John is seasoned executive with a distinguished career advising innovative organizations and developing/deploying innovative solutions and new healthcare delivery models. His experience includes developing and implementing long-term strategic, clinical informatics and digital health technology tools at several of the world’s largest healthcare organizations. He is recognized internationally as a thought leader and is frequently asked to provide key-note addresses on Innovation, Digital Health Technologies, and his SmartHealthcare Digital Delivery Models of Care. His CXO network has enabled John to open C-suite doors for business development opportunities in Interoperability, Managed Services, Innovation (Centers 0f Excellence), Care Delivery Modeling using Digital Health Technologies, and Optimizing Patient Consumerism. He also works effectively to foster cooperation across functional units including consumers in the planning process that has led to a high degree of client satisfaction and project success. As a recognized industry leader, John has negotiated and managed numerous Vender Partnerships for Interoperability, Population Health, Cognitive Computing, and CRM solutions.


  • Executive Leadership, Executive-level Relationship Management
  • Medical Informatics
  • Automated Clinical Workflows
  • Strategic Planning
  • Innovation Center Planning, Design and Operationalization
  • Digital Health Technologies, IT Optimization, IT Governance Models/Structure
  • Contract Negotiation/Execution
  • Physician Liaison/Management
  • Client/User Expectation Management
  • Process Development/Improvement
  • Business/Technology Consulting
  • System Implementation Planning
  • ACO Organization Strategies
  • Population Health Management
  • Consumerism/Patient Engagement

Professional Experience

  • Principal Executive Advisor – Warbird Consulting Partners
  • Founder & President – JPM Healthcare Advisors, LLC
  • Interim CIO – Kingman Regional Medical Center
  • Managing Director, IT and Digital Health Advisory Services – Healthcare IT Leaders
  • Executive Vice President, Innovation and Technology Services – The HCI Group
  • National Practice Director – Healthcare USA, NetApp
  • Director, IT Consulting Services South USA – Dell Services
  • Principal and Practice Leader – EMR Transition Services
  • Senior Vice President and CIO – St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
  • Practice Principal – Siemens Medical Solutions
  • Project Director – Siemens Medical Solutions
  • President – SecureLogic, LLC (a sister company); Health Care Strategic Solutions
  • Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Consulting Services – McKesson
  • Vice President & CIO – McLaren Health Care Corporation
  • Director, Medical Informatics, (CIO, Emory Clinic) – Emory University System of Healthcare
  • Senior Vice President – ICF Consulting Associates/Nesbitt Group

Professional Accomplishments

Managing clinical and business application Implementations including, but not limited to, Meditech, Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Workday, and Oracle

Advising Health System Boards and Senior executives on healthcare strategies and optimization of provider services and delivery models to meet future patient care and access requirements

Optimizing IT Governance, Infrastructure and Application Rationalization to improve IT performance and cost management

Negotiating vendor contracts for software licensing and support

Providing legacy application strategies including, data migration to new systems

Managing the implementation and optimization of Meditech Expanse

Designing and building a new Data Center

Negotiating and updating enterprise contracts with EHR companies like Meditech

Restructuring IT departments to meet the operational needs and strategic priorities of healthcare organizations

Developing IT strategic plans with short, intermediate, and long-term priorities and action plans

Creating a comprehensive Security program that included monitoring the organization 24/7
Providing leadership and management in modernizing and optimizing IT organization/departments

Establishing and managing Healthcare IT Leaders IT Advisory Services for Infrastructure Management, Interoperability Solutions and Partners, and Security

Presenting IT trends and strategies to healthcare organizations and industry organizations like CHIME, AHIMA and others via webinars and virtual conferences including CMS guidelines for Information Blocking and Patient Information Sharing, Digital Healthcare models and frameworks

Developing and implementing Covid-related scheduling, testing and reporting solutions for states and large non-healthcare organizations

Established the 2025 SmartHealthcare vision and frequently presents the model at national and international healthcare leadership conferences