Clinical Business Intelligence Network Announces New Member

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For Immediate Release For more information contact: Nicole Singer (414) 270-3000, ext. 231 CLINICAL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBER  Appleton, Wis. (Dec. 4, 2014) – The Clinical Business Intelligence Network (CBIN) is pleased to announce its newest member, Lee Memorial Health System, located in Southwest Florida. CBIN is a peer-to-peer learning community that unites healthcare leaders interested in performance improvement, clinical analytics, business intelligence and IT. Members of CBIN learn, share and connect with each other at organized events throughout the year. The collaboration facilitated by CBIN helps members realize greater value from their data and supports their performance improvement initiatives. “Clinical business intelligence allows healthcare systems to analyze their current performance more accurately and quickly recognize where improvement opportunities exist,” said Julie Bartels, executive vice president of National Health Information for the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, which facilitates CBIN. “We want to help our members fast track their clinical business intelligence work in order to transform the healthcare industry.” CBIN members benefit from collective knowledge and are able to build on each other’s experience and know-how to deliver value on a bigger scale and at a faster pace. The network consists of almost twenty healthcare systems from across the United States, and it is continuing to grow each year. “We joined HVN last year to enhance our commitment to lean value-creating principles. Joining CBIN is another step to further our performance improvement efforts,” said Roger Chen, vice president of organization transformation for Lee Memorial Health System. “We are excited to learn even more from our fellow CBIN members.” About Lee Memorial Health System Open since 1916, Lee Memorial Health System is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and the largest community-owned health system in Southwest Florida. With more than 10,000 employees, the system is made up of four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals, as well as outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers and primary care and specialty physician offices. An award-winning health care system, it provides regional programs, such as our Trauma Center and Golisano Children’s Hospital, which serve our community members from Tampa to Miami. Visit for more information.  ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value The ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is an education institute that believes we must have three essential elements for sustainable change in healthcare: Delivery of care designed around the patient; payment and incentives based upon value and outcomes; and transparency of performance (quality and cost) throughout the healthcare system. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, we are a small not for profit with a big mission to help change the healthcare industry. Learn more at:

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