Director, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Abby Dexter is the Director of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing team at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Abby’s responsibilities include developing the user adoption and intelligence strategy for the pediatric enterprise. She serves as the primary measurement science expert and leads the implementation of the predictive analytics strategy. Abby plays a key role in the integration of performance management, performance improvement, measurement, data warehousing and analytics in support of the organizational strategy. In addition, Abby has been charged with developing the community of analysts that serve the Health System by implementing an Analytics Center of Excellence and leading analytics adoption across the organization.
As the outcomes leader for developing the Analytics Center of Excellence she utilizes team building and process management skills to bring the analysts together for collaboration regardless of who or where they report to in the organization. Abby is also responsible for sponsoring the organization goals of utilizing data to make informed decisions. With her background in Quality she is linked to the Enterprise Performance Management initiative and partners closely with senior management, providers, performance improvement staff, and the program management department.
Abby has been with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for 7 years. She started with the organization in 2009 as a Senior Analyst in the Quality Division, has been a Manager in the Information Performance Management Division and is now serving as a director. Abby has over 13 years of experience in health care analytics. She began her career with the health insurance/claims side and transitioned to care delivery in 2009.
Abby received her Bachelor’s Degree from Marian University in Applied Information Technology in 2003. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree from Northwestern University in Predictive Analytics, with anticipated graduation in June 2016.