Mark Gingrich is the Chief Information Officer. He brings over 30 years of experience across most aspects of information systems and technology to Surescripts with 25 years healthcare experience. Mark has also been involved with e-prescribing industry standards groups including Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), and National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP).
Prior to joining Surescripts Mr. Gingrich was the Senior Director of Knowledge-based Systems for iMcKesson, a division of McKesson Corporation, the world's largest drug distribution and healthcare technology company. Mr. Gingrich also served as Director of Integration and Knowledge Systems for Abaton.com, Inc, a developer of web-based physician connectivity services and applications acquired by McKesson in 1999. Mr. Gingrich has also held various management and technical positions with United Healthcare and Unisys.
Mr. Gingrich received his Master of Science in Computer and Information Science in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA and his B.S. in Computer Science with Math Minor from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Mr. Gingrich serves on the Advisory Board of Intelligent Insites, and is the President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.