Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee

Purpose

Clinical and business intelligence (C&BI) is the aggregation, analysis, and use of clinical, financial, operational, and non-traditional data captured inside and out of the healthcare setting to directly inform decision-making. It has the power to positively impact patient care delivery, health outcomes, and business operations. Leveraging the power of C&BI will improve our nation’s entire healthcare system as well as the medical and economic wellness of patients.

Mission. HIMSS’ C&BI efforts empower members with practical guidance and unbiased information on how to harness data to inform accountable, high quality patient care and fuel unparalleled business insight – all the while improving an organization’s fiscal performance.

Strategic Intent. With the achievement of widespread acquisition & foundational IT implementation, HIMSS leads efforts to enable data-driven organization derive the highest value and actionable intelligence to improve outcomes.

Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee, Task Force & Community

The HIMSS C&BI Committee is responsible for creating thought leadership, resources and tools to support the needs of our members and the healthcare industry. Our areas of focus address the role of health information technologies in supporting the effective management of C&BI.

Topics of focus for the Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee, Community, and Task Forces will include:

  • Data aggregation and access through EDW and cloud solutions
  • Data management, validation, quality and integration
  • Governance
  • Resource management
  • Retrospective, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  • Reporting, dashboards, and visualization techniques
  • Population Health
  • Predictive modeling
  • Precision medicine

Find tools and resources to help you along your clinical and business intelligence journey in the HIMSS Resource Library!

Committee Members

 
 
Claudine Beron, MA, PMP

Claudine Beron, MA, PMP
Chief Executive Officer
Initiate Government Solutions, LLC

Chair

 
 

Debbie Bottomley
Director Product Marketing
Verscend

 
Sharon D. Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, SA

Sharon D. Davis, MS, CPHIMS, PMP
Clinical Programs Manager
Government Programs - Clinical Operations Solutions Team
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas 

 
Carole L. Ettinger, MA, PMP, CPHIMSS, CHCIO-eligible

Carole L. Ettinger, MA, PMP, CPHIMSS, CHCIO-eligible
Senior Director, Information Services Division
Akron Children’s Hospital

 
Dave Fitzgerald

Dave Fitzgerald
Architect Advisor (Office of the CTO)
Aetna

 
 

Charles Gabriel
Clinical Analytics Branch Chief, J-5
Defense Health Agency

 
Kevin Gormley, PhD

Kevin Gormley, PhD
Principal Data Scientist
The MITRE Corporation

 
Amin Hakim, MD

Amin Hakim, MD
Medical Director, Clinical Analytics
PSLP

 
Mitch Kwiatkowski

Mitch Kwiatkowski
Vice President, Enterprise Data Hub
Highmark Health

 
Helen Catherine “Kate” Liebelt

Helen Catherine “Kate” Liebelt
Chief of Staff / Precision Medicine & Supply Chain Management Consultant
Deloitte Consulting LLP

 
 

Madhuri Kudrimoti, MS, FHIMSS
Director - Clinical Informatics
Froedtert Health

 
Radha Nagarajan, PhD

Radha Nagarajan, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics
University of Kentucky

 
 

Carrie Powers
Project Manager
St. Luke's Health System

 
 

Todd Price, MBA, MSEd, PhD
Senior Decision Support Analyst
Mount Nittany Health

 
Anthony Villanueva

Anthony Villanueva
Chief Information Officer
Neighborhood Health

 
Joe-Max Wakim, MSc, CPHIMS, CHIO

Joe-Max Wakim, MSc, CPHIMS, CHIO
IT Director, Medical Center Processes and Systems
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

 
Amber Zimmermann, MBA, RN-BC

Amber Zimmermann, MBA, RN-BC
Sr. Manager, Health Data Analytics
Royal Philips

 

Clinical & Business Intelligence Community

The HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Community promotes peer-to-peer networking, problem solving, solution sharing and education.  Through membership, you will obtain practical knowledge and guidance to help you effectively manage and use data.

Areas of focus include:

  • Data aggregation and access through EDW and cloud solutions
  • Data management, validation, quality and integration
  • Governance
  • Resource management
  • Retrospective, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  • Reporting, dashboards, and visualization techniques
  • Population health
  • Precision medicine
  • Predictive modeling

Community Membership

All current HIMSS members who have a high interest in or are already working with clinical and business intelligence are encouraged to participate.

The Clinical & Business Intelligence Community meets on the 4th Thursday of most months, 1:00-2:00pm eastern.

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Community Co-chairs

Michael Berger, PE

Michael Berger, PE, CPHIMS
Vice President, Population Health Analytics and Data Science
Mount Sinai Health

 
Arthur Panov

 

Arthur Panov, MPH, CPHIMS
Executive Director Healthcare Analytics, FAIR Health 

 

Contact HIMSS Staff

For more information on the HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee or Community listed above, please contact:

Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS
Director, Payer & Life Sciences
Phone: (703) 562-8846
sprice@himss.org | @SPriceHIMSS