John Weir has over 18 years of senior management experience in healthcare technology, spanning an array of national and regional initiatives. With a rich history in vendor client services leadership, he has paved the way in EHR and population health management software rollout and integrations, building methodologies and teams focused on client satisfaction and product utilization. He has a keen ability to effectively align technology use with strategies to improve outcomes and quality across the care continuum.
Mr. Weir’s skills include developing large-scale programs and new service lines for both private and government clients and completing many large-scale clinical data integration projects for hospitals and physician organizations. He has provided project management of an Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) CMMI grant with 15 healthcare organizations to leverage healthcare data analytics to improve care coordination and population health management. He also led a pioneering EHR adoption program for primary care physicians, funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), called DOQ-IT. This program offered insight into technical assistance, financial incentives and EHR systems requirements that could aid CMS in achieving higher EHR adoption rates.
As a client services executive, he has led implementation and account management teams for organizations including Phytel Inc., Allscripts and Lumetra Healthcare Solutions, driving new business and excellent client satisfaction results. As a business leader, he provides strategy development, business planning, and project execution for organizations and is adept at influencing multi-stakeholder groups to ensure team harmonization and delivery of commitments within tight budgets and aggressive deadlines.
John holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in history and political science from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. Additionally, he completed graduate-level courses in computing and information systems at University of Ulster in Northern Ireland before starting his career in healthcare technology.