Partner and VP of Healthcare Integration, Canvas IT
Bryan Fowler serves as a Partner and VP of Healthcare Integration for Canvas IT. He specializes in client advisory around EHR implementation and optimization with an emphasis on integration with internal systems/devices and external entities. Bryan strongly considers patient-driven care trends, regulatory compliance and efficient technology practices in support of private and public healthcare providers and payers. Bryan delivers advisory services to health care organizations working to address complex technology and organizational data issues due to an increasingly fickle patient population, amplified integration demands and shifting health care payment models. He does this by creating unique strategic plans with proven implementation procedures and elite-level solution teams dedicated to partnership through operational integration.
Bryan is a member of IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) and serves on the Advisory Board of TAG Health.
Prior to founding the Healthcare Integration service line at Canvas IT, Bryan served as a leader in Grant Thornton’s national Health Care Advisory Practice and previously as the SE Region Health Care lead for Protiviti, Inc. after growing up in the advanced technology practice of Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. He started his career in health care as a liaison for the physicians and IT department of a large hospital system based in Memphis, TN and has since worked with health care organizations ranging from modern continuing care facilities to physician practices to large hospital systems to public health. He has even served in direct patient care as a rotating hospital chaplain and as a public health worker in underdeveloped countries and North America.
Based on his experience and skills, Bryan often teaches service line development skills and leadership to business leaders and doctoral programs across the country and has spoken to audiences up to 1000+ on over 500 occasions. His tenure has made him into an expert service-line lead, contextual strategist, industry frontrunner, and dynamic speaker.