John M Kravitz

Senior VP & CIO
Geisinger Health System
John brings more than 25 years of Healthcare experience to Geisinger Health System. As Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Health System he has global responsibility for all areas of information technology including: Clinical Enterprise, Health Plan, Research and Medical School. As CIO he has the responsibility for all information technology strategic planning, operational effectiveness and efficiencies. The transformation of information technology to meet the growing needs of the organization in an agile approach is one of the primary responsibilities of the position. Prior to joining Geisinger, John was VP/CIO for Good Shepherd Rehab Network located in Allentown, Pa. While at Good Shepherd he had the technology responsibility for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a post-acute hospital and ambulatory clinic network through a joint venture with the University of Pennsylvania Health System located in downtown Philadelphia. He is a member of the Health Information Management System Society (HIMSS), College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and American Telemedicine Association (ATA), as well as serving on the Central Pennsylvania HIMSS Chapter Board as well as the KINBER Board, a fiber optic network connecting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to support education and healthcare research. John has a Master Science HealthCare Administration from King’s College, a Bachelor Science C. I. S./Business Administration, King’s College, and is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO).