Karol Wicker joined MedStar Health in July 2014 and is Senior Director, Clinical Data & Analytics, responsible for the overall direction and management of the data & analytics team, including strategic planning and tactical and operational processes of the unit. She oversees a team responsible for work aimed at improving clinical outcomes across the enterprise. The functions include but are not limited to: clinical data management, analysis, and reporting for both acute and non-acute entities across MedStar Health.
Prior to joining MedStar Health, Karol held various roles at the Maryland Hospital Association and its Center for Performance Sciences during her 17-year tenure, providing strategic direction, tactical oversight, management, design, and implementation of clinical performance measurement products with an emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. She was responsible for day-to-day resource allocation, and architecting and managing the processing, interpretation, and presentation of clinical data for hospital improvement initiatives and research projects.
In addition to her Master of Health Science in International Health and Population Policy from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Karol holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified.