Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance

Brent van de Graff, Assistant Director
3319 West End Ave., Suite 600
(615) 322-2016

VUMC Finance Business Intelligence and Dashboard Team

What We Do:

  • Work with VUMC leadership and clinic management to define objectives and business requirements of proposed dashboards
  • Determine the availability and suitability of data for use in planned dashboards
  • Coordinate with owners of new data sources in the import and load process to make the data available for dashboard usage
  • Analyze VUMC data to determine the correct process of calculating dashboard metrics to ensure consistency with established VUMC reporting and with the expectations of leadership
  • Document all requirements and calculations to the MIS team for their use in development
  • Validate dashboard results and ensure ongoing data accuracy
  • Create detail-level drill-down reports to supplement dashboard metrics
  • Administer user-level security access to dashboards
  • Provide training and support for dashboard usage
  • Create ad hoc reports related to dashboard metrics as requested by users and clinic groups
  • Investigate new reporting methods and applications for potential future dashboard and metric reporting
  • Investigate and utilize best industry practices of data management, data warehousing, data analysis, and metric reporting 

Departmental Contacts

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Brent van de Graff, Assistant Director

Primarily involved with the development and support of Tableau dashboards including the PCC, Care Management, and Procedure Pipeline dashboards.
(615) 875-9477
Latrice Howard, Manager

Primary responsibilities include developing mock-ups, creating specification documents, gathering requirements, and testing dashboards.
(615) 875-7692
John Bass, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary areas of focus are the Outpatient Metrics dashboard, the Nursing Labor dashboard, the Chair Goals dashboard, and ad-hoc query requests.
(615) 936-8622
Jason Elder, Business Intelligence Developer

Primarily involved in the development and support of the Surgical and Point of Use dashboards.
(615) 875-6176
Stephen Pert, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary focus is on the development and support of clinic and ad hoc reporting. Also provides support and training on the Business Objects BI Launch Pad application and several universes.
(615) 322-6653
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Michelle Felts, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary focus is supporting the Charge Integrity team in their data and reporting needs. Also provides support to the Reimbursement Team.
(615) 875-7714
Christopher Tatum, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary focus is Technical and Professional Charge/Denial Resolution.
(615) 875-9266
Michael Gerasimopoulos, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary focus is BI Development and testing in MS SQL/Oracle/Tableau/Business Objects BI Launch Pad, support of KPI metric definition, and sourcing via Epic Hospital Billing and Professional Billing (Clarity Data Model).
(615) 875-7196
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Blaise Buchowski, Business Intelligence Developer

Primary focus is the development and support of Tableau and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services dashboards and reports, including the Executive Dashboard, Revenue Cycle KPI Dashboard and Clinic Visits Forecast.

Epic Certifications: Revenue Data Model, Caboodle Data Model, Clarity Data Model, Clarity Data Model – Cadence, Cadence (proficiency), Cogito

Technical Certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional

Advanced Degrees: ME & MBA, Vanderbilt University

(615) 875-0789