Gartner Expert

Mandi Bishop

VP Analyst

As a Vice President Analyst on the Gartner Healthcare Industry research team, Mandi Bishop supports U.S. market CIOs in developing IT strategies to advance stability, growth and digital transformation in a rapidly evolving market. Her research agenda is focused on transformation to health value management business models, healthcare administration modernization and automation, as well as health equity and social determinants of health analytics that inform integrated health and social network operations. Key technologies and capabilities that align to her coverage include clinical data integration (CDI) using emerging HL7 FHIR interoperability standards. She addresses digital business strategy, hyperautomation (from RPA to AI-enabled automation) and community resource network management (CRNM) across industry sectors in the U.S.

Previous experience

Ms. Bishop led the Dell Services (now NTT Data) Health Plan Analytics Innovation practice, where she advised payer executives on achieving business transformation through enterprise data and analytics. At the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, she managed the Blue Health Intelligence and Inter-Plan Performance data warehouses. For Florida Blue, she established the Delivery System Informatics and Clinical Data Integration programs. She brings significant additional experience and perspective to her payer coverage from the work she has done supporting provider organizations with IT and data initiatives.

Professional background

Dell Services

Practice Lead, Health Plan Analytics Innovation and Consulting

Baptist Health System

Consultant, Health Information Exchange Platform Integration

Florida Blue

Consultant, Information Management and Delivery System Informatics

Areas of coverage

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Optimization and Modernization

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Transformation and Innovation


Master of Arts, Rhetoric and Composition, Florida State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Digital business transformation including platform architecture and digital operating model

2Hyperautomation use cases and business value opportunities

3Health equity and social determinants of health analytics and integrated health and social care workflows

4Integrating and analyzing HL7 FHIR and other clinical data into payer ecosystem