John brings more than 25 years of Healthcare experience to Geisinger Health System. As the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer as well as the Interim Chief Data Officer, John is responsible for I.T. Strategy, Governance and Operations and business growth through merger and acquisition. He also has the responsibility for the organization’s advanced analytics platforms, including two Big Data platforms to support innovation of the Integrated Delivery Network as well as the Population Health Platform.
In addition, John is responsible for the regional health information exchange, KeyHIE, which currently connects organizations throughout Pennsylvania. John has been involved with the Care Connectivity Consortium, a group of healthcare providers which consists of Geisinger, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Mayo Clinic who are developing tools to support the Nationwide Health Information Exchange.
Prior to joining Geisinger, John was VP/CIO for Good Shepherd Rehab Network located in Allentown, Pa. While at Good Shepherd he had the technology responsibility for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a post-acute hospital and ambulatory clinic network through a joint venture with the University of Pennsylvania Health System located in downtown Philadelphia.
John holds a BS (C. I. S. / Business Administration) and an MS (Healthcare Administration) from King’s College. He is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) and is a Board Member of CHIME, HIMSS and the ATA, as well as serving on the Central Pennsylvania HIMSS Chapter Board, KINBER Board, which provides fiber optic connectivity throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.