As Keystone Technologies CIO, Bell is responsible for strategic IT planning and leadership. He works closely with other Keystone leaders to integrate business and IT strategies and works directly with clients on technology strategy. Bell has a special focus on large hospitals, health systems, and integrated delivery networks. He comes to Keystone from Datu Health, where he served as CTO and Senior Vice President of Technology.
Prior to Datu, Bell served with St. Louis-based Mercy Health System for eight years in a variety of roles including CTO, COO of Information Services, and Chief Project Officer in the Project Management Office. While at Mercy, he helped create and execute the Genesys Project, a five-year program that replaced all core clinical and back-office systems. Bell also played a pivotal role in upgrading technical infrastructure, people, and processes at Mercy to achieve a 99.9 percent uptime for all major applications.