The Connected Community Health 2020 Summit & Expo will include two exciting keynote speakers.
Paul Black, Chief Executive Officer and President, Allscripts
Paul Black is Allscripts Chief Executive Officer and President and sits on the Company’s board. Black became CEO in December 2012, after serving on Allscripts Board of Directors for seven months. As Chief Executive Officer, Black oversees the direction of the company and its commitment to delivering a Connected Community of Health™.
Before joining Allscripts, Black served as Operating Executive of Genstar Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, and Senior Advisor at New Mountain Finance Corporation, an investment management company.
Previously, Black spent more than 12 years with Cerner Corporation in various executive positions, retiring as Chief Operating Officer in 2007. He helped build Cerner into a market leader in healthcare information technology with more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue. Prior to Cerner, Black spent 12 years at IBM in a number of senior sales, marketing and professional services leadership positions. He also was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Truman Medical Centers.
Black currently serves as a director of Haemonetics Corporation, a public medical device company, and is on the boards of several private companies in the healthcare and software industries. Black received a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
Eric Baumgartner, MD, MPH, Director, Policy and Program Development, Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI)
Dr. Eric Baumgartner is a career public health physician engaged in a variety of community and national activities focused on issues of population health and access to care. Currently he serves as Senior Community Health Strategist for the Louisiana Public Health Institute. He also serves as a Commissioner of the Louisiana Health Care Commission. Nationally, Dr. Baumgartner has served as a Technical Assistance Provider for the Georgia Health Policy Center Technical Assistance Program team for HRSA’s Rural Health Network Development grantees and has served as Coaching Faculty for the first three cohorts of the National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health directed by the Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA. In addition, Dr. Baumgartner continues to engage in public speaking, facilitation and community coaching for community health initiatives nationally.
Formerly, Dr Baumgartner served as the Director of the Community Access and State Planning Programs of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration in Rockville, Maryland. Prior to that position, he served in a variety of posts in state public health agencies in the states of Mississippi, Hawaii, Texas and Louisiana. While in Louisiana, he served as the State Health Officer for three years. In Texas, he served as the Chief of the Bureau of Managed Care of the Texas Department of Health where he shared in the responsibility for converting Medicaid to managed care.
Dr. Baumgartner received his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and his Masters of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He completed a residency in general pediatrics at the University of Arkansas and completed a second residency in general preventive medicine at Tulane. He received board certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine and from the American Board of Pediatrics.