Janet Guptill brings a unique perspective of leveraging information technology to make better strategic decisions based on her background in knowledge management, data-driven healthcare decision support software, healthcare strategy consulting, and interim executive management. Janet’s most recent experience includes strategic healthcare practice leadership with Tatum, a national interim management and advisory firm and Witt/Kieffer, in their national healthcare technology search practice. Starting in 2001, Janet developed a boutique healthcare consulting firm, Knowledge At Work Inc., bringing a disciplined and systematic approach to managing the intellectual capital of organizations and businesses. Previously, Janet was the Vice President, Knowledge Management for Partners First, a subsidiary of Ascension Health, focused on managing effective physician hospital partnerships where she developed a system-wide benchmarking survey still in use today to track employed physician performance.
Her career history also includes serving as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Care Science (now part of Premier Informatics), where she successfully developed the national launch of a web-based clinical performance improvement system for integrated health delivery systems; and as Vice President, Marketing and Sales for Sachs Group (now Truven Analytics, at IBM Watson Health), where she was instrumental in growing the company’s presence to become a leading national resource on healthcare utilization. Before joining Sachs, Janet was a Manager in the health care strategy consulting practice of Ernst & Young based in Chicago; Administrative Associate to the Chief Operating Officer with The University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics; and Administrative Resident at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Janet holds a bachelor’s degree in health administration from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in health systems management from Tulane University. She serves on planning committees and boards of a broad range of healthcare professional associations and healthcare related non-profits, and most recently has been elected President-Elect of the Greater Chicago Chapter of HIMSS.