American Academy of Family Physicians Names Jeff Bishop Director of Business Intelligence

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Megan Moriarty
American Academy of Family Physicians
(800) 274-2237, Ext. 6052

LEAWOOD, Kan. – The American Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce that Jeff Bishop has joined the AAFP as director of business intelligence.

As a member the AAFP’s IT division, Bishop will oversee the development of a data management strategy for integrating and sharing data across divisions, and improving the organization’s analytic capabilities.

“With his extensive experience in data analytics and warehousing technologies, he will lead the AAFP in using intelligent data as a strategic asset and expand opportunities as a data-driven organization," said Michael Smith, chief information officer.

Before coming to the AAFP, Bishop was an independent business intelligence and data management consultant. Prior to that, he was director of business intelligence and data management with Alexander Open Systems for 10 years. Previously, he held data management positions with a variety of Kansas City firms, including H&R Block, Hallmark and Kansas City Life.

Bishop holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s degree in business management from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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