Mark Anderson

COO of East TX MSO/IPA/ACO and CEO of AC Group
AC Group
Mr. Anderson is a former CIO for 5 IDNs, an interim CFO and CEO of Rural Hospitals, is one of the nation's premier healthcare futurists, and is one of the leading national speakers on Healthcare –speaking at over 1,000 conferences and meetings since 2000. Mr. Anderson has spent the last 43+ years focusing on Healthcare – not just technology questions, but strategic, policy, and organizational considerations. He tracks industry trends, conducts member surveys, publishes case studies, assesses best practices, performs benchmarking studies, and evaluates over 70 product categories within healthcare that are offered by more than 500 software and RCM vendors. Besides serving at the CEO of AC Group, Mr. Anderson served as the Interim CEO/CFO of Doctors Diagnostic Hospital, CIO for the Taconic IPA, VP of healthcare for META Group, Inc., the CIO with West Tennessee Healthcare, the Corporate CIO for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Health System, the Corporate Internal IT Consultant with the Sisters of Providence Hospitals, and the Executive Director for Management Services for Denver Health and Hospitals and Harris County Hospital District. Mr. Anderson received his BS in Business, is completing his MBA in Health Care Administration, and is a Fellow with HIMSS.