Mark R. Anderson, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CEO, AC Group, Inc. & COO, East TX Health System

Mr. Anderson, CEO of AC Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier IT research futurists dedicated to health care. He has 45 years’ experience in Healthcare as a CEO, CFO and the corporate CIO at 4 IDNs and has worked with over 250 hospitals and over 26,000 physicians. Additionally, since 2010, Mr. Anderson has worked with 28 ACOs regarding moving from FFS to VBR, has created over 20 Care Coordination and Patient Engagement programs, and has developed the 7-Stages of VBR functionality matrix. Finally, Mr. Anderson has served as an Expert Witness on numerous legal cases dealing with Healthcare Technologies, hospital protocols, and numerous malpractice cases.

During the past 45+ years, he has worked with more than 400 Physician offices ranging in size from 1 provider to 2,150 providers and more than 250 hospitals institutions in 20 states ranging in size from 4 beds to 2,600 beds. Besides serving at the CEO of AC Group, Mr. Anderson served as the Interim CEO/CFO of Doctors Diagnostic Hospital, interim CIO for the Taconic IPA, VP of healthcare for META Group, Inc., the Chief Information Officer with West Tennessee Healthcare, the Corporate CIO for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Health System.