Senior level healthcare information technology executive and strategist.
- Functional role: EIR - Healthcare IT Market
- Unfair Advantage: A technologist with deep understanding and experience of how technology can drive healthcare delivery.
Christopher is a senior level healthcare information technology executive and strategist. He is called upon by his clients to provide guidance and thought leadership specific to emerging healthcare technology offerings, compliance related issues and technology adoption. His recent roles include serving as Director of Emerging Healthcare Technology for AT&T, Vice President & COO for HealthInovation and Vice President and CIO for Piedmont Healthcare. Christopher currently serves as managing partner of Infinite Options, LLC. network of seasoned IT leaders with the passion to educate and lead industry transformation effort.
He has a track record of successfully implementing and providing strategic enterprise-wide solutions that address the current issues faced by health systems including; governance, meaningful use, PPACA, HITECH Act, HIPAA, EMR Adoption, CMS quality measures, and HIEs. In addition, Christopher is an experienced IT leader with demonstrated ability to build peak-performing teams and achieve cross-functional business objectives that effectively integrate within the clinical setting. As a valued member of senior management teams, he’s contributed a seasoned, broad-based perspective with the maturity to lead IT transformation efforts in all areas of the healthcare business. His business philosophy is to create pragmatic IT strategies and implementation plans designed for maximum return.
Christopher is a graduate of Fort Valley State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Mathematics and Executive Master of Science in Management of Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition to his formal education, he’s received various certifications in the areas of healthcare information technology (CPHIT), customer relationship management (CRM), technical management, total quality control, project management, and other various I.T. related fields of study.