Phil Rowell, MJ

Vice President, Clinical and Business Intelligence, Carle Health

Phillip currently serves as the vice president of clinical and business intelligence. Based in Urbana, IL, Carle Health is a vertically integrated system with more than 11,500 employees in its five hospitals, multi-specialty physician groups, health plans, and associated healthcare businesses including the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school.

As a senior health administration executive, he is responsible for the procurement and analysis of data to support the health system. His team enables advanced data analytics, facilitates clinical quality initiatives, supports financial analysis, advances clinical research studies, and provides data for key business and market decisions.

Prior to joining the leadership team at Carle, he worked as a director in PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ global healthcare practice, where he worked with and advised health plans, providers, and government associations. Phil has also held leadership roles at Cerner Corporation and brings a depth of business analytics, solution architecture, and IT project management experience. Phil has led and supported over 40 projects, across 11 countries, on four continents to support clinical transformation and patient care.

A Champaign native and graduate of University Laboratory High School, Rowell received his Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law and Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University. Mr. Rowell is also an adjunct professor of legal issues in healthcare information technology, and healthcare policy and ethics in the graduate school of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University.

Speaker Sessions

24. Effective Healthcare Data Governance Strategy Propels Analytics Transformation

Level: Beginner
Track: Innovative Analytics/Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Data governance often has negative connotations, such as contention, complexity, or tedium. In addition, the challenges associated with effective data governance, including breaking down long-existing data silos, a lack of trust in the data, and executive buy-in, can further thwart progress. There are, however, better ways to perform healthcare data governance. Join this session to learn how proven approaches and a shared vision for data governance allow health systems to maximize data, their greatest asset.

Participants will learn:

  • The common pitfalls of data governance and how to address them.
  • How to use the momentum from the data procurement stage to develop an effective data governance strategy.
  • The positive results health systems can achieve from effective data governance.

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