As Chief Executive Officer, Tom Skelton is responsible for leading the nationwide health information network’s strategy, performance and operations, as it works to perfect e-prescribing and expand clinical messaging capabilities across key market segments, including pharmacies, providers, benefit managers, and health information exchanges.
Mr. Skelton is a seasoned CEO with more than 25 years of experience in corporate management, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as strong expertise in both the healthcare technology and healthcare services sectors.
Prior to joining Surescripts, Mr. Skelton served as Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Radiology Group, a leading diagnostic imaging services firm which grew substantially under his leadership. Mr. Skelton also founded Confluence Medical Systems and served as a senior executive at MED3000, a technology-enabled provider of revenue cycle management services.
Before founding Confluence, he served as CEO of Misys Healthcare Systems from 2000 to 2007. During his tenure, Misys Healthcare more than doubled in size and expanded its business to include significant positions in home health and transaction services.
Mr. Skelton is based in Surescripts’ Arlington, VA corporate headquarters. He is a native of Pittsburgh, PA, where he studied Management Information Systems and Services at Robert Morris University. Mr. Skelton serves as a board member of Regenersis, a global provider of diagnostics, repair, and data erasure services to the consumer electronics industry. Until recently, he had also been a non-executive director of Micro Focus International Plc since 2006.