Rich Temple brings a successful 25-year track record of experience to health information technology leadership at all levels. He is currently the National Practice Director for IT Strategy at Beacon Partners, a well-respected healthcare consulting organization. Prior to that, he was a Chief Information Officer for multi-facility healthcare organizations in New Jersey and has been a pioneer in deploying business intelligence tools to drive the highest quality care in the most efficient manner possible. Rich has spoken at national conferences and hosted numerous webinars on business intelligence in healthcare and where it is likely to go in the future. Rich is also a current Board Member and past President of the New Jersey Chapter of HIMSS.
Kevin Underwood brings 20 years of IT experience to his role of Manager of Enterprise Reporting at Aurora Health Care, an integrated not-for-profit health care provider serving communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Prior to joining Aurora, Kevin successfully led large scale data warehousing and business intelligence projects for multiple organizations, across multiple industries, throughout the southeastern Wisconsin area. Kevin has spoken at multiple national health care conferences about Aurora’s implementation of business intelligence and its impact on clinical quality.