by Jasmine Batchelor
April 2, 2018
Chief Information Officer,
Mark Gingrich is Chief Information Officer at Surescripts where he has played a key role in creating the nation’s leading health information network. As the company’s first employee in 2001, he led the IT build out, operations, and strategy through every phase of the company’s growth. Prior to joining Surescripts, Mark held management roles at McKesson, Abaton.com, and United Healthcare.
Mark has nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare information technology. In addition to NCPDP, his healthcare industry involvement includes Argonaut, Da Vinci, Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), and Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP). For EHNAC, a 501(c)(6) non-profit SDO, Gingrich served three terms as Commissioner, Standards Chair, and member of the Executive Committee. He has also been involved in various regional eHealth exchange initiatives including Minnesota e-Health Initiative, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium/MA Share, Markle Foundation’s Connecting for Health, and KatrinaHealth.org.
Mark received his MS in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Pennsylvania and his BS in computer science from Virginia Tech. He also serves on the board of Anser Innovation and the Advisory Board of Intelligent Insites.