Senior Vice President, Population Health, Cerner
As the senior vice president of Population Health, John Glaser is focused on driving Cerner’s population health technology and product strategies. He is a member of the Cerner Executive Committee. He impacts clients by devoting his career to advancing health care through innovation and commits to helping clients maximize their investment in health care information technology.
John joined Cerner in 2015 as a part of the Siemens Heath Services acquisition, where he was CEO. Prior to Siemens, John was vice president and CIO at Partners HealthCare; he also previously served as vice president of information systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
John was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the past-president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He has served on several industry and corporate boards including; eHealth Initiative, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), NCQA, Press Ganey, PatientPing and InTouch Health. He is a fellow of CHIME, HIMSS and the American College of Medical Informatics. He is a former senior advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
John received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has written over 200 articles and three books on the strategic application of IT in health care, including the most widely used textbook on the topic, “Healthcare Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care.” John is on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the Medical University of South Carolina, the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and the Harvard School of Public Health.