Professor J. Bryan Bennett, MBA, CPA, LSSGB (Contact Me)
Professor Bennett is a Healthcare Futurist with extensive experience creating and implementing healthcare transforming solutions in both the acute care and ambulatory settings. He is the author of the books, Prescribing Leadership in Healthcare: Curing the Challenges Facing Today’s Healthcare Leaders and Competing on Healthcare Analytics: The Foundational Approach to Population Health Analytics.
Professor Bennett is the founder and Executive Director for the Healthcare Center of Excellence (HCOE), a privately-funded research, training and consulting organization established to help healthcare organizations transition to be more analytics-focused. He started the HCOE after hearing the challenges healthcare executives were having implementing predictive analytics programs. Many were concerned with ‘reinventing the wheel’ when it comes to analytics since successes experienced by other healthcare organizations was not being shared and they were challenged with identifying and keeping analytical talent.
He contributed the “Data Stewardship” chapter for the book ADAPTIVE Health Management Information Systems written/edited by Dr. Joseph Tan and Dr. Fay Cobb Payton and published in May 2009 by Jones & Bartlett. He is a blogger for the HIMSS Future Care website on Big Data and technology transformation issues.
His consulting work has led to the identification of the market for Rogaine for Women for Pharmacia and to the creation of Microsoft’s first internal global analytics group. Other clients he has impacted include: Alexian Brothers Health Systems, NCH Medical Group, United Stationers, Conseco Insurance, State Farm Insurance, BellSouth, Conseco Insurance, Chase Bank, Erie Insurance Group, and Comerica Bank.
His thought leadership has been recognized by Gartner for his CRM implementation vision. He performed the customer analysis and market research in support of his whitepaper “A Customer-Centric Approach to Community Bank Growth” published in the November 2007 issue of the Journal of Financial Transformation academic journal by Capco International. This paper was one of 18 selected from the 200 submissions by academic and business thought leaders from around the world.
Mr. Bennett has also achieved the following certifications:
- Certified Data Scientist – An analytical data expert with the technical skills to solve complex problems – and the curiosity to explore what problems need to be solved. Part mathematician, part computer scientist and part trendspotter.
- Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) – Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality output of process by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. It uses a set of quality management methods, mainly empirical and statistical methods.
- Trained Project Management Professional – Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to unique and temporary projects and the activities to meet the project requirements. Project management processes fall into five groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling and closing.
- Certified Adjunct Faculty Educator – The designation of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educator (C.A.F.E.) denotes proven expertise in SoCAFE’s 10 Core Competencies. Institutions of higher education can hire a C.A.F.E. and be confident that the individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to provide students with a quality learning experience. Certification provides adjunct faculty an opportunity to distinguish and differentiate themselves as being “first among equals.”
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – CPAs attest to the reasonableness of disclosures, the freedom from material misstatement, and the adherence to the applicable generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in financial statements.
Bryan’s is an experienced college professor with teaching experience that includes:
- Adjunct professor and predictive analytics subject matter expert for Northwestern University’s Professional Studies program;
- Lead instructor for consumer behavior course for West Virginia University’s Integrated Marketing Communications graduate program;
- Adjunct professor for leadership, business analytics and marketing analytics courses for Judson University at both the graduate and undergraduate level
- Adjunct professor in healthcare marketing for Loyola University of Chicago’s Healthcare Management Executive MBA program.
Bryan has a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management with concentrations in Management Policy, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Finance. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Butler University with a major in Accounting.