Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City



Wednesday, September 7
2:55 pm - 3:55 pm

14 - The Geisinger Hedged Unified Data Architecture (Case Study)

John Kravitz, MHA, CHCIO

Senior Vice President and CIO, Geisinger Health System

John brings more than 25 years of Healthcare experienced to Geisinger Health System. He is the newly appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Geisinger Health System responsible for I.T. strategy, growth as well as Geisinger’s advanced analytics platforms, including two Big Data platforms to support the Integrated Delivery Network. 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.

He is a member of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), Health Information Management System Society (HIMSS), and American Telemedicine Association (ATA), as well as serving on the Central Pennsylvania HIMSS Chapter Board, KINBER Board, which provides fiber optic connectivity throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.