Author - Jon Russell
Jon Russell is a senior vice president at John Muir Health (JMH) and the CIO. He is responsible for Information Technology and Services, Enterprise Analytics and Data Security. Bay Area-based John Muir Health is a 3.5 hospital IDN, employing 6,000, while partnering with 1,000 affiliated physicians. JMH generated $1.5B in revenue in 2016. Jon oversees the enterprise-wide IT, Analytics and Data Security functions and about 300 team members who make up the ITS division. In this role, Jon drives the strategic alignment of IT and Analytics with John Muir Health’s enterprise-wide vision and strategy with a focus on affordability and a return on investment. Among his accomplishments, are the 2017 HIMSS stage 7 certification and the 2017 CIO 100 award for JMH. He is currently focused on an enterprise resource planning implementation scheduled to go live in 2018. In 2013, Jon co-led the fully-integrated implementation of the health system’s Electronic Health Record 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, including a 300+ physician Epic Community Connect program. Under Jon’s direction, JMH has established an enterprise analytics program, 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.