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As Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President, John Glynn serves as the chief information services strategist and overall information services administrative and operations leader for Rochester Regional Health (RRH).
John is an experienced and accomplished healthcare information technology executive with over 30 years of progressive experience in information technology and business leadership. He has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry developing, implementing and providing leadership over innovative healthcare solutions. John is passionate about leveraging technology to enhance the patient and provider experience, designing and developing healthcare information technology systems, and seeing healthcare transform “to enable every member of the communities we serve to enjoy a better, healthier life.”
In 2017, the foremost organization in the health technology industry, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), recognized Rochester Regional Health hospitals with the industry’s highest standard for electronic medical record adoption and implementation. The validation recognizes the system’s commitment to reducing medical errors by providing safer, more efficient and cost effective care through the transition away from paper records to complete electronic medical record adoption. This designation has been achieved by only six percent of hospitals nationwide and places Rochester Regional Health’s hospitals as the first in Upstate New York.
Before serving as Chief Information Officer at Rochester Regional Health, John served in the same capacity for Unity Hospital for more than nine years. He also served as Information Technology Director and Associate Chief Information Officer for the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Outside of his job, John volunteers his time as a member of numerous boards and community committees including the Le Moyne College Board of Regents, the Rochester RHIO (Regional Health Information Organization) Board of Directors, the New York eHealth Collaborative Board of Directors and the Finger Lakes Performing Providers System Board of Directors.
John earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Le Moyne College in Syracuse and a master’s degree in business administration from Syracuse University.