018 as Business Intelligence Manager and Data Architect and was later promoted to Director of Business Intelligence and Development. An experienced and highly regarded leader in healthcare data analytics with a proven track record of driving business efficiency and probability, Dutta has been leading the development of the UNION Data project within the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) to help drive increased performance throughout the OPO industry. Prior to Donor Network West, Dutta worked as an Information Systems Manager at HealthComp for 10 years.
“I am honored to join the Donor Network West leadership team to provide critical analysis to help ensure our team is laser focused on key areas that will drive increased performance,” said Dutta. “Through the use of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data and other available data, Donor Network West will be able to quickly identify and make adjustments to ensure organizational efficiency, so that we can continue to save and heal more lives and be one of the leading OPOs in the United States.”
Dutta holds a master’s degree in computer sciences from California State University at Fresno and a Bachelor of Science in electrical and electronics engineering from Karmavir Dadasaheb Kannamwar College of Engineering, Nagpur.
About Donor Network West
Donor Network West saves and heals lives by facilitating organ and tissue recovery for transplantation and research. Established in 1987, Donor Network West is an official Donate Life organization accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Federally designated to serve 45 counties in northern California and northern Nevada, Donor Network West partners with the Department of Motor Vehicles and the state-authorized donor registries to help increase donor registration. For information, visit DonorNetworkWest.org and follow us on social media: @mydnwest.