Bill Gillis was formally the Vice President, Product Management for the Mayo Clinic Platform. In his role, Bill lead Health Information Technology (HIT) innovations that supported the Mayo Clinic Platform vision. To create a healthier world where personalized, predictive and innovative care is accessible to all. Having worked in health care IT for more than twenty five years, Bill specializes in Next Generation Clinical Insight generation, Accountable Care, Technology driven Population Health solutions, Electronic Health Records (EHR) and interoperability strategies, technologies and deployments. Bill has led multiple enterprise-wide clinical system integrations over his tenure in the HIT space.
Prior to his role with Mayo Clinic Platform, Bill was the CIO for Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network. (BILHPN). He led the BILHPN team that architected and deployed what is believed to be the first cloud-based EHR offerings in the country. He was an early adopter of using real-time EHR data over lagged claims data to drive performance in value based care contracts. This use of technology enabled BILHPN to achieve ranking as the #1 performing CMS ACO in Massachusetts and #3 nationally, as well as the #1 nationally performing ACO in quality reporting for multiple years.
Bill is a leading, national authority sought after for his compelling historical perspective on HIT, innovative solutions to current industry technology challenges and his thought leadership. He is often called on to provide expert commentary on emerging trends in health care IT for some of the leading industry news health care brands, Healthcare Informatics, Health IT News, Health Data Management, HIT Outcomes, Health Leaders, SearchHealthIT, Tech Target, Search CIO, and Health Tech Magazine.
Bill has also led public roundtable discussions, panels and notable keynote addresses including at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conferences, Value-Based Care Summit Series, AI in Healthcare Summit, Becker's Hospital Review conferences and Healthcare Innovation’s, Health IT Summit, among others. He has also delivered speeches for Harvard Medical School, Boston University, and Suffolk University.
In his free time, Bill works with several nonprofit organizations whose mission is to improve health care in developing countries through the use of technology. Along with esteemed HIT accomplishments, Bill is also an accomplished motorsport athlete who has competed in several international motorsports events such as the Daytona 200, Isle of Man TT, FIM Supermono World Championship and the Bonneville Speed Trails.