Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee


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

Ellen Harper, DNP, RN-BC, MBA, FAAN

Ellen Harper, DNP, RN-BC, MBA, FAAN
Adjunct Faculty, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
President, CEO, Blue Water Informatics, LLC


Claudine Beron, MA, PMP

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



Meg Broderick, MBA, MPA, CPHIMS

Sharon D. Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, SA

Sharon D. Davis, MS, CPHIMS, PMP
Clinical Programs Manager for Health Care Services Corporation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas 

Jeff Fuller, MS, FACHE

Jeff Fuller, MS, FACHE
Executive Director, Analytical Solutions
University of North Carolina (UNC) Healthcare System

Kevin Gormley, PhD

Kevin Gormley, PhD
Principal Data Scientist
The MITRE Corporation

Mitch Kwiatkowski

Mitch Kwiatkowski
Senior Director, Informatics
Gateway Health Plan

Raj Lakhanpal, MD, FRCS, FACEP

Raj Lakhanpal, MD, FRCS, FACEP

Anne Park, MPH, MSMIS

Anne Park, MPH, MSMIS
Sr. Business Systems Analyst
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Anthony Villanueva

Anthony Villanueva
Chief Information Officer
Neighborhood Health

Anthony T. Williams, MBA

Anthony T. Williams, MBA
Chief Information Officer
American Family Care, Inc.

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 Warehousing
  • Data Lifecycle Management & Supporting Technologies
  • Knowledge Management to Support – Meaningful Use, Accountable Care, Quality Reporting, Supply Management, Case, Risk & Cost Management, Best Practices in Clinical & Business Analytics, Clinical Decision Support
  • Population Health

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
Chief Architect, Medical Devices and Life Sciences, IBM Watson 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 | @SPriceHIMSS