Boston, MA
Oct. 22-23, 2018
Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Vermont Health Network

Douglas Gentile, MD, MBA is the chief medical information officer for the University of Vermont Health Network.  In this role, he is responsible for clinical governance, business intelligence, and project portfolio management.  Dr. Gentile did his undergraduate training at Duke University and received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following residency training at the University of Rochester, he joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University in Emergency Medicine.  In 1991, he was awarded a Hartford Foundation Fellowship to study health policy and received a master's degree in business administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.  In 1995, Dr. Gentile joined Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, where he was the Chief Medical Officer leading clinical product strategy until 2013.

October 22, 2018
11:30am - 12:10pm
America Ballroom

Welcome to the Think Tank!

This interactive session leverages the audiences’ collective experience to drive greater value and takeaways. It works like this: For the first 10 minutes, each table discusses individual roadblocks and challenges with data governance. Then a designated attendee from each table takes the floor microphone and asks our panel of experts a key question from the table discussion. The goal here is to cater to specific interests of attendees to provide the most pertinent and valuable information possible.

Someone once likened executing an analytics strategy without good data governance to driving a car with little or no gas. In either case, you’re not going far. Data governance may not have the pizzazz of predictive analytics, but few topics are more important.

In addition to audience questions, our experts will:

  • Share practical tips on how to implement effective data governance.
  • Address best practices and common pitfalls.
  • Explain how to manage availability, usability, consistency, data integrity, and data security.

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