About Jim

Jim has spent most of his career working at the intersection of business, IT and strategy. He currently leads the Health Care IT Research Suite for Advisory Board. His areas of research include business and IT strategic planning and implementation, digital health systems, and business intelligence and analytics strategies. He is a frequent speaker on strategic health care and health care IT-related topics.

Prior to joining Advisory Board, Jim was executive director of IBM’s Center for Health Care Management, which focused on global thought leadership for health care. Prior to joining IBM through an acquisition, Jim was a senior leader at Healthlink and Gartner. He has executive experience in a multiple industries, including health care integrated delivery systems.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in mathematics from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, where he received the outstanding student award.

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Jul 24 2018

Digital Health Systems: The Innovation Journey Continues

Health care transformation and rapid technology change combine to redefine and expand the role for IT. As a result, digital health systems—organizations that are taking full advantage of IT-powered capabilities and digital innovation—continue to evolve. They must continue to progress through our updated digital maturity model, and address the eight foundational components we have identified for digital innovation. More Register

Jan 25 2018

Digital Health Systems

Health care transformation, the critical and expanding role of IT, and exponential technologies have resulted in the emergence of digital health systems. Get up to speed on emerging technologies and position your organization to take full advantage of IT-powered capabilities and innovation. More Register

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