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John Santelli

Chief Information Officer
UnitedHealth Group

Executive Vice President
Optum Technology


CIOs as change agents

As CIOs and IT leaders, our role in the health care system is rapidly transforming. Long considered purveyors of technology, we’re now agents of change. Never before has our position been more relevant as we architect digital transformation while “keeping the lights on."

To kick off the new year, David Chennisi and I are sharing our perspective on the CIO’s role in digital transformation. David, a former CIO, is senior vice president of Optum Advisory Services. We hope you find this helpful as you develop your modernization strategies.


Gartner Predicts 2018 for health plan CIOs

U.S. Healthcare Payer CIOs Must Step Up and Deliver to Seize the Advantage in a Disrupted Healthcare Ecosystem

In their latest research, Gartner provides recommendations on how CIOs must change and adapt their strategy to meet the demands of disruptions in the health care industry. Download your complimentary copy today.

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"CIOs must deliver the consumer engagement, analytic and care management technologies their organizations need to become digital health Orchestrators."


IT is changing the health care ecosystem

Are you innovating for the future? Optum maps out the journey to a new health ecosystem.

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Connect IT all to do digital right the first time

Explore the CIO's role in architecting the connected health care ecosystem.

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