The Importance of Internal Audit

This session will focus on building strong partnerships with healthcare billing compliance, privacy, and information security functions and discuss the advantages of coordinated efforts in specific areas. This presentation will emphasize the need for a better understanding of data mining and data analytics requirements for internal audit and compliance/privacy/security groups; developing annual work plans that are integrated and complementary for risk coverage. 


Speaker: Glen C. Mueller, Chief Audit Executive at Cornell University

Glen is currently Chief Audit Executive for Cornell University, including Weill Cornell Medicine and the Physician Organization clinical practice in NYC. He is a leading higher education and healthcare chief audit executive with significant corporate compliance, IT security, governance, and policy administration experience and success in building and advancing nationally recognized and innovative internal audit functions. His governance experience includes 7+ years of healthcare board level experience serving as a subject matter expert on the Audit & Compliance Committee of the Board of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), an $11+ billion revenue integrated healthcare provider operating in 19 states.  Key positions previously held include:

Scripps Health, VP-Chief Audit, Compliance, IT Security, ERM Executive
UCSF-Stanford Healthcare, VP-Internal Audit
Stanford University, Chief Information Officer
Stanford University & Health System, Director of Internal Audit
Cornell University & Medical Center, Director of Internal Audit
Cornell Johnson School of Business, Lecturer for Auditing Course (4 years)


Glen is a frequent speaker at regional and national audit, compliance, and information security conferences. He holds B.S. and MBA degrees from Cornell University; is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); and maintains certifications as a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).