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Jon Russell

Senior Vice President and CIO
John Muir Health System
Jon Russell is a senior vice president at John Muir Health and the associate CIO. He is responsible for Information Technology and Services (ITS). Bay Area-based John Muir Health is a 3.5 hospital IDN, employing 6,000, while partnering with about 900 affiliated physicians. John Muir Health generated $1.4B in revenue in 2013. Jon oversees the enterprise-wide IT functions and about 300 team members who make up the ITS division. In this role, Jon drives the strategic alignment of IT with John Muir Health’s enterprise-wide vision. Among his recent accomplishments, he co-led the fully-integrated implementation of the health system’s EHR and Revenue Cycle system install, bringing to that effort his extensive experience. He now stewards the ongoing maintenance and optimization of the Epic system that supports JMH’s inpatient and ambulatory settings. Under Jon’s direction, JMH has established a clinical and business informatics unit, positioning the health system to use robust data intelligence to deliver superior user support. Prior to assuming his current role in 2013, Jon served in a similar capacity at Kettering Health in Ohio, where he served for five years. Jon holds a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Union College and an MBA from Golden Gate University.


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